A Competition Like no Other…
ABOUT THE COMPETITION
- Based on submissions, a maximum of 5 finalist ensembles will compete in Easton, MD.
- Each ensemble performs a 45 minute concert before a live audience and a panel of three judges.
- Cash prizes are awarded at the end of all performances.
- All finalist ensembles present a 60 minute program a various local venues the following day.
OUR FINALISTS ENJOY
- Free housing on beautiful estates
- Performing for 45 minutes before an appreciative audience at the historic Avalon Theatre in Easton, MD
- Judging by a panel of three eminent professional musicians
- The opportunity to win one of the country’s most generous chamber music prizes
- An elegant brunch where judges provide private, in-depth critiques of each ensemble’s performance
- An additional performance opportunity at a local venue
- Exposure to presenting organizations and agents who are invited to watch the Competition
Past finalists have high praise for our supportive environment. As one ensemble stated, “We felt like the audience was breathing with us.”
Applications open September 1, 2019