Category 2: 12-17 years old

Calling all Classical musicians, ages 12-17 (as of November 1, 2021). 

This online classical music competition is open to all 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 your time limit is 15 minutes for your one repertoire selection in each round. 

Repertoire for all rounds: any standard classical repertoire (from any period) in its original form.

Online Classical Music Competition Round 1: 

Deadline: November 1, 2021

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

Round 2:

Deadline: January 1, 2022

12 winners from Category 1 will become Semi-Finalists and proceed to Round 3 (notified by January 12, 2022). 

Round 3: 

Deadline: February 1, 2022

3 winners from this Category will become Finalists and proceed to perform with the other 9 winners from the other Categories in the 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. 


Pre-Registration: Until July 26, 2021

Due to overwhelming demand for this competition we will be accepting applicants in phases. Pre-Register early to ensure your participation!


Entry fees accepted: Between July 26 - July 30, 2021

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 musicians from all over the world working towards the same goals.

Practice both technique and stage presence by creating audition videos that highlight your best of both. 

Receive valuable written feedback on your performing that you can build on as you continue your studies.

Experience competing on the world's stage.

Add a certificate of participation in this international competition to your portfolio.



Three musicians in this category will be awarded the following: 

      • Round trip (flight and accommodations) for you and a parent/guardian 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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