Learn from the Best


Master Classes at the Stulberg International String Competition are free and open to the public. Master Classes provide an opportunity for ALL area students, musicians and audiences to observe and learn from world-class artists. Please join us for the Friday, May 19, 2023 Master Classes, as well as for the Friday, May 19 Bach Prize Award Night and the Saturday, May 20 Competition Semifinals (free and open to the public) and Finals (ticketed admission).

Master Classes are held at 3:00 p.m. on Friday, May 19, 2023 at the Dalton Center on Western Michigan University’s campus in Kalamazoo, Michigan.

Audition Guidelines

Master Class participants are chosen by audition. Violin, viola, and cello soloists under the age of 20 (as of 01/01/2023) are eligible to apply (2023 Stulberg Competition semifinalists are not eligible). Video applications and information may be submitted March 1-31, 2023. Please reach out on our contact page with any questions.