National Youth Concerto Competition 

About the Competition

The National Youth Concerto Competition (NYCC) is recognised as the most prestigious competition in Australia for string soloists aged up to 17 years. Now in its 42th year, NYCC was established by Queensland Youth Orchestras in 1976 to encourage the development of young Australian string players. Past winners include Jane Peters (1978), Richard Tognetti (1980), Nicholas Milton (1985), Li-Wei Qin (1993) and Ray Chen (2002).


2017 Application Form

Click here to apply for the 2017 National Youth Concerto Competition.


Concert Program

To be advised August 2017.


Public Recitals

To be advised August 2017.


String Sensations

NYCC Finalist Concert

Experience the prodigious talents of the Finalists in the 42nd National Youth Concerto Competition, Australia’s leading competition for string soloists aged up to 17. The three Finalists perform popular and challenging concertos with the Queensland Youth Symphony.

Sunday 22 October 3pm
Old Museum Concert Hall

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