2020 Barbash J.S. Bach String Competition Going Ahead Online

The 2020 Lillian and Maurice Barbash J.S. Bach String Competition has announced that the competition this year will be held completely online

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The 2020 Lillian and Maurice Barbash J.S. Bach String Competition has announced that the competition this year will be held completely online - due to the ongoing COVID pandemic.

Originally planned to be held at Stony Brook University in Long Island, New York on December 1st, 2020 - the competition will now take place, streamed via The Violin Channel.

Open to international string players 16 to 30 years of age, the 1st prize winner will receive $5000 – plus a performance invitation to the Island Symphony Bach Festival.

The 2020 jury will comprise: Stephanie Chase, Stanley Ritchie, Tanya Tomkins, Philip Setzer and Colin Carr.

Previous 1st prize winners include: baroque violinist Rachell Ellen Wong.

Applications to be received by the 11th of October, 2020.

For applications details, visit: https://bit.ly/3g0UEAY