Young Artist Competition

2017 Guidelines and information:
Date and Location:: Sunday, April 2, 2017 at the
University of St. Thomas
12:00 Noon
Entry deadline: March 15, 2017

  • Junior Division: up to age 14 (birthdate on or after 1/1/2003). All repertoire is acceptable. $25 registration fee
  • Senior Division: up to age 19 (birth date on or after 1/1/1998)
    See website for repertoire. $25 registration fee
  • For violín, viola, cello & bass
  • Resident of MN, ND, SD, IA, or WI
  • Previous winners not allowed to win the same division again

Enter 2017 competition online:
Download printable 2017 entry form. After completing entry form, please mail it along with a check for your registration fee to:
Minnesota Sinfonia
901 North 3rd Street, Ste 112
Minneapolis, MN 55401

For more information go to or call 612-871-1701

Youth Outreach Week

Students (up to age 21) who play any orchestra instrument con experience one week of rehearsals and a performance of a Major Orchestra Masterpiece side by side with Sinfonia musicians.

Young Artist Competition

Annual competition for string players.

Juniors up to age 14, Seniors to age 19

Win solo opportunity with the Sinfonia.

Senior Division winner receives the Claire

Givens Violins prize of $500.


Find more information and register online at
901 N 3rd Street, Suite 112, Minneapolis, MN 55401 • 612-871-1701 •