Open and free to all violin, viola, cello, and bass students K-12 residing in the District of Columbia, Maryland, and Virginia. The 2021-2022 competition will consist of a Preliminary Round application and video submission and a Live Finalist Round. Participants must play without accompaniment for all Preliminary Round video submissions, but will be required to play with accompaniment if selected for the Live Finalist Round and repertoire was composed with accompaniment.

Wednesday, Jan 12th, 2022, 11:59pm ET
Finalists to be announced via email on Wed, March 9th, 2022

LIVE FINALIST ROUND: Sat, Apr 2, 2022 (closed to public)
Location (within Washington D.C. Metro Area) and daytime starting time to be announced at a later date.

AWARDS CEREMONY AND CONCERT: Fri, Apr 29, 2022 (open to the public)
Location (within Washington D.C. Metro Area) and evening starting time to be announced at a later date.

The competition applicant (student) agrees to abide by the rules and regulations of Washington Performing Arts' 51st Annual Joseph and Goldie Feder Memorial String Competition. The applicant and parent(s)/ guardian(s) understand that all information inserted in the competition application is accurate, and all results, as determined by the official competition judges, are final. You agree to allow Washington Performing Arts the right to photograph the competition and applicants for archival, website, social media, and marketing purposes. I understand that judges reserve the right to adjust the category if the student’s playing does not match their given level.

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Washington Performing Arts