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Seasonal Awards

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Seasonal Competitions

One Round (old video accepted)

Season 1 - Deadline in June  now open 

Season 2 - Deadline in September  closed 

Season 3 - Deadline in December  closed 

Season 4 - Deadline in March  closed 

Season 1-4 Awards

All candidates will receive an e-certificate and a performance report from adjudicators (digital format). 

The jury members will award prizes via online video screening. Platinum Prize will be awarded to the best musicians, regardless of age and categories (minimum mark 96). Gold, Silver, Bronze Prizes will be awarded in each category according to the jury mark. A number of Special Prizes will be awarded to any candidate who has shown a special and unique side of themselves in their video performance. 

Award Points« ⭐ are awarded to all seasonal winners. Winners of Master, Young Master, Chamber Music and Concerto Categories will gain an extra point. These points will be used for World Rankings«. Candidates can also use 6 points to enter one category of Musician of the Year« annual competition in April. 

22-23 Season 1
is open!

Deadline 1st June 2022

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PLATINUM PRIZE

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(mark 96-100)

Platinum Prize winners will receive:

  • E-certificate (*special edition)

  • Performance Report from Adjudicators (*digital format)

  • Featured Post on Social Media (*Facebook and Instagram)

  • Featured Video and Name Displayed in Hall of Champions

  • Six Award Points

  • Chance to Order Paper Certificate and Trophy (*additional cost)

*Platinum Prize winners will be qualified to enter Musician of the Year 2022 « directly (newly recorded video required).

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BRONZE PRIZE

(mark 70-79)

Bronze Prize winners will receive:

  • E-certificate

  • Performance Report from Adjudicators (*digital format)

  • One Award Point

  • Chance to Order Paper Certificate and Trophy (*additional cost)

*Winners of Master, Young Master, Chamber Music and Concerto Categories will gain an extra point ⭐.

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VERSATILE MUSICIAN AWARD

                      ***

winning 2 or more gold prizes in different categories under the same instrument (*in the same season)

Versatile Musician Award winners will receive:

  • A special edition e-certificate

  • Chance to Order Paper Certificate and Trophy (*additional cost)

*Collect 6 award points to enter Musician of the Year 2022 «

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GOLD PRIZE

⭐⭐⭐⭐⭐

(mark 90-95)

Gold Prize winners will receive:

  • E-certificate

  • Performance Report from Adjudicators (*digital format)

  • Featured Video and Name Displayed in the Hall of Champions

  • Five Award Points

  • Chance to Order Paper Certificate and Trophy (*additional cost)

*Winners of Master, Young Master, Chamber Music and Concerto Categories will gain an extra point ⭐.

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SPECIAL PRIZE

(jury panel nominations)

Special Prize winners will receive:

  • E-certificate

  • One Award Point

  • Chance to Order Paper Certificate and Trophy (*additional cost)

*Special Prizes including Fantastic Technique, Expressive Performance, Characteristic Performance and Stylish Video.

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ALL ROUND MUSICIAN AWARD

                      ***

winning 2 or more platinum/gold/silver/bronze prizes under different instruments (*in the same season)

All Round Musician Award winners will receive:

  • A special edition e-certificate

  • Chance to Order Paper Certificate and Trophy (*additional cost)

*Collect 6 award points to enter Musician of the Year 2022 «

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SILVER PRIZE

⭐⭐⭐

(mark 80-89)

Silver Prize winners will receive:

  • E-certificate

  • Performance Report from Adjudicators (*digital format)

  • Three Award Points

  • Chance to Order Paper Certificate and Trophy (*additional cost)

*Winners of Master, Young Master, Chamber Music and Concerto Categories will gain an extra point ⭐.

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SEASONAL TOP 5 AWARD

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winning Performance Mark ranking top 5 or Award Points ranking top 5

The Ranking Top 1 winners will receive:

  • A medal

  • Performance opportunity in LYM mid-season online concert in October.

  • Featured Post on Social Media (*Facebook and Instagram)

The Ranking Top 5 winners will receive:

  • A special edition e-certificate

  • Name Displayed in World Ranking

  • Chance to Order Paper Certificate and Trophy (*additional cost)

*Top 1 winner's teacher will receive Teacher Award e-certificate.

 
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Annual Awards

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Awards for Musician of the Year 2023

 Application will be open in March 2023 

An independent annual competition only opens to seasonal winners with 6+ Award Points«

Multi-Round (no application fee required)

Both jury marking and audience voting determine the final results

Require newly recorded video for all candidates

Video Submission Deadline 1st April 2023

Check special annual video Requirements«

Annual Prizes including £1000 total cash award, teacher certificates, special edition champion trophies, magazine interviews«, online concert« invitations, and LYM exclusive teddy bears. Special awards including Best Chamber Music, Best Original Composition, Best Creative Video, Tomplay Prize (worth £264) and more.

