Students should consult websites and literature produced by the individual funding organisations for complete and up-to-date information & for relevant application forms.
JEUNESSES MUSICALES INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
Rotation of disciplines over 5 years. Held in Belgrade.
IRVING M. KLEIN INTERNATIONAL STRING COMPETITION
The Klein Competition is open to violinists, violists, cellists and bassists. All prizes are intended for instrumental studies; therefore persons under professional management are not eligible. Contestants must be aged 15 to 23.
ORFORD ARTS CENTRE – ORFORD AWARD
CHICAGO INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION
The Chicago Violin Competition is an international violin competition held online, providing promising young talent an outlet to exhibit their art on the world’s stage. CVC has two divisions, the Young Artist for age 7-17, and Senior Artist for ages 18-28. Website: https://chicagoviolincompetition.org/
The Sphinx Competition is held every year in Detroit, Michigan. The competition is open to all Junior High, High School, and College age Black and Latino string players residing in the U.S.
YOUNG CONCERT ARTISTS INTERNATIONAL AUDITIONS
Open to solo instrumentalists and string quartets at the very beginning of a musical career.
INTERNATIONAL FRITZ KREISLER COMPETITION
Every 4 years in Vienna. Open to young violin soloists of all nationalities from 14 years up to the age of 30.
INTERNATIONAL MOZART COMPETITION SALZBURG
Disciplines in rotation. Held every two years.
INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION OF BEETHOVEN’S HRADEC
Cycle of disciplines. Held in the Czech Republic.
INTERNATIONAL LOUIS SPOHR COMPETITION FOR YOUNG VIOLINISTS
Held in Weimar, Germany. Age limits 9-20 (3 age categories). Every three years
INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION OF INDIANAPOLIS
Held every 4 years.
INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION RODOLFO LIPIZER PRIZE
The Competition is open to violinists of all nationalities. Age limits apply.
MARKNEUKIRCHEN INTERNATIONAL INSTRUMENTAL COMPETITION
The International Instrumental Competition is held every year, with the alternation of string and wind instruments. Its purpose is to support the rising generation of musicians.
SEOUL INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION
Held annually in a rotation of violin, piano and voice.
INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION PREMIO PAGANINI
For violinists of all nationalities between the ages of 15 and 30.
SENDAI INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION
It is open to violinists and pianists of all nationalities. Age limits apply.
JEAN SIBELIUS INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION
Open to violinists of any nationality under age 30. Held every 5 years.
JACQUES THIBAUD INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
Triennial, open to violinists of any nationality under age 30.
TIBOR VARGA INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN COMPETITION
For violinists of all nationalities aged under 26
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION “YOUNG VIRTUOSOS”
INTERNATIONAL MAX ROSTAL COMPETITION FOR VIOLIN AND VIOLA
Held every three years. Open to violinists and violists under 29. Next competition will be in 2024.
PABLO CASALS INTERNATIONAL CELLO COMPETITION
For cellists of all nationalities – age limits apply.
Contact: Philharmonia Hungary Concert and Festival Agency, Mária Liszkay, Manager, Secretary of the Competition, H-1094 Budapest, Páva u. 10-12., Hungary Tel. +(36-1) 302-4961
Email: email@example.com Website: https://www.paucasals.org/en/pablo-casals-international-award/
INTERNATIONAL PAULO CELLO FESTIVAL
Held every 5 years in Finland.
“PREMIO LUIGI BOCCHERINI” INTERNATIONAL CELLO COMPETITION
The Competition is open to cellists of any nationality who meet the following requirements:
– On the deadline of the Call for Applications (10 July 2023), the applicant must have turned 15 (fifteen) (minimum age) and on the same date must not be older than 35 (thirty-five) years of age (maximum age). The registration fee is Euro 100.00 (one hundred Euro/00) per competitor, to be paid by 10 July 2023.
VIENNA INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION
The “Vienna International Music Competition” has been designed to promote musicians of all ages and disciplines, by offering them performances at Musikverein and Mozarthaus in Vienna, cash prizes, 5 music albums and many special awards. The “4th Vienna International Music Competition” has been designed as an ONLINE COMPETITION: the selection is entirely made through video recordings.https://www.viennacompetition.com/
INTERNATIONAL HARP CONTEST IN ISRAEL
Triennial, open to harpists of any nationality – age limits apply.
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