2023 Macauley Chamber Music Competition

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2023 Macauley Chamber Music Competition

The Macauley Chamber Music Competition returns! NOTE: This page is solely to allow registered ensembles to pay the registration fee online.

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Comstock Hall 105 West Brandeis Ave. Louisville, KY 40208

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2023 Macauley Competition

Contact: Adam McCord, Macauley Competition Director

The Macauley Chamber Music Competition will be Saturday, March 18, 2023!

For detailed information and the required registration, go to https://docs.google.com/forms/d/e/1FAIpQLSfYxR6v9YIH-BN1lo4I55S5KgT6tcIaCA1zQZrXrADZ4Vegdw/viewform?usp=sf_link

PLEASE NOTE: All entrants must register using the separate registration form available at the website link above. This Eventbrite is intended solely to provide an on-line payment option. Thank you!

High School Division: 10:00am

Judge’s Break and High School Deliberation

College Division: 1:00pm (may be adjusted depending on sign up)

Award Ceremony in Comstock Concert Hall following the College Division

Driving Directions: http://louisville.edu/music/about/tour-directions. Parking Info: http://louisville.edu/music/about/parking-options

The Competition. The Macauley Chamber Music Competition is sponsored by the Chamber Music Society of Louisville to encourage an interest in chamber music among young musicians in the area. This competition will help to develop the ensemble skills of young artists and to cultivate a lifelong love of chamber music.

Eligibility. The competition includes two divisions: high school and college. The competition is open to students in Kentucky and southern Indiana. Each entering chamber ensemble should consist of three to six performers and must receive regular coaching from a qualified musician.

Repertoire. Each ensemble must perform a movement from two contrasting works, preferably from different musical periods. Arrangements are generally not allowed. Exceptions may be made at the discretion of the competition committee.


Competition: Saturday, March 18, 2023, between 10:00 a.m. and 5:00 p.m.

Comstock Concert Hall, University of Louisville School of Music


Application must be received no later than March 6, 2023.

Application Fee. A non-refundable application fee of $40 is required from each ensemble. Please pay using this Eventbrite link:


For further information, write or call: Dr. Adam McCord, University of Louisville School of Music, Louisville, KY 40292

812-327-9292 (cellphone & text) adam.mccord@louisville.edu