Schedule of Competition and Special Events

The 2018 competition schedule is as follows:

  • January 2, 2018: application deadline of preliminary videos and application materials
  • January 5, 2018: announcement of finalists
  • January 26, 2018—Inaugural Concert:
    • 7:30 p.m., Cole Concert Hall
  • January 27, 2018—Competition Day:
    • 1–5 p.m.: Live Round of competition performances (free admission and open to the public)
    • 5 p.m.: announcement of winners
    • 7:30 p.m.: Schmidbauer Festival Orchestra Concert