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Hudson Valley Philharmonic ~ 45th String Competition at Skinner Hall, Vassar College

10am-12pm (semi-finalists)
3pm-5pm (finalists)
Three finalists perform in recital. A reception follows.

This string competition gives the public a rare opportunity to hear and see some of the best young violinists, cellists, and violists in the world before their careers have even begun. The competition has always attracted some of the finest conservatory string players in the world, and many participants have gone on to illustrious classical music careers.

The first prizewinner receives a cash award of $3,000 and will perform as guest soloist with the Hudson Valley Philharmonic during the following season, and will also have the opportunity to travel to Italy for a week to perform a recital at the MUSICAL LANDSCAPES OF TUSCANY FESTIVAL in August 2017.

Previous notables include: violist Marcus Thompson ’67 (Boston Chamber Players), cellist Fred Sherry ’68, violinist Ani Kavafian ’73 (Lincoln Center Chamber Players soloist), violinist Adela Pena ’85 (Eroica Trio), and violinist Judith Ingolfsson ’96 (1998 Indianapolis International Violin Competition winner).

Future Performances

  • April 8th - 21st Century Giants
  • April 19th - Young People's Concert - two concerts 10am and 11:45am
  • April 29th - The Ninth

 

Date:Sunday, Mar 19th, 2017
Time:3:00 pm -
Cost:See website for ticket information
Contact URL:http://www.bardavon.org/upcoming-shows/?fwp_show_category=hvp
Location: Vassar College, Skinner Hall of Music
Skinner Hall of Music
124 Raymond Ave.
Poughkeepsie, NY 12604

The Music Department resides in the Belle Skinner Hall of Music, a beautiful neo-Gothic building that opened in 1932. At the heart of the building are the Mary Anna Fox Martel Recital Hall and one of the finest college music libraries in the country. There are also several classrooms, including Thekla......Read more

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