To all Satori Summer Music Festival contestants:

We hope everyone is well.

The 2020 Satori Summer Music Festival will be taking place virtually this year due to the COVID 19 global health crisis. The health and safety of all students, parents, and festival staff is of the highest priority. We are working hard to ensure the event can still take place this year in compliance with social distancing protocols issued by Los Angeles County.

Our usual venue, Azusa Pacific University, recently informed us external use of their facilities will not be available this year. Due to popular demand from past year contestants, we have decided to bring our event online. We are working on implementing the virtual contest registration and adjudication process. We appreciate your cooperation and patience throughout this process.

Contestants interested in joining the online Satori Summer Music Festival can record their performance(s) and post them to the online public platform of their choice (YouTube, Facebook, Instagram, etc.). On the registration form, please include a link to your performance on any of the above-mentioned platforms. Please make sure the link is working and sharing settings allow anyone with the link to access the file. Any registration forms that do not include a link to a performance will not be processed.

The submission and registration will start on July 12, 2020. All Entry Qualified, Junior Qualified, and Qualified category entries have to submitted before July 27. Open and Prodigy Category entries must be submitted before August 3.

After the performances have been evaluated, event trophies and Judge’s comments can be picked up at either Arcadia or Fullerton location. Or we can mail to the address you provided on your registration form with additional fee. Contestants should ensure that the mailing address included on the registration form is accurate. We will send out the detail instruction by end of this month.

This year’s Grand Prize Contest will be hosted online and by invitation only. The detail procedure will be announced later.

Should you have any questions or concerns, please do not hesitate to contact us at (626) 446-4638 or satoristrings@live.com.