Welcome!

The 48th Annual Fischoff "Virtual" Competition May 14 - 16, 2021

 

In compliance with the CDC recommendation to cancel all public events, a live Fischoff competition will not occur in South Bend. However, we will hold a virtual competition May 14-16.  Performances and events will be available on our Facebook Page, Instagram, and YouTube. Be sure to follow us to stay up to date!

 

UPDATED: This year's competition program book

 

2021 Virtual Competition Schedule


All times are Eastern

 

Friday, May 14 (all times Eastern)
  Quarterfinalist video performances:
10:00 am Junior Wind Division: Watch here
11:30 am Junior String Division: Watch here
1:00 pm Senior Wind Division: Watch here
2:30 pm Senior String Division: Watch here
   
12:00 pm - 1:00 pm Juror Insight Event with Kari Landry & Jeffrey Scott: Commissioning New Works: An Insider's View of Where to Start, Lessons Learned, and a Composer's Perspective
  Watch the event here
   
4:00 pm - 5:30 pm Juror Insight Event with Rachel Barton Pine: Behind the Scenes of Music by Black Composers, a Guided Tour with Rachel Barton Pine
  (Pre-registration is required. Contact kara@fischoff.org with any questions.)
   
6:00 pm  Live Welcome & Semifinalists Announcement via Zoom
  Click here to see who advanced
   
   
   
Saturday, May 15 (all times Eastern)
  Semifinalist video performances: (links will be available 5/15)
11:00 am Junior String Division: Watch here
12:00 pm Junior Wind Division: Watch here
1:00 pm Senior String Division: Watch here
2:00 pm Senior Wind Division: Watch here
   
11:00 am - 12:15 pm Juror Insight Event with Michael Kannen: Inspiration Everywhere: What I Have Learned From Great Musicians Who Don't Play Classical Music
  (Pre-registration is required. Contact kara@fischoff.org with any questions.)
   
12:30 pm - 2:30 pm Masterclasses for Junior Division ensembles via Zoom
   
4:00 pm Live Finalist Announcement via Zoom
  Click here to see who advanced
   
6:00 pm - 8:00 pm Juror meetings with ensembles via Zoom (registration required)
   
   
Sunday, May 16 (all times Eastern)
12:00 pm Finalist video performances: Watch here
   
2:30 pm LIVE!
  Awards Ceremony, Gold Medal Concert, and Interviews: Watch here
  Grand Prize Winner Announcement
   

 

 

 

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