Letter from Silverstein
Dear Contestants of SCC 2020,
Thank you for taking part in the Silverstein Clarinet Contest 2020.
Today, we are proud to announce the winners of SCC 2021.
I understand it takes countless hours and nothing less than a wholehearted commitment to successfully master a piece. The energy and dedication was apparent in every one of your performances, and I am grateful to have witnessed such talent from 35 different countries all over in the world.
This year’s contest was much more competitive than last year’s, and concluding to just a few selection of winners was no easy task. I truly regret that we cannot recognize all of you. But I am more than certain that you are all winners in your pursuit and path of music, to which I’d like to send my sincerest congratulations.
I would like to also recognize and sincerely thank every one of the judges. This contest was made possible solely based on voluntary participation from the Silverstein Inspiring Pro Team. This team of world renowned artists generously shared not only their valuable time but also their career-long expertise in judging this year’s contest.
With a belief that online contests such as this can increase interest in the clarinet world and can provide unconstrained opportunities to musicians globally, we will continue to work and improve to host another successful contest next year and many years after that.
Thank you again to all the contestants of SCC 2020.
We look forward to seeing you next year.