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Schweizerischer Jugendmusikwettbewerb (SJMW) CLASSICA

All competitions
19/03/2021 - 09/05/2021
Lausanne, Switzerland
Accordion | Percussion | Strings | Plucked strings | Harp | Symphonic strings | Cello | Double bass | Viola | Violin | Woodwind Instruments | Bassoon | Clarinet | Flute | Oboe | Recorder

** Due to the epidemiological situation in the world and the appearance of Coronavirus around Europe the Schweizerischer Jugendmusikwettbewerb (SJMW) CLASSICA 2020 is cancelled **

The competition was founded in 1975 on the initiative of the ‘Tonhalle-Gesellschaft’ Zurich. The foundation ‘Schweizerischer Jugendmusikwettbewerb’ has been registered under private law since 1999. The foundation aims to support and promote particularly talented young musicians but also young people in general through music. A Foundation Board is responsible for the competition and concentrates particularly on strategic and financial questions. It is advised in artistic and organisational matters by a commission of experts. These two bodies work closely with the office in Winterthur on all tasks related to the foundation.

 

Information

Organiser

Stiftung Schweizerischer Jugendmusikwettbewerb

Structure

The participants should be up to 20 years old.
Regional stages followed by national final.

First stage: 19th – 21st March
Final: 6th – 9th May

Cycle

Every year

Next deadline

TBA November 2020

Application

Application should be done online through this application form.

Please fill out the form accurately and completely.

Delayed registrations will not be considered.

Application fee:
80 CHF for soloists;
60 CHF/person for duos and ensembles.

Rules

The competition is for young musicians of all nationalities who are permanently resident in Switzerland or Liechtenstein and for citizens of Switzerland or Liechtenstein who live abroad. The competition is for musicians between the age of 8 and 20.

The competition will be held in the following categories:
violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, recorder, oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bassoon, harp, accordion, dulcimer, panpipes, classical drums, early music before 1750, contemporary music

There are special rules concerning those studying music at a professional level and for the nationality of members of chamber music groups.

More information here.

Prizes

  • 1st, 2nd, 3rd prize as certificate
  • Certificate of appreciation
  • Special prizes on behalf of various foundations and organizations

Contact

Contacts

Visit original competition page Website

Prize winners

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