Events

Menuhin Competition 2014 Schedule of Events

$10 student tickets now available for all ticketed Menuhin Competition events. Please note: tickets for the Junior Finals must be purchased in person at the Butler School of Music Box Office with a UT student ID card (in MRH Building). All other student tickets can be purchased in person at the Texas Performing Arts Box Office (at Bass Concert Hall in PAC Building).

Discounts available for groups of 10 or more. Please call 512-457-5150

The 10-day Menuhin Competition is a once-in-a-lifetime opportunity to hear the world’s best young violin prodigies, as well as concerts by international classical music stars and the renowned Cleveland Orchestra. Hosted in North America for the first time by The University of Texas at Austin Butler School of Music, the biennial Menuhin Competition comprises both free and ticketed events.

Print-friendly Menuhin Competition Schedule


(A) Associated Event

(F) Featured Event

(C) Competition Event

(M) Master Class


Friday, February 21, 2014

2:00pm Welcome Event (C) McCullough Theatre (Free entry)

8:00pm Opening Concert (F) Long Center (BUY TICKETS)

Saturday, February 22, 2014

10:00am Senior Competition Rounds (C) Day 1 McCullough Theatre (Free entry)

10:00am Parenting the Developing Musician (A) Bates Recital Hall (Free entry)

Sunday, February 23, 2014

10:00am Senior Competition Rounds (C) Day 2 McCullough Theatre (Free entry)

Monday, February 24, 2014

10:00am Junior Competition Rounds (C) Day 1 McCullough Theatre (Free entry)

2:30pm Musicians as Athletes (A) Butler School of Music (Free entry)

6:00pm Soloist, Concertmaster, or Chamber Musician (A) Bates Recital Hall (Free with ticket to Chamber Music Evening)

7:30pm Chamber Music Evening (F) Bates Recital Hall (BUY TICKETS)

Tuesday, February 25, 2014

10:00am Junior Competition Rounds (C) Day 2 McCullough Theatre (Free entry)

1:30pm The Juror’s Ear (A) Butler School of Music (Free entry)

3:30pm Arts and Medicine in Practice (A) Butler School of Music (Free entry)

Wednesday, February 26, 2014

2:00pm Senior Semi-Final Round (C) Bates Recital Hall (Free entry)

Thursday, February 27, 2014

9:30am Juror Master Classes (M) Butler School of Music (Free entry)

10:00am The Art of the Violin (A) Free with admission to the Blanton Museum

12:00pm Strings At Noon (F) Free with admission to the Blanton Museum

1:30pm Juror Master Classes (M) Butler School of Music (Free entry)

3:30pm Juror Master Classes (M) Butler School of Music (Free entry)

Friday, February 28, 2014

2:30pm The Junior Finals Part 1 (C) Bates Recital Hall (Free entry)

5:30pmYehudi Menuhin: Violinist and Visionary (A) Fine Arts Library (Free entry)

7:00pm The Junior Finals Part 2 (C) Bates Recital Hall (BUY TICKETS)

Saturday, March 1, 2014

10:30am Juror Master Classes (M) Butler School of Music (Free entry)

2:00pm Family Concert: The Composer Is Dead! (Lemony Snicket) (F) Sold Out

5:00pm Yehudi Goes To Texas: Fiddle Celebration (F) Long Center Patio (Free entry)

8:00pm The Senior Finals (C) Long Center (BUY TICKETS)

Sunday, March 2, 2014

7:00pm Closing Gala Concert (F) Long Center (BUY TICKETS)

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