A Competition Like no Other…

Chesapeake Chamber Music Competition

 

 

 

 

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 at 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

 

 

For more information:

Dates | Rules and How to Apply | Artistic Advisors and Judges | Past Finalists | Where are they now?

Presenters | Supporters and Volunteers | Photo Gallery