The International Music Competition "Grand Prize Virtuoso" is open to all nationalities and ages in strings, piano, wind, vocal and chamber music discipline: (piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass, guitar, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, saxophone, recorder, french horn, trumpet, trombone, tuba, piano duo, piano four-hands, mixed ensembles, female voice and male voice). Participants are required to submit video materials for the jury audition. Recording should be a fair representation of the contestants' abilities, but don't need to be of a professional quality.
A selected group of winners will receive an invitation to debut at the Beethoven House in Bonn (Germany) the birthplace of the composer Ludwig van Beethoven from December 9-11, 2020. We will celebrate the 250th anniversary of his birth.
Classical repertoire (Baroque, Classical, Romantic or Contemporary periods). Any interpretations of the classical repertoire are acceptable.
Multiple winners can be chosen in each of the following age groups.
Time limits are approximate, shorter or longer videos are accepted.
Young Musician Category: 8 years old and younger; 5 minutes
Junior Category: 9-12 years old; 6 minutes
Intermediate Category: 13-15 years old; 6 minutes
Advanced Category: 16-18 years old; 6 minutes
Senior Category: no age limit; 10 minutes
Chamber Music (Piano four hands, piano duo and mixed ensembles)
Group A: 12 years old and younger; 5 minutes
Group B: 13-18 years old; 7 minutes
Group C: 18 years old and older; 10 minutes
To apply for the Competition participants must submit:
1.) Completed online Application Form.
2.) YouTube link to the video recordings.
(no need to e-mail a YouTube link if is provided in the Application Form)
3.) Application fee.
- Solo performers 180€
- Duo and Ensembles 125€ per ensemble member.
Application Deadline: Saturday, October 24th, 2020
The results will be announced on: Thursday, October 29th, 2020
For more info, go to www.grandprizevirtuosointernationalmusiccompetition.com/salzburg-competition