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SPCO Youth Chamber Music Competition

Winners will be announced following the competition

MNSOTA has formed a partnership with the SPCO Youth Chamber Music Competition.

General Info:

Competition for students 19 years or younger, who are not enrolled in a college degree program, in chamber ensembles comprised of strings, brass, winds, percussion and/or piano.

Three Categories of competition:

Classical – Senior Division — Students 19 and under, who compete for the First, Second or Third Prize

Classical – Junior Division — Students 15 and under, who compete for the Junior Division Prize

Creative Division — Students of any age may compete for the Creative Prize


Classical: Any combination of the following instruments:

    Strings: violin, viola, cello, string bass, guitar, harp and piano

    Winds: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, brass, piano

Creative: Any instrument listed above, plus instruments such as banjo, mandolin, harmonica, maracas and accordion, or those played in national traditional music.

Important Dates:
• Between January 6, 2020 and February 10, 2020, contestant ensembles may begin sending their uploaded videos and application materials. Click HERE to apply and upload videos. Late entries will not be accepted.
 Week of February 24:  All entering ensembles will be notified as to whether or not they have been selected to perform in the Finals. Critiques from judges will be sent to each ensemble’s coach or contact person.

 Saturday, March 15  — Competition Finals and Awards in Sundin Hall, Hamline University, St. Paul, MN. Time TBA - map

There will be prizes and awards for up to six ensembles.
For more details download the document below or visit website:
Faith Farr,
Sep 2, 2019, 10:34 AM