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    • Who will take home the Grand Prize?

      Join us every summer for an intense week of competition featuring the best new talent  in classical music.

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    • The Future is Bright

      Twelve young virtuosos from across the globe will come together this summer to compete for the prestigious Orford Music Award.  Vote for your favourite and see how he or she progresses through three evenings of elimination rounds and one electrifying final!  This coveted prize offers a unique springboard for the most promising artists of the new generation.

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    The Prizes:

    • 1st prize

      Cash prize

      An invitation to participate in the Orford Music Festival

      A full scholarship for two weeks at the Orford Music Academy

      Concert opportunities

      A professional photo shoot

      A professional recording session

    • 2nd prize

      Cash prize

      A full scholarship for two weeks at the Orford Music Academy

      A professional photo shoot

    • 3rd prize

      Cash prize

      A full scholarship for one week at the Orford Music Academy

    • People’s Choice Award

      Cash prize

      An invitation to participate in the Orford Music Festival

      A full scholarship for one week at the Orford Music Academy

    Prerequisites

    Must participate in at least one master class or one workshop during the 2020 Orford Music Academy, or have participated in a master class between 2015 and 2019. Must be available from August 09 and 15, 2020. Must be 16 years of age or older.

    Schedule

    • TO BE ANNOUNCED
    • Meet the Semi-finalists!

      The Orford Music Award semi-finalists are talented, hard-working and passionate about their art. But they are also dynamic, inspiring young people with a deep love of music and unlimited potential.  Discover their unique stories!

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    Semi-finalists