• Crossroads
Saturday, February 9, 2019 (PLEASE NOTE THE DATE CHANGE)
1714 21st Street, Santa Monica, CA 90404
*Please note the date has been changed from Sunday, Dec. 2 to Saturday, Feb. 9.

The Elizabeth Mandell Music Institute (EMMI), Crossroad School's elite pre-professional orchestral and chamber music program, is holding a competition for highly gifted violinists, violists and cellists who are currently in 8th-11th grades. Appropriate candidates for the competition are advanced musicians who practice and perform high-level solo and orchestral repertoire.
Merit scholarships of 1st prize: $15,000, 2nd prize $10,000 and 3rd prize $5,000 will be awarded to the winners who apply for admission and are accepted to Crossroads. Winners who are not accepted for admission to Crossroads will not receive merit scholarships.
Participants in the competition will perform and participate in:
  • One or more solo pieces of your choice that demonstrates both fast/technical playing as well as slow/lyrical playing.  A movement or movements of a sonata or concerto are accepted. With or without accompanist.
 Any questions about the competition may be sent via email to EDoerner@xrds.org.

EMMI Alumni

EMMI alumni have consistently gone on to perform in some of the finest professional symphony orchestras in the world. In addition, they have assumed leadership roles in opera companies, professional societies and in teaching.

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