Awards & Recognition
The winners of Round One (Master Class Round) of the Junior-Senior Division will be awarded 1st Place for achievement by each Master Class Instructor and will receive a $200 cash prize and Certificate of Achievement.
The 1st, 2nd and 3rd place winners in the Junior-Senior Division Age Categories of Round Two will receive certificates of achievement and cash prizes. The amounts of the cash prizes are:
1st Place Platinum
The 1st place (Platinum) winner for each of the two divisions (Junior and Senior) will receive a cash award of $1,000 and accompanying Certificate of Achievement. This award will be in addition to the award given for the age category. The winner of the Judges Award for Extraordinary Achievement will receive a $2,500 cash prize and accompanying Certificate of Achievement. This award will also be in addition to the award given for the age category.
Steinway Academy Prize Winner
The 1st Place (Steinway Academy Prize) winner for the Adult Division will receive a cash award of $2,500 and accompanying Certificate of Achievement. The 2nd Place winner will receive a cash award of $250 and Certificate of Achievement and the 3rd Place winner will receive a cash award of $150 and Certificate of Achievement.
Judges Award Winners
The student winners of the Judges Award and Junior and Senior Division will each be invited to perform with the Los Angeles Virtuosi Orchestra, under the direction of Carlo Ponti, in the Spring, 2020. Venue to be determined.
All OCSTARS participants will receive a Certificate of Participation. Recipients must be present to receive their cash prize and certificate.