2021 Satori Summer Music Festival Competition Results

With the release of these final Open/Prodigy results, the open round of 18th Satori Summer Music Festival has officially come to a close!

First and foremost, we would like to thank each and every one of the gifted musicians who participated in this year’s competition. This year’s pool was extremely competitive; our judges testified that all of you were some of the most talented musicians they ever had the privilege of viewing. Our judges also emphasized how arduous the task of selecting a winner for every category was. Decisions came down to the most minute details since so many musicians offered nearly immaculate performances, so don’t be discouraged if you didn’t place as high as you would have hoped!

As a final parting message, we the Satori team wish to stress that each and every one of you is an excellent musician. We hope all of you will continue honing, improving, and mastering your instruments, and we’re excited to see you again next year!

Grand Prize Competition

We will send a Grand Prize Invitation to the winner of each Order/Prodigy Category in next few days. The invitation will include a link to the Grand Prize Registration, invitation ticket and the Guideline.  You will have 7 days to decide if you want to participate or not.
This year’s Grand Prize Competition will be in person on September 18th at Azusa Pacific University’s Munson Recital Hall.

Shipping and Pickup

If you choose the “Free Pickup” option, please come to
Arcadia County Park.  
405 S Santa Anita Ave, Arcadia, CA 91006

The pickup schedule is:
August 28th 2021 (Saturday) 9:00am – 4:00pm
August 29th 2021 (Sunday) 10:00am – 3:00pm

For detail, please visit the Shipping and Pickup for more detail.


Please also check the FAQ section, which is located at the bottom of this page.

If you have any question, please contact us Tel: (626) 4464638 or Email: satoristrings@live.com.

Satori Strings Winner List

 Satori Young Pianist Winner List

 

FAQ

  • How the performance been evaluated.
    Due to the global health pandemic, the festival took place online this year. In the name of transparency, festival staff would like all participants to be fully informed of the adjudication process. 
    Two judges individually evaluate a performance. If there is a disagreement, a third judge will examines and uses both independent evaluations to form a single, consolidated evaluation.
  • How can I find my results?
    All results will be published on the results page and will be organized by instrument category and placement. If you are having a hard time locating your name in the listings, use the Find hotkey (ctrl + F) to search for your name. If you see () after your name, which is the title of your performance video, please make sure it match with yours as well.
    (Category Symbol: VN= Violin , VC= Cello , VA= Viola , PN= Piano
    If you can’t find your entry, you can contact us at satoristrings@live.com.  Please forward us the confirmation email of regstration as well. If you can’t locate the confirmation email, please state your name, email address for the payment.
  • What is that alphabetic number after my category number?
    We try to limit each competition group to be less than 6 people.   If a category contains more than 6 people, we will break it into subgroup. That alphabetic number is the subgroup number. By doing this, Judge don’t have to go through long list of people, then decide which placement to award.
    The subgroup is divided randomly. Multiple first places could be awarded by judge in the same subgroup. 
  • When will awards and comments sheets be available? 

    If you choose the “Shipping to Home” option during the registration, your trophy and comments sheet will be shipped out in next weeks or so.

    If you choose the “Free Pickup” option, please come to
    Arcadia County Park.  
    405 S Santa Anita Ave, Arcadia, CA 91006

    The pickup schedule is:
    August 28th 2021 (Saturday) 9:00am – 4:00pm
    August 29th 2021 (Sunday) 10:00am – 3:00pm

    We will set a pickup tent near the east parking lots (the main parking lots). It will be at the open ground in between the senior center and oak tree picnic area. You will get comments sheet and trophy.  The name tag will be mailed to you later. So please confirm your mailing address with us when you pick up your trophy.

    Please visit the Shipping and Pickup Information for more detail.

  • What to do if the Name is misspelled.
    Although all names are imported from your registration directly. It may still contains some mistake. If you find any problem, please contact us through email with the title “Name Correction”.  The email address is satoristrings@live.com.  Please send us the correct name with your entry no..
  • How long will it take awards to be shipped?
    We will start to send the shipment out at the beginning of September. It may take up to a week for shipping company to deliver.
    (The volume of participants increased significantly this year, so please be wary with any delivery delays. Thank you for your patience!)
    If your trophy is damaged, please take a photo and contact us at satoristrings@live.com. or you can call us at (626) 4464638
  • Grand Prize Invitation
    The Grand Prize invitation will be send out after the results of Open and Prodigy announcement.
    You will have 7 days to decide if you want to participate or not.
    This year’s Grand Prize Competition will be in person on September 18th at Azusa Pacific University’s Munson Recital Hall.
    We will post detail guideline later.

 

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