How do I apply?

Apply online, by follow the instructions in the application section. Or alternatively you can download an application form and post your application to us as directed in the form.

Who can apply?

Violinists, violists and cellists of all nationalities who are no more than 26 years of age and no less than 16 years of age on 1 December 2018.

When does the next competition take place?

March 2019 in Windsor, UK.

When is the closing date for applications?

The closing date is 1st December 2018, please note late applications cannot be considered.

Is there an Official Competition Pianist?

Yes, and they will accompany all semi-finalists and finalists in the competition rounds in Windsor.

How are the competitors selected?

Once all applications have been received, the official panel will watch all audition videos and consider all the applications, in order to select the 12 semi-finalists.

Who can I contact if I have any questions?

Please contact Rosemary Taylor,

How can I get involved in/help/volunteer for future Windsor Festival International String Competitions?

We have plenty of opportunities for involvement with the Windsor Festival International String Competition .

Can I add my name to a mailing list for information on the competition?

Sign up to our mailing list.