Competitions and Contests that take you around the world!

Promoting young musical talents & encouraging international cultural exchanges.

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Naumberg International Competitions

United States

Prizes – Cash and 2 subsidized New York recitals

Saxaphone Competition
Chamber Competition

The Vancouver International Music Competition is an invitation for young musicians around the world to perform and grow in a competitive and welcoming environment.


Grand Prizes – Certificate, Trophy,  and the opportunity to be featured in a documentary film, a professional video recording of a performance, a profile spotlight on the VIMC website, the opportunity to attend a virtual masterclass with jury members, and concerto opportunities.

Competition Information

Music International Grand Prix – An international music competition with a Winners Concert in NYC at Merkin Hall.

Three age categories, no age limit; Voice, Piano, Strings, Winds/Brass, Ensembles, and Composition

United States

Grand Prizes – Compete for the $5000 Grand Prix Award and $20,000 in other cash awards and scholarships.

Competition Information

19th International Competition “Luigi Zanuccoli” for Young Musicians, the International Competition for SINGING and the International Competition for CHAMBER MUSIC.


Prizes – Scholarships, Musical Instruments


American Guild

A TWO PART – AGM 45th Annual Great Lakes Regional Contest

United States

Prizes – Grants and Cash


International Flute Competition Ferdinand W. Neess Wiesbaden

Held at the Museum Wiesbaden


Prizes – Cash Prizes


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