The mission of the Elmar Oliveira International Violin Competition is to provide talented violinists, ages 16-32, who are at the start of their careers, with networking, management, public relations, community engagement and concert opportunities in addition to a monetary prize. These long-term career development tools reach well beyond financial support, actively demonstrating the strong dedication of the EOIVC to cultivating and nurturing developing musicians as well as encouraging them engage with the communities they serve.
Quarter Finalists will be notified by email by December 2, 2019. All those who advance to the Quarter Final Round will be offered: A travel stipend (up to $150 for domestic air/train travel and up to $300 for international air travel); housing (via an EOIVC Host Family); and transportation vouchers to be used with a pre-approved rideshare company to be used during the competition by competitors who are competing. The EOIVC will also provide all Quarter Finalists official EOIVC Pianists, unless the competitor wishes to bring their own at their own expense. Please see the complete rules and regulations for more details.