KIA ORA, HAERE MAI… WELCOME.

2019 Michael Hill International Violin Competition Dates

The 2019 Competition will be held from 31 May–8 June 2019.  Apply by 15 November 2018.  Application details coming soon.

Over eight days, a feast of spellbinding acts of virtuosity, heartstring-tugging treasures and heroic masterpieces are performed by 16 of the world’s finest young violinists.

The “Michael Hill” is recognised as one of the most sought-after international violin prizes and the careers of future musical legends are launched here in New Zealand where they go head to head for a prize package valued at over $100,000.

Flexible attendance options cater to the enthusiasts as well as those who want to see what the buzz is about. You’ll find you get hooked.

TODAY’S MAJOR TALENTS   •   TOMORROW’S TOP ARTISTS

Principal Sponsors




Proud member of the

Principal Sponsors















Proud member of the

2017 Competition Online Voting Booth

×