2022 Concert Artist Guild Competition Finalists Announced

Tune in to The Violin Channel on May 25 and 26 for the Finalists Showcase and this year's Winners Announcement



Since 1951, the Concert Artists Guild (CAG) empowers young musicians to launch sustainable, unique, and relevant careers, assisting them in making an impact on the world through music.

The annual competition, open to all instruments, voice, and chamber ensembles, is being held virtually for the second year in a row.


The 2022 CAG Competition Finalists are:

  • Sophia Bacelar, cello

  • Anna Im, violin

  • Eleni Katz, bassoon

  • Magdalena Kuźma, soprano

  • Llewellyn Sanchez-Werner, piano

  • Galvin Cello Quartet

  • Johnston Brothers

  • Risus Quartet

This year's Grand Prize winners will receive international management with CAG and London-based Young Classical Artists Trust, performances at both Merkin Concert Hall in New York and Wigmore Hall in London, and participation in the CAG 360 Leadership Development Program.

This year's Ambassador Prize winners will receive North American management with CAG, a New York debut performance, and participation in the CAG 360 Leadership Development Program.
Tune in to the Violin Channel at 12 PM ET on Wednesday, May 25 for the Finalists Showcase and on Thursday, May 26 for this year's Winners Announcement. 
This year's jury includes Jenny Bilfield, Sara Davis Buechner, Phillippa Cole, Anthony Roth Costanzo, Brandon Patrick George, John Glover, Jaime Martín, Tavia Nyong'o, Asadour Santourian, Kathy Schuman.