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The Premier Concerto Competition with Full Orchestra

The International Young Artist Concerto Competition aims to provide an unforgettable experience to perform as a soloist with a professional orchestra in the semifinal and final round.

Live rounds are held in Chicago, IL the weekend of January 20-22, 2023.

The International Young Artist Concerto Competition 2022 is open for students 18 years of age or younger. Applicants are welcome to submit one movement of a concerto on any instrument. Applications are open to young artists internationally. At least one student under the age of 13 will move onto the semifinal round.

1st round is a pre-recorded video round, submitted with your application.
16 applicants who demonstrated significant musicality and capability to play with an orchestra, will be selected to participate in semifinal round on Saturday, January 21st.
4 finalists will be chosen to compete on Sunday, January 22nd.
One winner will be announced Sunday, January 22nd.

We understand that at times Chicago area competitions occur on the same weekend as ours. In the event that you get to the finals of Chicago area competitions, we will work to make it work for you to participate in our competition. 

Early Registration Due: November 20, 2022 - $150

Registration Due: December 7, 2021 - $180

Media Uploads Due (Including Performance Video): December 23, 2022


Semifinalist Announcement: January 4, 2023
Semifinal Rehearsal with Orchestra in Chicago: January 20, 2023

Semifinal Round in Chicago: January 21, 2023
Final Round in Chicago: January 22, 2023

Please contact us at hello@iyaccompetition.com or 312-212-8043 with questions.

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