Senior Competition Rounds

Texas Performing Arts, McCullough Theatre (Austin map)

Featuring Miró Quartet
And new work by Donald Grantham

Join the all-star jury in their search for the very best young violinists. Witness a range of stunning performances live in the concert hall as 22 senior competitors (15 – 21 years of age) from all over the world perform 35-minute recitals of their chosen works. Enjoy the varied and exciting repertoire designed to test the skills and musicality of each player.

Saturday 22 February

Senior First Round 10:00am – 1:20pm & 2:20pm – 5:40pm 

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Sunday 23 February

Senior First Round 10:00am – 1:20pm & 2:20pm – 5:00pm 

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Wednesday 26 February

Senior Semi-Finals 2:00pm – 8:30pm

Butler School of Music, Bates Recital Hall (Austin map)


Nine senior semi-finalists play in UT’s Bates Recital Hall. The Senior Semi-Finals include “Black-Eyed Suzy” a specially commissioned work by Butler School of Music composer Donald Grantham. They also include the competitor’s choice of a Haydn string quartet performed with the acclaimed Miró Quartet, the Quartet-in-Residence at the University of Texas.

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