Application fees (each entry):
Qualified category $38
Open category $48
Prodigy category $55
Open Ensemble Group$25 (each contestant group member under 3)
Open Ensemble Group $19 (each contestant group member 4 and more)
Qualified Ensemble Group$19 (each contestant group member under 3)
Qualified Ensemble Group $15 (each contestant group member 4 and more)
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Please fill in your info on-line and print out the forms. We have updated our application procedure: The forms have to be type in with your computer to prevent miss-spelling errors. All the results will be post in one week after the contest at Satori CM Contest site.
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Grand Prize Contest: Procedure and Schedule
1st place winners in the Prodigy and Open categories are encouraged to sign up for the Grand Prize Contest. An additional $15 application fee will be applied for each contestant. Grand Prize Contest and Winner' concert normally starts right after the Prodigy contest.
Four (4) solo winners will be chosen as follows:
Category I: Age nine (9) and younger.
Category II: Ages ten (10) through twelve (12).
Category III: Ages thirteen (13) through fifteen (15).
Category IV: Ages sixteen (16) and up.
Two (2) groups of ensemble contestants will be chosen as follows:
Category I: Age thirteen (13) and younger. The oldest member of the ensemble must be under thirteen (13).
Category II: Age fourteen (14) and up.
Grand Prize Winners:
-Certificate of Excellence
-Satori Strings Contest Grand Trophy
Grand Prize Participants:
-Certificate of Recognition and
-Perfroming video on Youtube/satoristrings
Prodigy and Open categories Winners:
Qualified category Winners:
Application Fees for Each Entry
I. Qualified Category: $38
II. Open Category: $48
III. Prodigy Category: $55
IV: Open Ensemble Group: $19 (each Group mebers 4 or more) Ensemble Group: $25 (each group members 3 or less)
V: Qualified Ensemble Group: $15 (each Group mebers 4 or more) Ensemble Group: $19 (each group members 3 or less)
About Satori Strings Contest
Join us in Arcadia, CA during the last weekend of June each year Satori Strings Contest open to young musicians up to the age of 19, the finest players in over 150 performing categories will take home the prestigious Satori trophy. Contest areas include Prodigy, Open, Qualified and Jr. Qualified categories as well as small ensemble contests, Baroque and American music specialties. Separate sections for Violin, Viola, Cello, and Double Bass are further divided into specific age groups. The top four finishers in each category and age group will take home a beautiful commemorative trophy. Winners in the Collegiate and Prodigy categories may advance to the grand prize contest. Entry fees start at $20 per category. Contact Satori Strings for more information and your free entry package. Entry forms are also available at Amac Violin Center as well as through your private music teacher or local Satori retail location.