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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 28-30, 2022.

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 29th.
4 finalists will be chosen to compete on Sunday, January 30th.
One winner will be announced Sunday, January 30th.

Registration Due: December 1, 2021 - $150
Media Uploads Due(Including Performance Video): January 6, 2022


Semifinalist Announcement: January 14, 2022
Semifinal Rehearsal with Orchestra in Chicago: January 28, 2022

Semifinal Round at Ganz Hall in Chicago: January 29, 2022
Final Round at Ganz Hall in Chicago: January 30, 2022

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

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