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Animato Strings presents International Violin Competition 2014

BRISBANE, Australia - March 31, 2014 - PRLog -- Following its successful debut in 2013, Animato Strings’ Dietrich Lasa is pleased to announce the second Animato International Violin Competition.

This competition will be open to violinists who are aged 17 and under.

The first round requires entrants to submit a short video of them performing a piece of their choice. After this stage, twelve entrants will be chosen to take part in the onsite competition where they will perform live in front of adjudicators and the public.

The winner will receive a Guarneri replica Violin to the value of $20,000 crafted by Konrad Kohlert from Bavaria, Germany.

“I wanted to promote a concert with a sense of friendship and cooperation, in which both winners and the other contestants participated,” Mr. Lasa said.
“I feel strongly that competitions are missing that aspect of comradeship”.

Showcasing some of the Southern Hemisphere’s best young violinists, this event is a celebration of classical music and the next generation of talented performers. The competition will take place from December 12-14, 2014, in the Old Museum Building in Brisbane, Australia.

Entries to be uploaded at

Notes for media:

·      The second and third prizes are vouchers to the value of $3000 and $1000 to be used for purchases from Animato Strings.

·       The Old Museum has been the site of cultural and educational facilities for over 110 years.

·       Judging panel includes world renowned violinist and conductor Spiros Rantos; winner of International Violin competitions in Colmar, France, and Forte dei Marmi, Italy. He has taught at the Victorian College of the Arts, the University of Southern Queensland & University of Melbourne.

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