Animato Strings Presents International Violin Competition

Top Quote Presenting an exciting new competition for violinists worldwide. Win a hand crafted German Guarneri replica violin by Konrad Kohlert and perform in the beautiful setting of the Old Museum Building in sub-tropical Queensland. End Quote
  • (1888PressRelease) May 11, 2013 - Animato Strings in Brisbane are pleased to present an exciting new opportunity for violinists all over the world with their inaugural Animato International Violin Competition to be held in November this year. With an exciting array of prizes and not to be missed performance opportunities, this is definitely an event to get involved in.

    The Competition is open to all violinists under the age of 18 and will be held from the 22nd-24th of November. Contestants will present a selection of Bach Sonatas or Partitas and the first movement of a Mozart Concerto before an esteemed array of judges, including Spiros Rantos, Igor Orloviskiy and Shaun Lancaster. Six contestants will be selected for finals, and all contestants will have the opportunity to perform in the orchestra for the final performance featuring the competition winner under the baton of Mr John Curro on Sunday at the Old Museum.

    Dietrich Lasa, Director of Animato Strings and founder of the International Violin Competition is delighted to offer the winner of this competition a German hand crafted Guarneri Replica violin worth $20 000, and travelling to Brisbane direct from Germany to present the winner with this violin will be violin master craftsman himself, Konrad Kohlert. Second and Third place getters will also receive $3000 and $1000 vouchers to spend in store at Animato Strings.

    This event will occur between the 22nd-24th of November at the Old Museum Building in Brisbane, culminating in a public concert featuring all contestants on Sunday from 2pm. Spread the word about this exciting opportunity and go into the draw to win hundreds of dollars worth of vouchers redeemable at Animato Strings. To enter simply visit . For more information and entry details about the Animato International Violin Competition visit .

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