PRIZES

8 Honorary prizes: 

  • 3000€ x 1

  • 2000€ x 2

  • 1000€ x 3

  • 500€ x 2
     

Special Gold and Silver prizes: 
At least 30 special Gold and Silver prizes will be awarded in addition to the honorary prizes. The laureates will receive a diploma by email.

 

CATEGORIES

Young talents: 0 to 8 years old

Virtuosos: 8 to 16 years old

Young artists: 16 to 24 years old

Professionals: Over 24 years old

MUSIC DISCIPLINES

Discipline A: Piano - Harpsichord - Pianoforte - Organ - Ondes Martenot - Accordion

Discipline B: Violin - Viola - Cello - Double Bass - Harp - Guitar

Discipline C: VOCAL Soprano - Mezzo - Contralto - Tenor - Baritone - Bass

Discipline D: Flute - Oboe - Clarinet - Bassoon - Trumpet - French Horn - Trombone - Tuba - Saxophone - Euphonium

Discipline E: Percussion

Discipline F: CHAMBER MUSIC Duo, Trio, Quartet, Quintet, Sextet, Septet, Octet

SELECTION ON VIDEO

Candidates must upload videos on getacceptd during application. They can send 1, 2, or maximum 3 videos.  

The video may have already been submitted to another competition, this is not a problem. The program is entirely up to the candidate's choice.

Instrumentalists and singers can choose solo pieces or pieces with accompaniment as desired.

Young talents: about 8 mins
Virtuosos: about 12 mins
Young artists: about 16 mins
Professionals: about 20 mins

REGISTRATION

Competitors must register before September 1, 2020 (registration deadline).

 

For chamber music ensembles, the age category will be determined by the age of the oldest member of the ensemble. For example, if a trio is composed of a 12-year-old pianist, a 17-year-old violinist and a 20-year-old cellist, the trio must apply for the Young Artists category, as the oldest member falls into this age category.

The application form must be completed by the oldest member of the chamber music ensemble with his/her personal data. In addition, he or she must indicate on the form the name, age, instrument and e-mail address of the other members of the chamber music ensemble. 

 

JURY INTERNATIONAL


You can consult the jury list here. 

 

A panel of international judges will evaluate the submitted video material and final selections of winners will be based solely on the video material submitted. The decisions of the international panel of judges are final and are not to be argued. The jury's votes and opinions are strictly confidential and jury members will not be able to provide feedback on the contestant's performance in the video recordings. The competition reserves the right not to disclose the names of the judges.

COMPETITION RULES

  • The deadline for registration is September 1, 2020 

  • The names of the laureates will be published on the website on October 1, 2020. 

  • By submitting an entry, the entrant agrees to the competition rules, general policies, terms of use and privacy policy.

  • Once the application fee has been submitted, it cannot be refunded. The registration fee is one hundred and eighteen dollars.

  • The decisions of the international jury are final and should not be argued. The jury's votes and opinions are strictly confidential and jury members will not be able to provide feedback on the candidate's performance on the video recordings. The competition reserves the right not to disclose the names of the judges.

  • Candidates who fail to submit their online application and application fee by the deadline will be disqualified.

  • The competition organizers reserve the right to postpone or cancel the competition.

  • If there are too few candidates. In this case, the competition will refund each registration.

  • Diplomas for the special gold and silver prizes will be sent by e-mail

Deadline for registration: September 1, 2020
Winners notification (results): October 1, 2020