Chamber Music Competition

(2 or more performers, one must be piano)



Larissa Blitz, Chairperson

Application Form Word Format    

Preliminary Adjudication Form Word Format

Final Round Adjudication Form   

Application & Preliminary Round deadline:  May 13, 2024

Application Fee:  $50.00 per performer

  • This must include a YouTube recording
  • Competition Application (downloadable copy is provided above)
  • Preliminary Round Adjudication Form in Word Format (downloadable copy is provided above)
  • A valid membership
  • Application fee, which need to be submitted via PayPal, Venmo or Zelle or a personal check. Electronic Payments: via PayPal or Zelle to or Venmo to @Lana-Ivanov-2Make sure it is listed as family and friends and NOT a business. Please list the Individual's name in the transaction.
  • Division Code CM (age group codes are listed below)

If submitting the application late (no later than May 13), Late Application Fee must include $30.00 per team

Final Live Round:  June 2, 2024

Final Round Fee: $60.00 per performer

This will be held at the Raritan Valley Community College

Winner's Recital:  June 23, 2024

Recital Fee:  $100.00 per performer

This will be held at Merkin Hall, Kaufmann Center, NYC


Contestants must perform an original Classical composition which could be a Duet, Trio or a Quartet (no Jazz, Pop or Broadway). This work must include a Piano.  If performing as a duo, a movement of a Sonata is acceptable.

Memorization is not required.  Pianists must provide their own page turner.



RECORDING Labeling Information

This information must be included in the E-mail which will accompany the link to your recording 

Each recording submitted to the competition must be labeled as follows:

  1. Performer's name, age and membership number (if applicable)
  2. Teacher's name and membership number
  3. Division name and code number
  4. Composition name, Opus numbers, key, etc.
  5. Composer's name
  6. Performance time


Improperly labeled recordings will not be accepted.