Ages – 18-28yrs

Entry Fee – $250

Competition Date – Nov 20, 2022

Senior Artist – submit two (2) separate videos… one (1) Introduction Video (info below), and one (1) Performance Video of one (1) of the required pieces from the repertoire list below…

Repertoire 2021

  • Bartok 2nd Violin Concerto – 1st Movt
  • Beethoven Violin Concerto – 1st Movt
  • Brahms Violin Concerto – 1st Movt
  • Dvorak Violin Concerto – 1st Movt
  • Elgar Violin Concerto – 1st Movt
  • Sibelius Violin Concerto – 1st Movt
  • Tchaikovsky Violin Concerto – 1st Movt
  • Sarasate – Carmen Fantasy
  • Waxman – Carmen Fantasy 


  • 1st Prize – $5000
  • 2nd Prize – $3000
  • 3rd Prize – $2000


Registration Deadline – Oct 31, 2022

CVC Requirements 

  • Introduction Video made by contestant must contain the following information (contestant visible and speaking)… contestants’ name, country of origin, contestants’ age on date of competition, and name of piece performed by contestant
  • Performance Video must be the entire movement or piece required (including cadenza), no partial performances, and must be performed from memory; must be accompanied by piano or orchestra; video submission example… Masha Lakisova
  • Passport or Photo ID required to be submitted from all Senior Artist contestants. No younger or older than 18-28yrs old on date of competition will be able to compete 
  • Biography & Performance Picture(s) all contestants must submit a recently updated biography in English & high quality color Performance Picture(s)
    • Entry Fee
    • Introduction Video
    • Performance Video
    • Passport or Photo ID
    • Biography in English
    • High Quality Color Performance Picture(s)
    • CREATE ONE Folder Named “(contestants’ name – Senior Artist 2022)” in GOOGLE DRIVE with ALL Required Material & SHARE FOLDER to by NOV 20, 2022
  • No contestants will be enrolled in the competition before registration fee is received. After registration, there are no refunds for cancellation or video not submitted. All performances can be viewed on AMI’s YouTube and Facebook Pages
  • CVC reserves all rights for all Chicago Violin Competition produced and submitted media content

  • Competition Results will be announced 2-3 weeks after Competition Date
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