List of classical music competitions


List of classical music competitions

The European Classical art music idiom has long relied on the institution of music competitions to provide a public forum that identifies the strongest young players and contributes to the establishment of their professional careers. This is a list of classical music competitions.

Contents

Chamber music

Choral/voice

  • American Protege Music Talent Competition, [5] has been designed for vocalists and instrumentalists
  • Barry Alexander International Vocal Competition www.baivc.comThe Barry Alexander International Vocal Competition (BAIVC) has been designed as an entrée into the world of vocal performance for those seriously interested in pursuing a professional operatic career. BAIVC is open to students from age fifteen to adults, and divided into four categories: High School, College, Professional Adult, and Amateur Adult.
  • BBC Singer of the World competition, [6]
  • Dutch International Vocal Competition in ´s Hertogenbosch
  • European Grand Prix for Choral Singing
  • International Mirjam Helin Singing Competition, [7]
  • International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition in Leipzig
  • International Tchaikovsky Competition
  • Leyla Gencer Voice Competition
  • Long-Thibaud-Crespin Competition (previously the International Marguerite Long-Jacques Thibaud Competition) - Paris
  • NTDTV Vocal Competition
  • Operalia, The World Opera Competition
  • Queen Elisabeth Music Competition

Piano/keyboard

Composition

  • Jeunesses International Music Competition - Bucharest, Romania [26]
  • George Enescu International Composition Contest - Bucharest, Romania
  • Queen Elizabeth Music Competition - Brussels, Belgium
  • Tōru Takemitsu Composition Award - Tokyo, Japan
  • Classical Marimba League Composition Competition [27]
  • Lake George Music Festival Composition Competition - Lake George, New York [28]

String instrument

Woodwind instrument

  • American Protege Music Talent Competition, [39] has been designed for vocalists and instrumentalists
  • Crescendo Music Awards Competition - Tulsa OK [40]
  • International Flute Competition, Camerata Strumentale - Timişoara, Romania [41]
  • Jeunesses International Music Competition, Bucharest, Romania [42]
  • The Marcato Flute & Piano Competition - Australia [43]
  • Prize for Most Creative Interpretation 2007 - Clarinet competition o [44]
  • Gillet-Hugo Fox Competition - Bassoon and Oboe competition [45]

Conducting

  • Guido Cantelli Conducting Competition, Italy
  • International Besançon Competition for Young Conductors, France
  • Gustav Mahler Conducting Competition, Germany
  • Donatella Flick Conducting Competition, UK
  • Jorma Panula Conducting Competition, Finland
  • Cadaqués Orchestra International Conducting Competition, Spain
  • Leeds Conductors Competition, UK

Other instruments

Young Musicians

  • American Protege International Piano and Strings Competition International Competition for Young Pianists and Professionals with winners performing at Carnegie Hall, New York [49]
  • Fischoff National Chamber Music Competition
  • International Competition for Young Classical Guitarists, Siracusa, Italy, [50]
  • BBC Young Musician of the Year
  • Concert Artists Guild, a series of competitions for younger, up-and-coming musicians, [51]
  • Concours De La Musique orchestral competition for young musicians, [52]
  • International Competition for Young Violinists "Bravo!"(Namur, Belgium), [53]
  • International Russian Rotary Children Music Competition, Moscow, piano,string instrument, wind instrument/ [54]
  • International Tchaikovsky Competition for Young Musicians
  • Jeunesses International Music Competition, Bucharest, Romania [55]
  • Yehudi Menuhin International Competition for Young Violinists - London and Oslo [56]
  • Young Concert Artists International Competition
  • International Independent Music Competition "Individualis", Ukraine, piano,string instruments, wind instruments, brass instruments, quartets, voice, ensembles, guitar, folk instruments/ [57]
  • International Johann Sebastian Bach Competition in Leipzig

See also

  • European Union of Music Competitions for Youth
  • William C. Byrd Young Artist Competition of Flint, MI, USA (byrdartists.com)
  • Category:Classical music awards

References

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