Three Violinists Win at International Music Competition

Congratulations to three of the School of Music and Dance violinists who placed at The Music International Grand Prix Competition! The competition is a multi-round international competition for musicians of all ages. Performances were held in Canada, Asia, Europe, and the United States. Originally scheduled to be held in New York City with a winners' concert in Carnegie Hall, the finals were moved to Virginia due to COVID-19 with the winners' concert held at the Hylton Performing Arts Center. Below are our 2021 prize winners in The Music International Grand Prix Competition. All three violinists study in the studio of Hal GrossmanClick here to learn more about the winners!

Allion Salvatore
Graduate Student, Violinist
1st Place, Adult Strings Division



Emma Simmons
Graduate Student, Violinist
3rd Place, Young Adult Division




Elin Schlichting
Undergraduate, Violinist 
1st place, West Coast Young Adult Semifinals