Entering the Competition
The Fischoff attracts the finest and most talented young musicians from around the globe. We welcome your ensemble’s entry! The 51st Annual Fischoff Competition is scheduled for May 10 – 12, 2024 on the campus of the University of Notre Dame, South Bend, Indiana, USA. Entries due by February 21, 2024, 5:00 pm Eastern.
Entries due February 21, 2024, 5:00 pm Eastern
Senior Division 2024 Rulebooks will be available later this year.
Junior Division 2024 Rulebooks will be available later this year.
Competition Entry Forms
Entry Forms for Fischoff’s 2024 Competition will be available in early 2024
Florence V. Carroll Junior Division
Emilia Romagna Festival
The Fischoff grants the Grand Prize winner a trip to the Emilia Romagna Festival one year following their win. The Emilia Romagna Festival arranges approximately four to six concerts each summer, hosted in hill-top villages and small towns throughout the Emilia Romagna region. The Festival provides each ensemble with housing, transportation, and performance opportunities in historic villas, castles, village chapels, city churches, and even an ancient farm courtyard.
The Darnton & Hersh Fine Violins Video Recording Prize at Guarneri Hall, Chicago
The Senior Strings Gold Medalist will be awarded a video recording prize at Guarneri Hall, Chicago sponsored by Darnton & Hersh Fine Violins.
The Fischoff Double Gold Tours
From the Top
The Junior Division Gold Medal Winners will perform live on NPR’s From the Top, which showcases America’s most outstanding young classical musicians.