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Jan 15–29, 2023

Come see History in the Making  

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Congratulations! 
EOIVC 2023 Finalists

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Congratulations to the four young and talented violinists who have advanced to the Final Round of the 2023 Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition!  

Zachary Brandon (24, United States), Gabrielle Després (22, Canada / United States), Laurel Gagnon (28, United States), and  Hina Khuong-Huu (18, France / Japan / United States). 

The EOIVC 2023 Final Round will be held across two days—Saturday, January 28, at 7:30p, and Sunday, January 29, at 3p— and takes place at the Keith C. and Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center at Lynn Univeristy. The four finalists will be featured in a performance with the Lynn Philharmonia conducted by Guillermo Figueroa.  Two competitors will perform each concert. The winners of EOIVC 2023 will be announced following the program and final deliberation on Sunday, January 29. 

On January 29, the EOIVC will award four monetary prizes: First Prize $30,000 (provided by David and Amy Fulton Foundation); Second Prize $15,000 (provided by Tarisio Fine Instruments & Bows); Third Prize $10,000 (provided by Price Wealth Management); and Honorable Mention $5,000 (provided by the family of Gerald and Barbara Arbetter and The Goldberg Foundation in loving memory of Gerald and Barbara Arbetter).

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first prize winner will also receive career support, including management and public relations representation, as well as a violin (provided by Christopher Germain); a Silver-mounted Bow, Inspired by Elmar Oliveira’s Dominique Peccatte (provided by Rodney Mohr); a Musafia Violin Case (provided by Christopher Reuning, Reuning & Son Violins); a PRESTO® Impulse Carbon Fiber Violin Bow (provided by SHAR Music); a New York City recital (provided by Tarisio Fine Instruments & Bows); a performance in Cremona, Italy (provided by Amorim Fine Violins); coaching sessions (provided by The Creatives Leadership Academy); and more than 40 guaranteed national and international performances.

EOIVC 2023 Final Round
Of the Third Triennial Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition
January 28 & 29, 2023  -- WATCH LIVE

You can watch all rounds LIVE on the Violin Channel, the official media partner of the 2023 EOIVC, or the EOIVC’s YouTube Channel.

Saturday, January 28, 2023 at 7:30pm

Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition 

Finals Day 1 (Finalists 1 & 2)

Keith C. & Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

Lynn Philharmonia

Guillermo Figueroa, conductor

 

Competitor 1: Gabrielle Després

Sibelius: Concerto in D minor for Violin and Orchestra, op. 47                             

INTERMISSION

 

Competitor 2: Zachary Brandon

Sibelius: Concerto in D minor for Violin and Orchestra, op. 47

Tickets ranging from $35-$50 can be purchased via credit card only by calling 561-237-9000 or by going online at www.lynn.edu/events.

Sunday, January 29, 2023 at 3pm

Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition 

Finals Day 2 (Finalist 3 & 4) 

Keith C. & Elaine Johnson Wold Performing Arts Center

Lynn Philharmonia

Guillermo Figueroa, conductor

 

Competitor 3: Laurel Gagnon

Bartók: Concerto No. 2 for Violin and Orchestra, BB. 177

 

INTERMISSION

 

Competitor 4: Hina Khuong-Huu

Sibelius: Concerto in D minor for Violin and Orchestra, op. 47

The winners of EOIVC 2023 will be announced following the program and final deliberation on Sunday, January 29

Tickets ranging from $35-$50 can be purchased via credit card only by calling 561-237-9000 or by going online at www.lynn.edu/events.

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EOIVC 2023 Is Here!

From January 15-29 the campus of Lynn University in Boca Raton, FL will be home to the EOIVC 2023. Twenty extremely talented young violinists will compete for nearly $140,000 in prizes. The Finals, 7:30pm on January 28 and 3pm on January 29, will be streamed live on our YouTube Channel and our Facebook page. 

Tickets ranging from $35-$50 can be purchased via credit card only by calling 561-237-9000 or by going online at www.lynn.edu/events

 

Student tickets are available with a valid student ID. 

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About Us

The EOIVC is deeply committed to its mission of providing talented violinists, ages 16-32, who are at the start of their careers, with networking, management, public relations, community engagement and concert opportunities in addition to a monetary prize. These long-term career development tools reach well beyond financial support, actively demonstrating the strong dedication of the EOIVC to cultivating and nurturing developing musicians as well as encouraging them to engage with the communities they serve. The EOIVC is the flagship program of the Elevar Foundation. 

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Meet Julian Rhee
EOIVC 2020
First Prize Winner

The first-prize winner of the 2020 Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition and most recently named a 2021 Astral National Auditions winner, Julian Rhee is fast gaining recognition as an outstanding musician and performer in the US.

An avid soloist, Julian made his Milwaukee Symphony Orchestra debut at age 8, and has gone on to perform with such ensembles as the San Diego Symphony and the Symphony Orchestras of Pittsburgh, Eugene (OR), and Madison (WI).  He has performed in an array of prestigious venues, including Ravinia’s Bennett Gordon Hall in Chicago; the Heinz Hall in Pittsburgh; The Musikverein in Vienna; and the New World Center in Miami.

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EOIVC in the Community

The EOIVC, a flagship program of the Elevar Foundation, is deeply commitment to engaging with the communities it serves. The EOIVC recognizes the vital importance of encouraging and inspiring young musicians to think beyond themselves, using their skills to better the world around them and striving to become citizen artists.  The EOIVC provides a wide-range of community engagement activities that not only involve its Laureates, but also its international judges and its Founder & Artistic Director, Elmar Oliveira and Executive Director, Jill Arbetter.

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JOIN OUR TEAM & DONATE TODAY! 

The Elevar Foundation, home to the EOIVC, offers individuals, companies and foundations a unique opportunity to make a lasting investment in the world of the arts and humanities.  Join Team Elevar by pledging your support today! 

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