Category 2: 12-17 years old

Classicalia Online Classical Music Competition - Semi-Finalist, 2021

Coming soon! Calling all Classical musicians, ages 12-17 (as of November 1, 2021). This online classical music competition will be 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.

Round 1: 

Deadline for registration: TBC.

Round 1 video audition deadline: TBC.

Winners from Round 1 will become Contestants and proceed to Round 2.   


Round 2:

Deadline: TBC (different submission from Round 1).

Winners from Round 2 will become Semi-Finalists and proceed to Round 3 


Round 3: 

Deadline: TBC.

12 winners from Round 3 (total, chosen from all Categories) will become Finalists. These winners will perform at the Gala Concert in Vienna. The Gold, Silver, and Bronze winners in each Category will be announced during the live concert. 



Entry fee: TBC.

Deadline for registration: TBC.

Round 1 video audition deadline: TBC.

Round 2 audition deadline: TBC.

Round 3 audition deadline: TBC.

Gala Concert of Winners in Vienna, Austria: TBC.


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.

      • 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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