Young Musicians Competition Application

Welcome to the Friends of Chamber Music’s 64rd Annual Young Musicians Competition! Please read the entry rules and requirements thoroughly, and carefully fill out the application below.

Entry Rules and Requirements

  1. There are two age categories:
    -Junior: for players up to age 18
    -Senior : for players up to age 26
  2. Competition ensembles must have three or more performers.
  3. Instruments may be strings, winds, brass or piano in any combination.
  4. Selections are to be from the classical instrumental music repertoire.
  5. Playing time will be limited to approximately 10 minutes, both at the preliminary auditions and the concert.
  6. Competitors may not participate in more than two groups.
  7. Preliminary auditions will be held in Vancouver on Sunday, March 04, 2018 for the Senior Division; Sunday, February 25, 2018 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.
  8. Entry forms must be completed and received by Monday, February 05, 2018
  9. The competition concert is held on Sunday, April 08, 2018 at 7:00 p.m., at Koerner Recital Hall of the Vancouver Academy of Music.

For inquiries, please call Karen Shuster at 604-732-9565.

Application for YMC

  • Ensemble

  • Please fill out the information for each participant. You may add more using the '+' sign.
    Full NameBirthdate (MM/DD/YY)InstrumentTelephone 
    Add a row
  • Please give a complete description including: composer, opus number, key, tempo, movement, and approximate [10 minutes] playing time. If DVDs are being submitted, they should be playable on a standard North American DVD player and sent to Karen Shuster, 1236 Shorepine Walk, Vancouver, BC, V6H 3T8.
  • Primary Person of Contact from the Ensemble