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Federazione Russa Federazione Russa
First International Viktor Tretyakov Violin Competition
The First International Viktor Tretyakov Violin Competition will be held in Krasnoyarsk, Russia from September 23 to October 1, 2018.
The outstanding violinists of our times are on the jury panel as well - Boris Kuschnir, Vadim Repin, Vera Tsu Weiling, Kurt Sassmannshaus, Natalya Likhopoy and others. Most of them are members of the jury of the International Tchaikovsky Competition and representatives of the reputable foreign music universities. Maestro Viktor Tretyakov will chair the jury panel.
Violinists from all over the world aged 16 to 30 are welcome to apply for the Competition. The applicants will be chosen by submitted videos, the top 25 violinists will be invited to participate in the main rounds of the Competition that will be held in Krasnoyarsk. The names of 25 participants of the First International Viktor Tretyakov Violin Competition will be announced on July 23, 2018.
The prize fund of the Competition: I Prize – USD 15,000; II Prize – USD 10,000; III Prize – USD 6,600
period23 Sep 18 - 01 Oct 18
closing date15 Jun 18
posted 21 Apr 18

Slovenia Slovenia
1st International O.Rieding Competition for Performers & Composers
1st Oskar Rieding International Competition for Performers & Composers is open to instrumentalists and vocalists of all ages, who likes to compose and perform their own compositions / solo or in chamber group, whithout electronics/.
The competition is devided in four categories:
I Category: up to 10 y. o.
II Category: from 11 to 15 y. o.
III Category: from 16 to 20 y. o
IV Category: from 21 y. o. (no upper age limit)
Applications are open until 1.6. 2018.
The competition is partly ONLINE. Finals will take place at the National Hall Celje, Slovenia (EU). In this town famous composer and violinist Oskar RIeding has written his most importaint pedagogical and concert works.
FInalists will be invited to the concert tour in Sloveina and their compositions will be published by the competition. The competition will provide many other prizes, selected by the Jury.
We are looking forward to meeting you and hearing your music!..
period06 Apr 18 - 30 Jun 18
closing date01 Jun 18
posted 21 Apr 18

Stati Uniti Stati Uniti
Boulder International Chamber Music Competition - Art of Duo
- Applications now open!
- BICMC - Art of Duo focuses on the genre of chamber music duo comprised of piano plus one other instrument.
- $15,000 in cash prizes, in addition to performance engagements.
- Open to nationals of all countries aged 18-35.
- 1st round held ONLINE via Acceptd: 10-minute video requirement.
- Semifinal and Final rounds held in Boulder, Colorado, USA.
TO LEARN MORE AND APPLY, PLEASE VISIT http://bicmc.org/
* The competition is open to pianists and other instrumentalists who perform together in the genre of chamber music duo. This year’s competition is not open to vocalists, piano duos, or piano duets.
period11 Oct 18 - 14 Oct 18
closing date15 Jul 18
posted 21 Apr 18

Svezia Svezia
Competition no 2 & Aurora Master Class - Stockholm
For: Violin, Viola, Cello, D. Bass, Piano, Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Percussion
1500 Euros in Prizes
Main Stage Performance Opportunities
The competition is open to all participants at the Aurora Masterclasses (NO FEE)
Expressing your inner love of music. Sharing timeless personal stories, emotions and experiences written by some of history’s greatest creative geniuses through your own personal voice and expression. The opportunity to change the lives of your listeners forever. The burning desire to move, charm, and dazzle your audience.
If this applies to you, then apply now to the Aurora Music Competition. Embedded into the heart of the Aurora Festival experience which includes masterclasses from some of the worlds greatest pedagogues, chamber music coaching and performances and the opportunity to have fun with and listen to musicians from all over the world, is the Aurora Music Competition.
period16 Aug 18 - 26 Aug 18
closing date05 Jun 18
posted 28 Mar 18

Lettonia Lettonia
"Riga Classic Strings" International Festival and Competition
"Riga Classic Strings" International Festival that includes Violin and Cello Competition and series concerts.
The competition will be held from 10th to 17th of May 2018 at the Vitols Latvian Academy of Music (1st round) and Riga Great Guild (Final round).
The Final Round will be accompanied by Latvian National Symphony Orchestra.
period10 May 18 - 17 Jun 18
posted 16 Mar 18

Corea del Sud Corea del Sud
2018 Busan MARU Internatioanl Music Festival Competition
We are pleased to announce our international competition for 2018 Busan MARU International Music Festival!
<Concerto Competition>
* Awards: Grand prize(KRW 2,000,000 and Certificate)/ 1st/ 2nd/ 3rd/ Busan Mayor's Prize/ Special Prize
* Application Submit: 01 Apr ~ 07 Jun, 2018
* Final Round : 13 Sep, 2018, Busan Cultural Center, Grand Theater.
Final round entries will appear on 2018 Busan MARU International Music Festival Gala Concert with Busan Philharmonic Orchestra
* Preliminary Round: 07 Jul 2018, Silla University, Recital Hall
* Section: Any instrument that can perform with an Orchestra
<Composition Competition>
* Awards: Grand Prize(KRW2,000,000 and Certificate, Grand Prize will be performed at 2019 BMIMF)/ 1st/ 2nd/ 3rd/ Special Prize
* Application Period: 01 Apr ~ 30 Jun, 2018
* Accompaniment & Term : Free Style (About 10 minute composition, no limit to its form or instrumental organization)
Please refer to our web site for further information
period07 Jul 18 - 13 Sep 18
closing date07 Jun 18
posted 14 Mar 18

