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Forty-fourth Annual Musical Club of Hartford High School Competition

The Musical Club of Hartford, Inc. is a 129-year-old organization whose primary goal is to nurture the Musical Arts and promote excellence in music, both among seasoned music lovers as well as the younger generations. The Musical Club makes music more readily available to people of all ages and social backgrounds in our community.

First Prize $600 - Second Prize $400 - Third Prize $300, awarded in each category.

The piano competition will take place on Saturday, January 4, 2020 at Westminster Presbyterian Church, 2080 Boulevard, West Hartford.

The winds, strings, and voice competitions will take place on Sunday, January 5, 2020 at The Hartt School, University of Hartford.

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Winners and Honorable Mentions for the 2019 Musical Club of Hartford High School Competitions


Competition Performance Requirements:

High School Competition Performance Requirements


Application Forms:

2020 High School Competition Application Form

The deadline for applying is December 1, 2019. Students are encouraged to apply early as the number of competitors is limited. Applications are accepted on a first-come, first-served basis. There will be a maximum of 12 contestants in each division, so please submit your application as soon as possible.



Sunday, January 19, 2020, 2 p.m.

Westminster Presbyterian Church
2080 Boulevard, West Hartford

Free admission. Invite your friends!

The winds, strings, and voice scholarship prizes are awarded by the Musical Club Gifts and Scholarships Fund. The Piano Competition is sponsored by the Musical Club's Evelyn Bonar Storrs Fund.


Coordinator and Winds Chair: Irma Vallecillo, irmavallecillo[at], 860-463-9416

Piano Chair: Anne Lee, ALYEJ[at], 860-461-7547

Strings Chair: Caroline White, caro681[at], 860-653-0228

Voice Chair: Carolyn Bernstein, carolyn3658[at], 860-232-2012

Call your Chair for an application or download it from this page.