Advanced Category

First Prize
$5000, Gold Medal, Diploma & Performance Opportunities
Second Prize
$2500, Silver Medal, Diploma
Third Prize $1500, Bronze Medal, Diploma
All semi-finalists in the Advanced Category who do not win a top prize will receive $200.

 

Intermediate Category

First Prize
$1000, Gold Medal, Diploma
Second Prize
$500, Silver Medal, Diploma
Third Prize
$300, Bronze Medal, Diploma

 

Junior Category

First Prize
$300, Gold Medal, Diploma
Second Prize
$200, Silver Medal, Diploma
Third Prize
$100, Bronze Medal, Diploma

 

Young Musicians

First Prize
$150, Gold Medal, Diploma
Second Prize
$100, Silver Medal, Diploma
Third Prize
$75, Bronze Medal, Diploma

 

Special Prizes

$500 Public Prize for Advanced Category Finalist
$500 for the Best Performance of Russian Music
$200 for Best Bay Area Contestant
$200 for Best Performance of a Beethoven Sonata
$100 for the Most Promising Young Talent
$100 for the Best Performance of a Chopin Etude
Performance with Nova Vista Symphony
Additional Special Prizes may be awarded