Svezia Svezia
Aurora Music Competition
Violin, Viola, Cello, Piano
1500 Euros in Prizes
Main Stage Performance Opportunities
Expressing your inner love of music. Sharing timeless personal stories, emotions and experiences written by some of history’s greatest creative geniuses through your own personal voice and expression. The opportunity to change the lives of your listeners forever. The burning desire to move, charm, and dazzle your audience.
If this applies to you, then apply now to the Aurora Music Competition. Embedded into the heart of the Aurora Festival experience which includes masterclasses from some of the worlds greatest pedagogues, chamber music coaching and performances and the opportunity to have fun with and listen to musicians from all over the world, is the Aurora Music Competition.
period25 Jun 18 - 01 Jul 18
closing date18 May 18
posted 9 Mar 18

Stati Uniti Stati Uniti
The 2018 Orchestra Noir Solo Virtuoso Competitions
The 2018 Haydn, Mozart & Beethoven Solo Virtuoso Competition is open to all ethnicities, and nationalities from all countries. There is no age limit. This competition is open to the following instrumentalists: voice, piano, strings, winds, brass, and harp. Participants are required to submit video links for the audition. After preliminary video screening, 10 participants will be chosen as finalists and invited to audition live on June 7, 2018.
Gold: $1,500
Silver: $700
Bronze: $300
The 2018 Schubert, Schumann & Brahms Solo Virtuoso Competition is open to all ethnicities, and nationalities from all countries. There is no age limit. This competition is open to the following instrumentalists: voice, piano, strings, winds, brass, and harp. Participants are required to submit video links for the audition. After preliminary video screening, 10 participants will be chosen as finalists and invited to audition live on June 8, 2018.
Gold: $1,500
Silver: $700
Bronze: $300
period07 Jun 18 - 08 Jun 18
posted 20 Feb 18

Belgio Belgio
Ysaye International Music Competition
On the 16th of July 2018, we will be celebrating the 160th birthday of the Belgian violinist and composer Eugene Ysaye.
In memory of Eugene Ysaye, the organizers wish to create a high level competition for young musicians. Their goal is to develop culture in Liege and give a chance for musicians from all around the world to show their talent.
The competition is devided into two parts: Violin (3 categories) and Chamber Music (2 categories).
Three prizes will be awarded per category. Cash prizes, instrumental material and vouchers will be distributed to the winners. The prizes will be awarded by the jury members and sponsors to the winners of the competition on the 21st July 2018 at the end of the gala concert.
Participants are also invited to apply for the "3rd International Music Camp" which will take place in Liège from the 21st to the 27th of July.
period16 Jul 18 - 21 Jul 18
closing date15 Jun 18
posted 7 Feb 18

Polonia Polonia
Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition
It is our great pleasure to inform that after many years of efforts and perseverance of the whole music community, Katowice – since 2015 a UNESCO Creative City of Music – will host the Karol Szymanowski International Music Competition.
The competition involves five disciplines: piano, violin, voice, string quartet, and composition and will be held in a five-year cycle, with the first edition scheduled for 10–23 September 2018.
The rules of the competition and other important details are available at: szymanowski-competition.com
For all competition-related matters, please contact us at: szymanowski-competition@nospr.org.pl
period10 Sep 18 - 23 Sep 18
closing date31 May 18
posted 7 Feb 18

Francia Francia
Concours international de Violon "Marie Cantagrill"
La VIème édition du Concours International de Violon « Marie Cantagrill est « lancé ». Les épreuves de ce Concours qui « couvre » 5 catégories, des débutants aux concertistes ou futurs concertistes (catégorie excellence), auront lieu du 03 au 08 juillet 2018, dans la Salle Max Linder de Saint-Girons, capitale du Couserans, en Ariège. Un jury de professionnels attribuera des Prix (de 25 euros à 3000 euros ).
Lors de cette semaine de juillet, parallèlement aux épreuves, une exposition de lutherie-archèterie se tiendra dans le salon d’honneur de la mairie de Saint-Girons ; l’occasion pour les candidats et autres instrumentistes, d’essayer des instruments, de prendre des contacts avec des professionnels de Midi Pyrénées et d’autres régions,…
Le bulletin d’inscription 2018 est disponible sur le site du concours : www.concoursmariecantagrill.com ou sur demande à l’association «Musique et Partage en Couserans »-5 rue de l’église-09190-Taurignan-Vieux/06 83 58 49 08
period03 Jul 18 - 08 Jul 18
closing date03 Jun 18
posted 16 Jan 18

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