2023 Music in the Vineyards Festival
Solo Instrumental Competition
for string players and pianists
Open to California residents, Music in the Vineyards’ annual Solo Instrumental Competition will award $3,500 in prize money. A first and second prize will be awarded in both the Piano Division and the String Division. Applicants must be at least 13, and no older than 18, by March 1, 2023.
NOTE: All prizewinners must be available to perform live on August 5, 2023, at the Music in the Vineyards Winner’s Recital in Napa, CA to receive their award. Please do not apply if you will be unavailable to perform live on the August 5th. (Note: a travel stipend is granted to finalists. See Guidelines below)
- Thursday, March 2, 2023 - Online application deadline (no videos).
- Thursday, March 23, 2023 - Preliminary Round video submission deadline.
- Saturday, June 3, 2023, 11:00am - Final Round, conducted live, online (no recorded performances allowed)
- Saturday, August 5, 2023 - Winners Recital at Music in the Vineyards Festival, Napa, CA (must be present to receive award)
Piano Division: 1st place - $1,000 2nd place - $750
Strings Division: 1st place - $1,000 2nd place - $750