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Alice Kitchen Memorial Scholarship Competition
May 13 @ 1:00 pm - 5:00 pm
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2023 Alice Frazier Kitchen Memorial Scholarship Competition
Date of Competition: Saturday afternoon, May 13, 2023
Venue of Competition: Loyola Marymount University, Marymount Institute
Date and location of Winners’ Recital: TBA
Category I (Age 10 & Under)
First Place Angie Lu (piano) (student of Marina Kalantarova)
Second Place Johnson Qu (violin) (student of Dimitry Olevsky)
Honorable Mention Laura Cai (piano) (student of Marina Kalantarova)
Category II (Age 13 & Under)
First Place Rachel Lee (piano) (student of Kyunghwa Yoon)
Second Place Adeline Rader (viola) (student of Ben Bartelt)
Category III (Age 15 & Under)
First Place Lola Goetz (student of Mary Ann Cummins)
Category IV (Age 15 & Under)
First Place Sabrina Lo (piano) (student of Anders Martinson)
Second Place Tie Melissa Ho (piano) (student of Wojciech Kocyan)
Second Place Tie Timotee Allouch (piano) (student of Mary Ann Cummins)
Congratulations to the winners, their teachers and the parents!
The Alice Frazier Kitchen Scholarship Competition is open to students of active teacher members of MTAC-WLA. The competition is geared toward the most deserving students of all instruments. Teachers may enter up to three students.
Category 1: age 10 & under. Entry fee: $55. Prizes: 1st place: $150; 2nd place: $100.
Category 2: age 13 & under. Entry fee: $60. Prizes: 1st place: $200; 2nd place: $150.
Category 3: age 15 & under. Entry fee: $65. Prizes: 1st place: $250; 2nd place: $200.
Category 4: age 18 & under, & pre-college. Entry fee: $70. Prizes: 1st place: $300; 2nd place: $250.
Honorable mentions will be awarded at the discretion of judges.
* To enter in a category, students must be the above mentioned age or younger on the date of competition.
Entry fees are NON-REFUNDABLE
At the discretion of judges, ties may be possible. In the event of a tie, scholarship award amounts may be redistributed within the Category.
Deadline to email proof-of-age document to Louisa Wong at email@example.com, fill out the online application form and to pay registration fee: May 1, 2023.
Winners must be present and perform at the winners recital.
Entrants from Category 1 & 2 must present a recital program of at least two works (up to three works) from two contrasting historical periods.; entrants from Category 3 and 4 must present a recital program of three works (single movements of longer works are acceptable) from at least two contrasting historical periods: Medieval/Renaissance, Baroque, Classical, Romantic, Impressionist, Contemporary.
Maximum duration of competing time for each entrant is:
Category 1 8 minutes Category 2 10 minutes Category 3 13 minutes
Category 4 15 minutes
All music must be memorized for piano and voice students. Memorization for wind students is optional. Memorization for string students must follow the MTAC Certificate of Merit syllabus requirements for Panel auditions. No unauthorized photocopy/photocopies are allowed at the competition. Students who are required to have their pieces memorized must bring one original score for each of their pieces for the judges; any student who brings an unauthorized photocopy/photocopies to the competition may be disqualified and prohibited from competing. In the event of out-of-print score(s) downloaded from online sources, photocopy/photocopies will be permitted with the appropriate license from the publishing company, but they must be cleared with the Scholarship Competition Chair prior to the audition. Students who play with scores must bring two original scores.
Previous 1st-place winners of a category are not eligible to enter the same or any lower category. However, they may enter a higher category.
Decisions of the judges are final. Judges are not obligated to select a winner in each category.
In the event of any dispute, claim, question, or disagreement arising from or relating to the terms and conditions of this Competition or the Competition Agreement, or the breach thereof, MTAC-WLA shall use its best effort to settle the dispute, claim, question, or disagreement. To this effect, they shall consult and negotiate with each other in good faith, and recognizing their mutual interests, attempt to reach a just and equitable solution satisfactory to both parties. If they do not reach such solution within a period of sixty (60) days, then upon notice by either party to the other, all disputes, claims, questions, or differences shall be finally settled by arbitration administered by the American Arbitration Association in accordance with the provisions of its Commercial Arbitration Rules.
Please contact Competition Co-Chairs Louisa Wong ( firstname.lastname@example.org) or Dr. Wojciech Kocyan (email@example.com) with any questions.