Welcome to the Friends of Chamber Music’s 63rd Annual Young Musicians Competition! Please read the entry rules and requirements thoroughly, and carefully fill out the application below.
Entry Rules and Requirements
- There are two age categories:
-Junior: for players up to age 18
-Senior : for players up to age 26
- Competition ensembles must have three or more performers.
- Instruments may be strings, winds, brass or piano in any combination.
- Selections are to be from the classical instrumental music repertoire.
- Playing time will be limited to approximately 10 minutes, both at the preliminary auditions and the concert.
- Competitors may not participate in more than two groups.
- Preliminary auditions will be held in Vancouver on Saturday, February 25, 2017 for the Senior Division; Sunday, February 26, 2017 for the Junior Division. For ensembles from outside the Lower Mainland, DVDs or data files playable on Windows Media Player may be considered for the auditions.
- Entry forms must be completed and received by Monday, February 6, 2017.
- The competition concert is held on Sunday, March 12, 2017 at 3:00 pm, at Koerner Recital Hall of the Vancouver Academy of Music.
For inquiries, please call Karen Shuster at 604-732-9565.