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 instrumentalists and singers.

 

 

Winners of this international competition perform in Vienna with symphony orchestra, broadcast on PBS television across North America. 

Auditions are submitted by video recording. Required repertoire: any standard Western classical music from any period, in its original form. Music must be memorized, and each Round requires a different repertoire selection (either in its entirety or one movement from a larger work). There are no minimum or maximum time restrictions for submissions, but all performances must be memorized.

Online Classical Music Competition Round 1: 

Deadline for registration: November 1, 2021

Round 1 video audition deadline: November 15, 2021

18 winners from Category 3 will become Contestants and proceed to Round 2 (notified by December 1, 2021).  

Round 2:

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).  

Round 3: 

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. 

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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)

Deadline for registration: November 1, 2021

Round 1 video audition deadline: November 15, 2021

Register now & get extra 2 weeks to submit your video audition! 🎁
Due to an overwhelming number of requests for more time to complete the video auditions, we are extending the deadline to submit the video audition to November 15 for all contestants who are registered and have paid the fee on or before November 1.

 

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
        Global Televised Classical Music Competition on PBS
      • Personalized medal (Gold, Silver, or Bronze)
      • Framed Grand Prize Certificate
      • Professional photography for your promotional use
      • International publicity

 

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Register now & get extra 2 weeks to submit your video audition! 🎁
Due to an overwhelming number of requests for more time to complete the video auditions, we are extending the deadline to submit the video audition to November 15 for all contestants who are registered and have paid the fee on or before November 1.