Concert Artists Guild is committed to supporting the highest level of musician by recognizing their full potential in an ever-changing world. CAG seeks to partner with musicians who are thoughtful citizen artists and have a commitment to connecting their music to the greater world. Artists who fit these criteria are encouraged to apply to the 2022 Victor Elmaleh Virtual Competition.
The 2022 competition is open to all instruments, voice, and chamber ensembles. We encourage unique chamber ensemble combinations.
Please note: CAG represents solo singers for recitals, chamber music, and orchestral engagements only, not for opera.
Competition age limits as of January 21, 2022:
Solo instrumentalists: 28 (born on or after January 22, 1993)
Solo singers: 30 (born on or after January 22, 1991)
Ensembles must have an average age of no more than 30 as of January 21, 2022.
No member of the ensemble may be over the age of 35
If you are over the age limit, you must upload a statement in the Supplemental Materials section of the application explaining why you are in the early stages of your professional career.
Ensembles should have been in existence with the same membership since at least January 21, 2021 (12 months prior to the competition deadline).
See website for application requirements.
Applications open Nov 8.
December 5, 2021: Earlybird deadline (save $40 on the application fee)
NB: in order to qualify for the earlybird discount, your application and fee must be submitted and paid by December 5
January 21, 2022: Final deadline... Read More