Application and Materials

Online applications must be made no later than 11:59 p.m., January 2, 2018. All supplemental materials, including proof of birthdate, digital photo and entry fee must be postmarked by January 2, 2018.

George and Peggy Schmidbauer Young Artist Competition
Stephen F. Austin State University
Attn.: Dr. Gene H. Moon
School of Music
P.O. Box 13043, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, TX 75962-3043

Submit the following with completed application:

  • Proof of birthdate (facsimile copy of birth certificate, driver's license or passport)to be sent by email to competition chair at
  • High-quality digital photo to be used for publicity and program materials. The photo should be sent as an email attachment with the subject line to include competitor's name and instrument.

Note that all submitted materials become the property of the Schmidbauer International Competition and will not be returned.