All candidates will receive an e-certificate and a special Musician of the Year e-card. Prize/Award winners will also receive e-certificate for their teachers. *No jury comments provided in this annual competition.

 

Awards here are NOT for Season 1-4 Competitions

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FIRST PRIZE

Final 1st Place

One winner in each category will receive:

  • Cash Award (£300 for Master category; £150 for Artist category;  £80 for Talent category)  

  • a Champion Trophy 

  • a Paper Certificate

  • a Magazine Interview«

  • Online Concert« invitation

  • Featured Post on social Media (*Facebook and Instagram)

  • Winner E-card and video displayed in the Hall of Champions

  • E-certificate for winner's teacher

  • Chance to order paper certificate & medal for winner's teacher (*additional cost)

*All instruments/vocal are competing together in the same category. First Prize will be awarded to one winner in each category only.

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GRAND PRIX AWARD

Highest Mark

among All categories

Grand Prix Award - Musician of the Year will be awarded to the musician receives the highest jury marks in all categories.

Grand Prix Award winner will receive:

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ANNUAL STAR AWARD

to Semi-finalists

Annual Star Award winners will receive: 

  • Qualification for Fans' Favourite Award selection

  • Winner E-certificate

  • Winner E-card (*digital format)

  • Chance to order paper certificate & winner medal (*additional cost)

  • E-certificate for winner's teacher

  • Chance to order paper certificate & medal for winner's teacher (*additional cost)

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SECOND PRIZE

Final 2nd Place

One winner in each category will receive:

  • Cash Award (£150 for Master category; £90 for Artist category;  £50 for Talent category)  

  • a Winner Medal 

  • a Paper Certificate

  • Online Concert« invitation

  • Featured post on social media (*Facebook and Instagram)

  • Winner E-card and video displayed in the Hall of Champions

  • E-certificate for winner's teacher

  • Chance to order paper certificate & medal for winner's teacher (*additional cost)

*All instruments/vocal are competing together in the same category. Second Prize will be awarded to one winner in each category only.

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XX OF THE YEAR AWARD

to Fianlists

XX of the Year Award will be granted to Finalists based on the Final Round competition results and jury nominations (eg. Creative Performance of the Year,  Pianist of the Year etc.) 

XX of the Year Award winners will receive:

  • Winner E-certificate

  • Winner E-card and video displayed in the Hall of Champions

  • Chance to order paper certificate & winner medal (*additional cost)

  • E-certificate for winner's teacher

  • Chance to order paper certificate & medal for winner's teacher (*additional cost)

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TOMPLAY PRIZE

Jury Panel Nominations

Three winners will receive:

  • a yearly Tomplay« subscriptions (total worth £264)

  • Winner E-certificate

  • Winner E-card (*digital format)

  • Chance to order paper certificate & winner medal (*additional cost)

  • E-certificate for winner's teacher

  • Chance to order paper certificate & medal for winner's teacher (*additional cost)

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THIRD PRIZE

Final 3rd  Place

One winner in each category will receive:

  • Cash Award (£100 for Master category; £50 for Artist category;  £30 for Talent category)  

  • a Winner Medal

  • a Paper Certificate

  • Online Concert« invitation

  • Featured post on social media (*Facebook and Instagram)

  • Winner E-card and video displayed in the Hall of Champions

  • E-certificate for winner's teacher

  • Chance to order paper certificate & medal for winner's teacher (*additional cost)

*All instruments/vocal are competing together in the same category. Third Prize will be awarded to one winner in each category only.

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FANS' FAVOURITE AWARD

Audience Vote

Two winners in each category will receive:

  • a London Young Musician™ special edition Teddy Bear

  • Winner E-certificate

  • Winner E-card (*digital format)

  • Chance to order paper certificate & winner medal (*additional cost)

  • E-certificate for winner's teacher

  • Chance to order paper certificate & medal for winner's teacher (*additional cost)

*Only the candidates who get into the Semi-final Round are qualified for Fans' Favourite Award selection. Two Fans' Favourite Awards will be awarded to those with highest number of votes in each category - minimum 20 votes required.

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WORLD TOP 50 MUSICIANS

Competition Year 2022-23

Top 1  winner will receive:

  • A special edition Crystal Medal«

  • Top 1 winner's teacher will receive Distinguished Teacher Award paper certificate

Top 3 winners will receive:

Top 5 winners will receive:

Top 10 winners will receive:

Top 15 winners will receive:

  • Winner's teacher will receive Teacher Award e-certificate

Top 50 winners will receive:

*World Musicians Ranking 2022-23 is calculated according to the total score of the winner gained in LYM 2022-23 competition year (including 22-23 Season 1 to Season 4, and Musician of the Year 2023). Read More «