Mission statement : The Alice and Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition for Violin and Cello aims to enrich the culture of music by recognizing and promoting highly gifted young musicians.
All of the following competition levels include solo and chamber ensemble categories:
Professional Group :
Ages 17 to 25
Outstanding violinists and cellists at the outset of their professional careers will receive exposure, gain valuable experience and potentially open new doors of opportunity.
Open Solo Group :
Ages 13 to 16
Emerging musicians will benefit from performing for an international panel of jurors, and be inspired to continue their journey to the professional level.
Promising young musicians will be exposed to international competition, boosting their enthusiasm for a future in music and enhancing their education at an impressionable age.
Chamber Music Ensembles :
Ages 10-16 Junior and 17-36 Senior
(on average age, 3 - 5 people, string group or with piano), Playing chamber music will give the musicians an opportunity to enrich their musical experience.
Highly talented amateurs from the ages of 8-12, 13-16, 17-20, also 21 and up will experience performing in front of an international panel of jurors and will have the opportunity to find their place in the world of music.
The Alice and Eleonore Schoenfeld International String Competition is co-hosted by the City of Hong Kong and the Grandmaster Orchestral Music Society, a non-profit organization. Representative offices will be set up to co-ordinate the preliminary qualifying competitions in participating countries and regions.