ILASTA Concerto Competition

Introducing the 2018

IL-ASTA Concerto Competition

October 28, 2018 at Illinois State University, Bloomington

  • Competition entry is $50
  • Only Solos with an orchestral accompaniment are acceptable.
  • ILASTA reserves the right to cancel a division if there is not a minimum number of participants
  • Participants are responsible for their own accompanist. ¬† There will be a list of local accompanists available if needed. ¬† All costs for hiring and rehearsing with the accompanist are the contestant’s responsibility.
  • All contestants must study with a teacher who is a member of Illinois ASTA.
  • Winners of each division will play off at the end of the day for the Grand Prize.
  • Contestants will receive the written comments of the judging panel after the competition.
  • ¬†Deadline for submission of application – October 1
  • For any questions email


Category Prizes for violin, viola, cello, bass, harp and guitar:

1st prize: $300

2nd Prize: $200

3rd Prize: $100

Overall Grand Prize: $1000 sponsored by Michael Becker Violins in Park Ridge, IL


Please register Here: