Competition

The 16th annual Saint Paul String Quartet Competition will take place Virtually on
Saturday April 24, 2021 (Junior Category) and Saturday May 1, 2021 (Senior Category) on YouTube Live

 

JUNIOR CATEGORY (19 years and younger)

Prizes Awarded
Quartets selected for the Final Round will compete for cash prizes, medals, certificates, and awards. 

Gold Medal (Sponsored by Claire Givens Violins)

$1,000 cash prize + Parts and Scores to Beethoven String Quartets Opp. 59, 74, 95

Silver Medal (Sponsored by Karen & David Grandstrand)

$800 cash prize + Parts and Scores to Mozart’s 10 Celebrated String Quartets

Bronze Medal (Sponsored by Perry & James Leger)

$600 cash prize + Parts and Scores to Mendelssohn’s Op.12/13 String Quartets

Haydn Prize (Sponsored by John Waddle Violins)

$600 + Parts and Scores to Haydn’s Op.76 String Quartets

Audience Prize -- Group selected by audience receives $400 from Artaria String Quartet.
In 2020 there were over 2500 viewers casting over 1400 votes.

Rules and Application ProcessTo enter the Saint Paul String Quartet Competition Junior Category review the competition Rules & Regulations and then APPLY at Acceptd.com

 

SENIOR CATEGORY (30 years and younger)

Prizes Awarded (TBD)
Quartets selected for the Final Round will compete for cash prizes, medals, certificates, and awards. 


Rules and Application ProcessTo enter the Saint Paul String Quartet Competition Junior Category review the competition Rules & Regulations and then APPLY at Acceptd.com



Previous Repertoire
You may find it helpful to review Final Round Repertoire of all competition ensembles.