top of page

2023 Young Musicians Concerto Competition

Please apply by July 31st, 2023

Concerto Competition Application Fee : $50

Competition date:  September 9th&10th, 2023

Competition is open to Violin, Viola, Cello and Piano.

Categories: (Age is determined by July 31st, 2023) :

  • Category I Age 8-11Y  Time limit 5 minutes

  • Category II Age 12-14Y  Time limit 6 minutes

  • Category III Age 15-17Y  Time limit 7 minutes

Competition Rules:

  • Memorization is REQUIRED.

  • Strings contestant must be a member of Ivy Chamber Strings of 2023-2024 season.

  • Strings contestant must provide his or her own accompanist.

  • Repertoire must be chosen from the standard literature and should demonstrate excellent musicianship and proper technique.

  • Only ONE movement is required.

  • Judges decision is FINAL.

Award: ​

  • Scholarship, trophy or certificate for First place, Second place, Third place and Honor award.

      First Place will get $500 scholarship and Second Place will get $300 for
 2024 Summa Cum Laude International Youth Music Festival (July 4th-10th, Vienna)

  • The First place Winners will have the opportunity to perform their piece with orchestra.


   Any concerto movement from the Baroque and Classical era.

   (*Those who wish to play a concerto movement from other composers should contact us for approval.)

Application Form
Age Group (based on ages as of July 31st, 2023)
Upload Age Proof File
bottom of page