For students who study violin, viola, cello, or bass, this competition helps young musicians develop confidence and focus as they compete before professional judges. Winners receive monetary prizes and awards for private lessons and tuition support for summer and pre-college music programs. Washington Performing Arts provides the winners opportunities to perform in a variety of venues and offers an instrument loan program to assist those in need.

Registration is now closed.

View 2017 award listing

Contact feder@washingtonperformingarts.org or (202) 533-1883 for more info.