Applications to the 2019 Klein Competition open Nov 1st!
launching a new online submission process
Applications will open Thursday, November 1, 2019 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.
Applications to be received by Saturday, February 2, 2019. For more details on how to apply, prizes, and repertoire, visit kleincompetition.org.