2019 Smoky Mountain International Conductors Competition
Pierre Monteux Grand Prize in Conducting
The competition is open only to the nine Fellowship Conductors accepted in the conducting institute (NO AGE LIMIT). The competition will be based on the candidates work with the orchestra and the winners will be chosen by the orchestra. All winners will be announced following the concert.
The winner of the 2019 Pierre Monteux Grand Prize will receive press coverage, be awarded a prize medal and a certificate.
The Second Prize winner will receive press coverage and a certificate.
Should a Third highly qualified candidate emerge, a Third Prize will be awarded with this winner receiving a certificate and press coverage.
To apply for the competition, please CLICK HERE.
2018 EDITION WINNERS
YONGJAE KIM (KOREA)- 2018 PIERRE MONTEUX GRAND PRIZ
HSUAN-YU ALEX LEE (TAIWAN)- SECOND PRIZE
INMO KANG (KOREA)- HONORABLE MENTION
LESTER KONG (SINGAPORE)- 2017 PIERRE MONTEUX GRAND PRIZE
LARRY STRACHAN (CANADA)- SECOND PRIZE