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Held at San Francisco State University, the GALANTE PRIZE COMPETITION in collaboration with the Alexander String Quartet and the Yehudi Menuhin Chamber Music Seminar has become an annual event for Young Chamber Musicians ensembles. 

YCM is proud to have taken first prizes in the competition's first four years:

2017 Claudius Quartet, 2016, Sophos Trio, 2015 Aye Trio, 2014 Chiaroscuro Quartet; and, second and third prizes in 2017 Trio Animato and 2016 Trio Volare.

Join us Sunday February 4, as three YCM ensembles (Fervida Trio, Neptune String Quartet, Trio Sonoro) compete for the 5th Annual Galante Prize. 

photo: Claudius Quartet (Andrew Lee, Ellie Kanayama, Rebecca Christainsen, Euan Shields) with Alexander String Quartet and judges winning the GALANTE PRIZE 2017.