The applications are IN for the 34th annual Irving M. Klein International String Competition to be held at the San Francisco Conservatory of Music in San Francisco CA, June 1-2, 2019. Nine outstanding international players will be invited to San Francisco to take part in the semifinals round Saturday, June 1st, with 3 finalists competing on Sunday June 2nd for cash prizes and performances contracts totaling $30,000.
Violinists, violists, cellists and bassists age 15 to 23 of any nationality not currently under professional management are eligible to compete.
Carlos Oliver Simon has been selected as the 2019 Composer for the Commissioned Works Program. Each semifinalist will be required to perform a composition written especially for the Competition. Read the full press release HERE.
For more details visit kleincompetition.org.