top of page

Competition

* WINNERS’ CONCERT AT MUSIKVEREIN VIENNA WITH WIENER STADTORCHESTER.
* PROFESSIONAL AUDIO, VIDEO RECORDING, AND PHOTO SHOOT AT THE CONCERT AND AWARD CEREMONY.
* The contest is open to musicians of all nationalities.
* Free Repertoire.

 

CATEGORIES
A) Voice Women (all voice types)
B) Voice Men (all voice types)
C) Keys (Piano, Accordion)
D) Strings (Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Guitar, Harp)
E) Winds (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Saxophone)
F) Percussion
G) Conductor
H) Chamber Music

 
GENERAL RULES
* Winners’ Concert at MUSIKVEREIN Vienna with Wiener Stadtorchester.
* The contest is open to musicians of all nationalities
* No age limit
* Free Repertoire
* All participants will provide publicly accessible video links to YouTube
* Participants apply with a duration of about 25 minutes (There is no minimum time limit)
* The recording shall be taken by one camera, showing the face and hands of the musician.
* The official results will be
announced on October 31, 2024 at www.newyearscompetition.org


REGISTRATION

– A copy of your ID card or passport
– A high-definition color photograph
– A biography in English (max. 200 words)
– Participants apply with a duration maximum 25-minute YouTube link. There is no minimum time limit.
- Registration fees: For soloists early bird: € 105 (until June 30, 2024), standard: € 125 (1 July - 20 October 2024).

- For chamber music (per musician) early bird: € 65 (until June 30, 2024), standard: € 95 (1 July - 20 October 2024).

– Proof of registration fee payment via bank or PayPal (here) transfer. 

- The application fee via bank payment (plus the banking fee) is due in full, and will not be refunded by the competition board. 
Payment must be made via bank transfer to:

Bank: Bank Austria UniCredit
Name: Culture Meeting Point
IBAN: AT96 1200 0006 0177 8103
Bank Code (bic/swift): BKAUATWW
Address: UniCredit Bank Austria AG Rothschildplatz 1, 1020 Vienna/AUSTRIA
or
Payment must be made via PayPal transfer to:
PayPal.Me:www.paypal.me/CultureMeetingPoint
PayPal account: verein.culturemeetingpoint@gmail.com

AWARDS -​ Prize (for each category)

* Each 1st prize winner will have the opportunity to perform with the WIENER STADTORCHESTER at MUSIKVEREIN Vienna.
* In each category, first, second, and third-place winners will receive special certificates and Honorable Mention awards will also be presented. Furthermore, special certificates will be given to young talents.
* In addition, surprise souvenirs will be presented to each award winner who attends the award ceremony as a souvenir of Vienna.
* A marketing campaign and publicity will be conducted to promote the Vienna concert and enhance the winners’ careers.


- 1st prize live concert at Musikverein Vienna with Wiener Stadtorchester + certificate + surprise souvenirs + professional photo shoot, audio and video recording at the concert and award ceremony.
- 2nd prize Invitation to the award ceremony at Musikverein Vienna + certificate + surprise souvenirs + professional photo shoot at the award ceremony.
- 3rd prize Invitation to the award ceremony at Musikverein Vienna + certificate + professional photo shoot at the award ceremony.

Special prizes:
- Wiener Klassik Prize Invitation to the award ceremony at Musikverein Vienna + certificate + surprise souvenirs + professional photo shoot at the award ceremony.
- Juri Spezial Prize Invitation to the award ceremony at Musikverein Vienna + certificate + surprise souvenirs + professional photo shoot at the award ceremony.
- Honourable Mentions Invitation to the award ceremony at Musikverein Vienna + certificate + surprise souvenirs + professional photo shoot at the award ceremony.
- Young Talent Prizes Invitation to the award ceremony at Musikverein Vienna + certificate + surprise souvenirs + professional photo shoot at the award ceremony.

RULES
* Only one participant will be awarded as the winner in each category (“A,” “B,” “C,” “D,” “E,” “F,” “G”, “H”). In exceptional cases where candidates receive the same score, multiple winners may be awarded.
* The 1st prize winners will have to performance to perform with the WIENER STADTORCHESTER at MUSIKVEREIN Vienna, following the aforementioned rules.
* Travel and accommodation expenses are the responsibility of the winners.
* The jury’s decisions are final and not subject to appeal. The judges are not obliged to provide explanations for their decisions.
* By submitting their application (including all documents and competition fees), candidates indicate their acceptance of all these rules.
* All the names of the winners will be published on our website on the dates mentioned in the announcement and on social media channels
* The official results will be on October 31, 2024, on our website  (www.newyearscompetition.com) and our social media Addressee.
  Facebook - Instagram 
* All participants who have been awarded a prize in the competition are invited to the concert and award ceremony. They are responsible for their accommodation, transportation, and all related expenses.
* Participants who did not receive an award may request a certificate of participation, which can be provided electronically via email for a fee of 23 euros.
* Upon request, teachers and musical accompanying persons can also receive certificates, which can be provided electronically via email for a fee of 23 euros.


Jury members: Christian Schulz (Wiener Symphoniker & Richard Wagner Conservatory of Vienna), Giampaolo Vessella (Teatro Nacional de São Carlos), Previn Moore (MUK-Music and Arts University of Vienna),​​ Igor Petrushevski, Oleg Marshev (Anton Bruckner Universität), Burghard Toelke (Peter Cornelius Conservatory of the City of Mainz), Chikara Shiojima, David Jarh, (Ljubljana Conservatory of Music), Elizabeth Goncalves (Paris Sorbonne University/ Conservatory & University of Amsterdam/ Paris Superior Center for Voice & Breath), Sonia Turchi (Liceo Musicale Galilei Civitavecchia Rome)

VNYC International Music Competition respects the rights and privacy of all and does not discriminate based on ethnicity, race, nationality, gender, religion, or sexual orientation.

Organization:
“VIENNA NEW YEAR’S CONCERT” International Music Competition
Diefenbachgasse 54/2c+d, A-1150 Vienna Austria
Email: 
newyearscompetition@gmail.com
bottom of page