Canada pitches in with six-digit violin contestmain
The prizes keep increasing, but are they delivering the talent?
Concours musical international de Montréal (CMIM) officials are proud to announce that Violin 2019’s First Prize is valued at over CA$100,000. This is an all-time high for a First Prize at the CMIM, increasing from $80,000 to $102,500 thanks to the generosity of valued partners Ville de Montréal, Azrieli Foundation, Makers’ Forum, and Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity.
The First Prize package includes :
$30,000 in cash offered by the Ville de Montréal
$50,000 Joseph Rouleau Career Development Grant offered by the Azrieli Foundation
$20,000 instrument crafted by a team of Quebec’s finest violin and bow makers offered by the Makers’ Forum
$2,500 residency at the Banff Centre for Arts and Creativity