Thank you for your interest in the Lillian and Maurice Barbash Bach Competition!
Our submission deadline was 12pm October 20, 2019.
We will be posting information about next year’s competition at jsbachcompetition.org in March 2020. We hope you will participate next year.
LMB Bach Competition
For the initial screening round, candidates will perform two contrasting movements of any piece composed by J. S. Bach for unaccompanied string instrument. (Partitas, Sonatas or Suites) All candidates must be at least 16 years old and not more than 30 years old on Oct 20, 2019.
Finalists must be available to perform at the Staller Center Recital Hall, Stony Brook University on Tuesday, Dec 3, 1:00 pm-4:30 pm. Finalists will perform the selected work in its entirety.
All applications must be made using the form available on the Barbash Bach Competition website. No other method of submission will be accepted.
The application forms, including all requested documents and videos/links, must be submitted by October 20, 2019
Candidates will be sent an e-mail confirming the formal acceptance of their application.