International Music Competition "Grand Prize Virtuoso"

Competition
Bonn, DE-NW DEU
Competition
10/24/2020 deadline
$180.00 fee

Paid

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.

Repertoire Requirements:

Classical repertoire (Baroque, Classical, Romantic or Contemporary periods). Any interpretations of the classical repertoire are acceptable.

Eligibility:

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