Young Recitalist Competition

A second-level competition is held for music students up to 18 years of age who can prepare a solo piece demonstrating artistic nuance, technical skill and musicality. Open to instrumentalists (violin, viola, cello, bass, brass, woodwind, percussion, piano or harp) who live in Castro Valley, Dublin, Fremont, Hayward, Livermore, Milpitas, Newark, Pleasanton, San Ramon or Union City, the competition gives applicants a chance to have their auditions critiqued by experienced judges.


The Fifth Annual Young Recitalist Competition will be for all instruments:

  • April 6, 2019

  • Application Deadline is March 22, 2019

  • First United Methodist Church
    2950 Washington Blvd., Fremont.

Specific audition times will be assigned after the application deadline.

Please read the YOUNG RECITALIST COMPETITION REGULATIONS carefully. You may download the current list of regulations HERE.


How to Apply

Completed applications must be postmarked or received no later than the deadline stated above. A nonrefundable registration fee of $35/per participant must be included with the application: $35 for Single participant, $70 for a Duet, etc.

Application submission and payment options: