The 5th International Jacha Heifetz Competition for Violinists

Dear musical friends,

We are honoured to inform you about the prestigious International Jascha Heifetz Competition for Violinists that will be held in the city were this marvelous violinist was born – in Vilnius, Lithuania. The competition will take place in 2017, February 13th–19th. It will be held in three rounds: Preliminary Round (video recording, might be sent as a youtube link or via, I Round (with an accompanist and solo), II Round (with symphony orchestra). The prize fund in total is 18 500 euros, additional concert prizes are foreseen. The Competition is open to violinists of all nationalities who were born on or after 2 February 1990. More information can be found on the website

We are very much looking forward to your active participation and you are more than welcome to share this information with all who might be interested.

On behalf of the organisers,

With kind regards,

Jolanta Kundrotaite

Project Manager of the International Professional Music Competitions in Lithuania.