SSC Readies For Young Musician’s Competition

SOUTH HOLLAND, IL – South Suburban College will be hosting their second Young Musicians’ Competition this April in Room 1137 of South Suburban College’s Department of Music.

April 21, 2017 from 4 p.m. to 6 p.m.
April 22, 2017 from 10 a.m. to 12 p.m.

South Suburban College Department of Music
Room 1137 (Rehearsal Room)
15800 S. State Street
South Holland, IL 60473

Ages 8 – 13
Ages 14 – 18

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

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.

South Suburban College is located at 15800 S. State Street, South Holland, Illinois. For more information, contact Godwin Chou, SSC Music Department Chairman, at 708-596-2000, ext. 2296 or email at Visit us online at