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Schadt String Competition
ABOUT THIS COMPETITION
Begun in 1997 following a bequest to the Allentown Symphony Association from Edwin H and Leigh W Schadt, the competition alternates annually among violin, cello, and classical guitar. The first prize includes a cash award of $8,000 and a solo concerto engagement with the Allentown Symphony Orchestra.
MAIN OFFICE
23 North 6th Street
Allentown, PA 18101
UNITED STATES
skocher@allentownsymphony.org
WEBSITE
http://www.millersymphonyhall.org/education-community/national-schadt-string-competition/background/
ELIGIBILITY
- Competition alternates annually between cello, classical guitar, and violin.
- Age 18-30 (must be 18 or not have reached 31st birthday by Monday, December 18, 2017)
- Must be a current resident or citizen of the United States. Proof of citizenship is required. If not a citizen, a copy of your Student Visa or Green Card is required with entry.
- Competition is not open to prior first-place winners of the Schadt String Competition
ARTISTIC DISCIPLINE(S)
DETAILS
Travel Covered? No
Frequency Annual
Cash prizes None
Additional prizes Performances
Jury chair(s) Diane Wittry, Music Director
Jury size 1 to 5
Application deadline December 18, 2017
Application notes
Violin - December 2017
Cello - December 2018
Classical Guitar - December 2019
SEMIFINALS (live rounds)
Violin, March 2-3, 2018, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown PA, United States
FINALS (live rounds)
Violin, March 4, 2018, Miller Symphony Hall, Allentown PA, United States
COMPETITION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?
Semifinals Semifinals streamed
Finals Finals streamed
PAST COMPETITION WINNERS
2016 Alexander Hersh, cello
2015 Zeyu Victor Li, violin2014 Silviu Ciulei, classical guitar2013 Christine Lamprea, cello2012 Ji-Won Song
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