beethoven4Divisions: Varsity, Junior Varsity, Middle School
Competition Type: Individual, 2 preliminary rounds of 35 (V & JV) or 30 (MS) tossup questions + finals. 50 % of the tossup questions will be audio-based!

Our Classical Music History Tournament represents a unique opportunity for music scholars to play in a competition using audio-based tossups. These will constitute 50% of the questions, which will focus on the development of modern Classical music from its origins in the Renaissance period up until the present-day. Will your tournament experience recall Beethoven’s Ode to Joy or Chopin’s Marche Funèbre? Take the challenge of our Classical Music History tournament to find out!

Audio Questions Playlist

2018 Champions
Varsity: Chansol Park, South Korea
Junior Varsity: Oliver Weizel, Canada
Middle School: Karsten Rynearson, Connecticut

2016 Champions
Varsity: Devin Shang, Massachusetts
Junior Varsity: Daniel Ma, New York
Middle School: Ethan Yan, California

2015 Champions
Varsity: Eric Rosenthal, Tennessee
Junior Varsity: Helen Kwong, Canada
Middle School: Daniel Ma, New York