The application deadline for the 2019 Competition was February 1, 2019.

Thanks to this year’s 215 applicants!

Announcement of the 12 semifinalists will be made by March 15, 2019.

2019 Calendar

Gold Medalist Charlotte Marckx (violin) and the Kalamazoo Symphony Orchestra

Saturday, January 26, 2019 – 8 pm

Miller Auditorium, Western Michigan University

2017 Gold Medalist William McGregor (double bass) and the Grand Rapids Symphony

Friday, February 22, 2019 – 10 am and 8 pm

St. Cecilia Music Center, Grand Rapids

BRAVO! 2019

Thursday, March 14, 2019 – 7 pm

Judy K. Jolliffe Theatre, Epic Center, Kalamazoo

44th Stulberg International String Competition and Master Classes

Saturday and Sunday, May 18 and 19, 2019

Dalton Center, Western Michigan University

Judges Paul Coletti, Emilio Colón, Jennifer Frautschi

The mission of the Stulberg Competition is to promote excellence in string instrument performance by gifted young artists under the age of twenty.

Stulberg International String Competition Supporters

Thank you to our generous supporters!

The Burdick Thorne Foundation
Dorothy U. Dalton Foundation
Harold & Grace Upjohn Foundation
Irving S. Gilmore Foundation
Michigan Council for Arts & Cultural Affairs
National Endowment for the Arts