11th SCL Festival: July 7-12, 2017

12th SCL Festival: July 6-11, 2018

13th SCL Festival: July 5-10, 2019

Each July, the competition for this wonderful festival is held in the Musikverein's "Goldener Saal," home of the Vienna Philharmonic's famous New Years Eve Concert, where groups are judged by top international music professionals.

If competition is not your focus, there are also non-competitive "Celebration"

performances in the Musikverein. All groups participate in special workshops

and seminars at the Vienna University of Music with prestigious members of

the faculty.

The festival concludes with the Gala Winners' Concert in the Musikverein

or Vienna Konzerthaus, followed by the great "after-party" in the Vienna

Town Hall. All participants receive a diploma from the Festival and have 

fantastic opportunities to mix and perform with young musicians from

around the world.

The festival provides many additional opportunities to perform for appreciative
audiences in amazing venues in and around Vienna.


Vienna’s central location means this festival can be the focal point of a tour

across other parts of Austria and Central Europe.