Category 3: 18-25 years old
Calling all accomplished Classical musicians, ages 18-25 (as of November 1, 2021).
This online music competition is open to all classical music instrumentalists and singers!
Show us your best, and join this international competition. Winners perform in Vienna!
Auditions are submitted by video recording. All performances must be memorized, and there is no minimum or maximum time limit for your one repertoire selection in each round.
Repertoire for all rounds: any standard Western classical repertoire (from any period) in its original form.
Online Classical Music Competition Round 1:
Deadline: November 1, 2021
18 winners from Category 3 will become Contestants and proceed to Round 2 (notified by December 1, 2021).
Deadline: January 1, 2022 (different submission from Round 1)
12 winners from Category 3 will become Semi-Finalists and proceed to Round 3 (notified by January 12, 2022).
Deadline: February 1, 2022 (different submission from Rounds 1 & 2)
3 winners from Category 3 will become Finalists and proceed to perform with the other 9 winners from the other Categories in the televised Gala Concert in Vienna (notified by February 15, 2022). The Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners in each Category will be announced during the live concert.
Registration: Now Open
Due to overwhelming demand for this Classical Music Competition Register early to ensure your participation!
Entry fee: All Fees for the competition are paid at time of Registration by credit card. Category 3: $295 USD ($245 Entry Fee + $50 Registration Fee)
Round 1 audition deadline: November 1, 2021
Round 2 audition deadline: January 1, 2022
Round 3 audition deadline: February 1, 2022
Gala Concert of Winners in Vienna, Austria: Sunday, May 1, 2022
Set a goal and work towards it.
Join an international community of ambitious musicians from all over the world working towards similar goals.
Hone your auditioning skills by challenging yourself to showcase your excellence within a single take. Refine your critical listening and assessment skills to select your best overall recording if you create multiple to choose from.
Take the opportunity to set a deadline to polish your repertoire.
Receive thoughtful written feedback from the Judges on your performance technique and artistry.
Three musicians in this category will be awarded the following:
- Round trip (flight and accommodations) to Vienna
- Opportunity to perform in front of a live audience in the City of Music at the Großer Saal - Wiener Konzerthaus (Grand Hall of the Vienna Konzerthaus) in Austria on Sunday, May 1, 2022
- Opportunity to perform with a symphony orchestra
- Experience the publicity of televised exposure, when this concert is broadcast
- Personalized medal (Gold, Silver, or Bronze)
- Framed Grand Prize Certificate
- Professional photography for your promotional use
- International publicity