Illinois ASTA

2021-22 Concerto Competition

For Illinois string players ages 16-22

First Round: Online Video Submission

Register by Nov. 23; submit videos via email by Dec. 1

Finalists will be announced in mid-to-late December

Finals: Live and In Person!

Sunday, January 16 Illinois State University

Prizes: Grand Prize $1000

Plus cash prizes in violin, viola, cello, bass, harp, and classical guitar divisions

Repertoire: First movement (if multi-movement) of a solo piece with orchestra, performed with piano

Registration Fee: 

$50 for students of ASTA members (or students who are themselves ASTA members)

$100 for students of non-ASTA members

Details:

  • Contestants must be between the ages of 16 and 22 as of January 16, 2022.
  • Contestants must be Illinois residents.
  • Only solos with an orchestral accompaniment are allowed.
  • In the case of a multi-movement work, please prepare the first movement.
  • Once you have registered, you will be contacted via email to submit your video recording.
  • For the first round, make a video recording of yourself performing with piano accompaniment. Ensure that the video submission is of high audio and video quality and that the video is playable. Recommended file formats include: .mp4, .mov, .avi., or .wmv. If a video cannot be viewed due to formatting or encoding issues, there will not be another opportunity to submit.
  • The jury will determine which contestants advance to the final round on Sunday, January 16, at Illinois State University.
  • At the final round, performers will perform live for a public audience. Judges will choose winner in each division as well as a Grand Prize winner.
  • Illinois ASTA reserves the right to cancel a division if there is not a minimum number of participants, in which case the division's participants will receive a full refund

.Register below!

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CONGRATULATIONS TO OUR 2021 WINNERS!

IL ASTA Concerto Competition Award
GRAND PRIZE WINNER

MASHA LAKISOVA, VIOLIN

IL ASTA Concerto Competition Award
VIOLIN DIVISION

1st PLACE: CLAIRE CAI

2nd PLACE: ISABEL CHEN

3rd PLACE: CLARA SCHUBILSKE

IL ASTA Concerto Competition Award
VIOLA DIVISION

1st PLACE: PETER DUDEK

2nd PLACE: BELLA KIM

3rd PLACE TIE: ARIANA MASCARI

+ AMANDA PEREZ

IL ASTA Concerto Competition Award
CELLO DIVISION

1st PLACE: WILLLIAM TAN

IL ASTA Concerto Competition Award
BASS DIVISION

1st PLACE: NICHOLAS BOETTCHER

2nd PLACE: AVERY WEEKS

3rd PLACE: ANDREW HUNGESS

IL ASTA Concerto Competition Award
HARP DIVISION

1st PLACE: PETER DUDEK

2nd PLACE TIE: ANGELINA TAN +

JOSHUA LIN

Congratulations to previous IL ASTA Concerto Competition Winners!

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