Kendall National Violin Competition 2022
Entries now open
Download the Entry Form here
2022 Important Competition Dates

October 24 2022

Applications must be received 

December 11 2022

Semi-finals, Sydney Conservatorium of Music

March 4-5 2023

Finals, Kendall School of Arts

Kendall National Violin Competition Story

The Kendall National Violin Competition celebrated its 20th anniversary in 2018 and has established itself as one of Australia’s foremost performance opportunities for young violinists. Past finalists and winners of the Kendall National Violin Competition have embarked on impressive careers and the Competition is proud to have encouraged these talented artists on their way.


The Kendall National Violin Competition is supported by many generous supporters of the Hastings, Camden Haven and Mid North Coast communities and is administered by an honorary management committee based in Kendall.


Please support the competition with your donation. The Kendall National Violin Competition is a registered charity and donations are tax deductible. 

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Kendall Philomusica

July 3rd

Music and (New) World

A tribute to American Independence  featuring music by Bernstein, Dvorak, Gershwin, Korngold and traditional music. Leslie Tan, renowned cellist of the internationally acclaimed Tan quartet, will perform with pianist Jeanell Carrigan and violinist Goetz Richter in a superb program of popular music inspired by nature and truth.

 PhiloMusica will present the thought of Henry Thoreau and Ralph Waldo Emerson – the nineteenth century New England transcendalists who continued to powerfully influence social and ecological political movements throughout the twentieth century including movements of civil disobedience and the advancement of human rights.

1pm Pre-concert talk

2pm Performance 

- Dvorak, Sonatina op 100 for violin and piano

- Bernstein, Piano Trio (1937)

- Rochberg, Riccordanza - Soliloquy for Cello and Piano 

- W. Korngold, Suite op 11 from Incidental Music to Much about Nothing

- Gershwin (arr. Heifetz). Three pieces from Porgy and Bess

Bookings at https://events.humanitix.com/kendall-philomusica-new-world

Or phone/email Mavis Barnes (02- 6559 4339 or mavis.barnes@bigpond.com)

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