2017 Young Artist Repertoire

The Society of American Musicians cordially invites young artists currently residing in the United States, under the age of 22, to participate in the Young Artist Competition for Cello, Flute, Guitar, Piano, Viola and Violin. Participants must be Age 22 and under and must not have completed an undergraduate degree.


  • J.S. Bach: Sarabande from any Bach Cello Suite no.5 (with repeats)
  • A virtuosic piece, Popper Etude, or Piatti Caprice not exceeding 5 minutes
  • One movement of a concerto from the standard repertoire such as Dvorak, Schumann, Haydn C or D, Lalo, Shostakovich, Elgar or  Saint-Saens.