South Suburban College
5th Annual Young Musicians' Competition

Young Musicians' Competition

  • All entries must be made in accordance with the following guidelines. Failure to do these will result in disqualification.
  • The audition will take place in Room 1137 at South Suburban College.
  • Competition is open to instrumentalists (except indefinite percussion instruments) and vocalists. Solos, duets, trios and quartets are accepted.
  • Your piece must be a minimum of 16 bars long, not counting repeats. Maximum performance times are: 3 minutes for Junior Artist, 5 minutes for Intermediate Artist and 7 minutes for Senior Artist
  • You must play your piece from memory without cuts. Only standard original solo repertoire for the instrument or the voice will be accepted. No transcription or arrangement 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 either reside in SSC District 510/Northwest Indiana or study with music teachers in these areas.
  • Performers must provide accompanist for auditions, if applicable.
  • Winners in the 2019 SSC Young Musicians' Competition cannot participate.
  • The audition fee is $10 for each entrant. Cash or check to South Suburban College is accepted.
  • Registration for your audition is required. The deadline is April 17, 2020. Please call 708-596-2000, ext. 2316 or email at JoAnna Tassin.


  • Winner of this prestigious competition will have the opportunity to play a public performance at a concert of the SSC Music Department during the 2020-2021 season.


  • Contact Dr. Chou, Music Department Chairman, at (708) 596-2000, ext. 2296 or email at Godwin Chou.

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    Godwin Chou Dept. Chair, Theory and Composition 1110 708-596-2000, ext. 2296
    JoAnna Tassin Department Secretary 1101 708-596-2000, ext. 2316
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