Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition to begin May 8

Author: Julie Hail Flory

Fischoff Competition

The 36th annual Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition will be held May 8 to 10 (Friday to Sunday) in the DeBartolo Performing Arts Center at the University of Notre Dame.

Featuring more than 100 performances by some 250 of the world’s finest young musicians, the quarter-final and semi-final rounds of the competition will be held May 8 and 9 and are free and open to the public. Tickets for the grand prize play-off on May 10 are available online at, or by visiting or calling the center’s ticket office at 574-631-2800.

Established in South Bend in 1973, the Fischoff Competition is the nation’s largest chamber music competition and attracts musicians from across the country and around the world.

More information and a complete schedule of events are available on the Web at