Competitions

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CELLO

Primary (Age 10 & under)
1st: $100
2nd: $50
Intermediate (Age 16 & under)
1st: $250
2nd: $125
Junior (Age 13 & under)
1st: $125
2nd: $75
Young Artist (Age 22 & under) *
1st: $300
2nd: $150* Participants must not have yet completed their undergraduate degree

FLUTE

Junior (Age 13 & under)
1st: $125
2nd: $75
Young Artist (Age 22 & under) *
1st: $300
2nd: $150
Intermediate (Age 16 & under)
1st: $250
2nd: $125
* Participants must not have yet completed their undergraduate degree

GUITAR

Junior (Age 13 & under)
1st: $125
2nd: $75
Young Artist (Age 22 & under)*
1st: $300
2nd: $150
Intermediate (Age 16 & under)
1st: $250
2nd: $125
* Participants must not have yet completed their undergraduate degree

PIANO

Primary (Age 10 & under)
1st: $125
2nd: $75
Intermediate (Age 16 & under)
1st: $300
2nd: $150
Junior (Age 13 & under)
1st: $200
2nd: $100
The Carol Honigberg Piano Young Artist Award (Age 22 & under) *
1st: $3000
2nd: $1500* Participants must not have yet completed their undergraduate degree

VIOLA

Young Artist (Age 22 & under) *
1st: $250
2nd: $125
* Participants must not have yet completed their undergraduate degree

VIOLIN

Primary (Age 10 & under)
1st: $100
2nd: $50
Intermediate (Age 16 &under)
1st: $250
2nd: $125
Junior (Age 13 & under)
1st: $125
2nd: $75
Young Artist (Age 22 & under) *
1st: $300
2nd: $150*Participants must not have yet completed their undergraduate degree

 

First place winners will be invited to perform at the Winners Concert. In the event that the first place winner is unable to perform, the second place winner will be asked to perform.

Every participant at the intermediate  levels of the SAM competition receives a $200 scholarship to the chamber music program (Piano Trio, String Quartet, Duo Piano and Jazz Combos) of the Music Institute of Chicago.  Scholarships are applicable only for first-time registrants.

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2017 CALENDAR

Music Institute of Chicago
Winnetka Campus
300 Green Bay Road
Winnetka, IL 60093
Sunday, February 5
  • Piano: Primary
  • Viola: Young Artist
  • Violin: Intermediate & Young Artist
Sunday, February 19
  • Piano: Junior Division
  • Guitar: All Divisions
Sunday, February 26
  • Piano: Intermediate & Young Artist
  • Violin: Primary & Junior
Sunday, March 5
  • Cello: All Divisions
Sunday, March 19
  • Piano: Final ~ All Divisions
  • Flute: All Divisions
Sunday, TBA
Winners Concert

Brochures & Applications

2016 Competition Brochure & Application

2016 Collegiate Guitar Competition Brochure & Application