Prizes 2021

Prizes

Senior Section

1st Prize: 
USD $20,000
plus a 2-year loan of a golden period Stradivarius violin from the private collection of Jonathan Moulds CBE through the Beare’s International Violin Society and a bow made by Christophe Landon.

Sponsored by the Richmond Area Rotary Clubs

2nd Prize: 
USD $15,000
plus a 2-year loan of a fine old violin from Christophe Landon Rare Violins, Inc.

Sponsored by an anonymous Richmond donor

3rd Prize: 
USD $10,000

Sponsored by the Henri Moerel Foundation

4th Prize: 

USD $5,000

Sponsored by the VCU School of Business

Mozart Prize
USD $1,500

Sponsored by Peter Outen

Composer Award:
USD $1,500

Sponsored by the Richard S. Reynolds Foundation

Audience Prize: 
USD $1,500

Presented by CultureWorks

Junior Section

1st Prize:
USD $10,000
plus a 2-year loan of a fine old Italian violin

Sponsored by Florian Leonhard Fine Violins London & New York

2nd Prize: 

USD $7,500
plus a 2-year loan of a fine old violin from Christophe Landon Rare Violins, Inc.

Sponsored by an anonymous Richmond donor

3rd Prize:
USD $5,000

Sponsored by the Henri Moerel Foundation

4th Prize:

USD $4,000

Sponsored by Virginia Union University

5th Prize:
USD $3,000

Sponsored by the Chamber Music Society of Central Virginia

Composer Award: 
USD $1,000

Sponsored by the Richard S. Reynolds Foundation

Audience Prize: 
USD $1,000

Presented by CultureWorks

Additional prizes

4 prizewinners will be selected to receive a GEWA violin case, awarded by GEWA music GmbH

The EMCY Prize for Exceptional Performance, awarded by the European Union of Music Competitions for Youth (EMCY)


Prizewinners will be offered concert opportunities and courses including:

Other opportunities will be added to this list and special prizes may be awarded at the jury’s discretion.

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