Ages – 18-28yrs

Entry Fee – $125

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 – $1000
  • 2nd Prize – $500
  • 3rd Prize – $250


Registration Deadline – Oct 31, 2021 

  • NOTE: Introduction Video made by contestant must contain the following information (contestant visible and speaking)… contestants’ name, 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; must be accompanied by piano or orchestra; video submission example… Masha Lakisova
  • 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
  • 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 
  • Contestants – please have a recent bio and headshot available if requested by CVC
  • Submit videos by following these instructions… SHARE VIDEO VIA GOOGLE DRIVE by Nov 14th, 2021 –

  • CVC reserves all rights for all Chicago Violin Competition produced and submitted media content