2018 Johansen International Competition

Sponsored by the Friday Morning Music Club Foundation

Leslie Luxemburg, Director

Harriet Kaplan, Administrative Director

johansencomp@fmmc.org

The Friday Morning Music Club Foundation, Inc.
announces the eighth triennial
2018 Johansen International Competition
for Young String Players (Ages 13–17)

Rehearsal: March 14, 2018
Semi-Finals: March 15–16, 2018
Finals: March 17, 2018
Location: Calvary Baptist Church, 755 Eighth Street, NW, Washington, DC
Eligibility: Students of violin, viola, and cello, ages 13–17 years

Prizes and Awards
Violin Viola Cello
First Prize $10,000 $10,000 $10,000
Second Prize $7,000 $7,000 $7,000
Third Prize $5,000 $5,000 $5,000
Best Performance of Commissioned Work, Johansen, by Joel Phillip Friedman – $1,000
Judges

Chee-Yun, Timothy Deighton, Peter Stumpf

Collaborative Pianists

Eri Kang, Akira Eguchi

Composer of Commissioned Work

Joel Phillip Friedman, Johansen

Possible Performance Opportunities
  • Winners’ Recital, Washington, DC
  • Concerto performances with Capital City Symphony, Washington, DC; Avanti Orchestra, Washington, DC; Prince George’s Philharmonic, MD
Applications

Online Application: available Spring 2017 at https://app.getacceptd.com/jic
Application Deadline: December 1, 2017
January 2018: Preliminary video auditions held and selected semi-finalists notified.
Technical assistance with the application process: Please contact the Acceptd Support Team at support@getacceptd.com.

Contacts for More Information

Harriet Kaplan, Administrative Director
johansencomp@gmail.com
Phone: (301) 825-5515

Judy Silverman, JIC Steering Committee Chair
s.judith@verizon.net