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2nd Annual SSC Music Competition for Young Musicians

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April 22 @ 10:00 AM - 12:00 PM

| $10

The 2nd annual SSC Music Competition for Young Musicians is for performers from ages 8 to 18 (ages 8-13 in the Junior Artist Division and ages 14-18 in the Senior Artist Division). The winners of this first music competition of the College will be invited to perform their pieces at a SSC concert in 2017-2018.

SSC Music Competition for Young Musicians is from 10:00 a.m. at 12:00 p.m. in Room 1137 on the Main Campus.

All entries must be made in accordance with the following guidelines. Failure to do these will result in disqualification.


  • Competition is open to instrumentalists and vocalists. Solos, duets, trios and quartets are accepted.
  • There is no minimum time limit but your piece must be a minimum of 32 bars long, not counting repeats. Maximum performance times are: 3 minutes for Junior Artist and 6 minutes for Senior Artist. You must play your piece from memory without cuts. Only standard solo repertoire will be accepted.
  • Each participant will be heard by a panel of judges. You must provide two copies of a score for judges to view during your audition.
  • All entrants must reside in Cook County in Illinois or Lake County in Indiana OR study with music teachers in these counties.
  • Performers must provide accompanist for auditions.
  • Winners in the 2016 SSC Young Musicians’ Competition cannot participate.
  • The audition fee is $10 for each entrant. Cash or check to South Suburban College is accepted.
  • Reservation for your audition is required. You’ll need to call 708-596-2000, ext. 2316 or email at jtassin@ssc.edu.

Winner of this prestigious competition will have the opportunity to play a public performance at a concert of the SSC Music Department during the 2017-2018 season.

For more information, contact Godwin Chou, SSC Music Department Chairman, at 708-596-2000, ext. 2296 or email at gchou@ssc.edu. Visit us online at http://www.ssc.edu/academics/programs-of-study/department-of-music/


April 22
10:00 AM - 12:00 PM
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Joanne Tassin
(708) 596-2000, ext. 2316


South Suburban College – Room 1137
15800 South State Street
South Holland, 60473 United States
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