Strings International Music Festival Video Contest on Facebook

Strings International Music Festival is excited to announce a new online classical music video contest on their Facebook page.
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April 21, 2009 - PRLog -- The Strings International Music Festival is pleased to announce its first on-line, video-based concerto competition.  Interested musicians need simply visit the Strings International Music Festival’s Facebook page (also new to SIMF) to upload their video!

The competition is open to contestants of all ages. Repertoire requirements are as follows: One work or portion of a work (such as a movement) of the participant’s choosing, no more than four minutes in length. Performances may be accompanied or unaccompanied and must be performed by memory. There are no age categories for this event, and contestants will be judged by an open, on-line audience (i.e. fan-based).

SIMF Facebook fans will be the acting “judges;” so, audience members wishing to act as adjudicators need to visit the Strings International Music Festival’s Facebook and sign up as fans ASAP (please do not post any opinions or votes of the videos on the actual Facebook page – any such postings will be deleted and not considered.). Videos must be posted by May 22nd to be considered. Votes must be submitted by June 1st.  

The competition winner will be announced at the 2009 Strings International Music Festival Opening Recital, Sunday, June 14th, and will receive a $500 scholarship to the 2010 Strings International Music Festival, a solo performance opportunity (details to be announced), as well as the opportunity of posting his/her winning video on the SIMF website (visited by classical music fans from around the world) at  

The winner’s presence is not required, but the announcement will be made in front of a full audience.

This is an excellent opportunity for classical musicians of all ages to gain performance exposure – as well as competition experience.

Interested musicians:  visit the Strings International Music Festival’s Facebook page for complete details. Simply log on to and click on the Facebook link (approximately half-way down the homepage).

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Strings International Music Festival’s music camp is a summer program for classical music students of all ages and skill levels, and includes private lessons and master classes with members of The Philadelphia Orchestra, including principal players.
Source:Emily Gojko, PR Associate for SIMF
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