Ungdommens Musikkmesterskap (Norwegian Music Competition for Youth)

All competitions
Date TBA
Oslo, Norway
Accordion | Brass instruments | Chamber music | Percussion | Piano | Woodwind Instruments | Harp

Ungdommens musikkmesterskap is a cooperation between The Norwegian Music Teachers´Association and The Norwegian Culture School Council. It started as a piano competition in 1965 and has grown over the years to include the main classical instruments. The competition is arranged in two rounds – regional finals in and national in Oslo. Each year one of the first prize winners is named ‘Musician of the Year’.

The competition has information about laureates, concerts and events also on Facebook.



Musikkpedagogene Norge/Norsk kulturskolerad/Norges Musikkorps Forbund


The participants should be aged up to 26 years old.
Regional round followed by national final.


Every year

Next deadline

TBA October 2020


Registration takes place electronically via the competition’s website
A registration fee and a photo are required at registration.

Participation fees
Regional championship: NOK 450, – for soloists and NOK 450, – for chamber music group up to three participants.
For larger chamber music group: NOK 450, – plus NOK 100, – per musician beyond three. (a quartet pays for example NOK 550, -)



Participants must be Norwegian citizens or have been resident in Norway for the past six months.
A participant can compete as a soloist on his instrument and / or in one chamber music group. It is only possible to participate in one chamber music group.
If a musician in a chamber music group becomes ill after the deadline for enrollment has expired, he can be replaced. The condition is that there is an application with a medical certificate confirming that the disease has occurred after the registration deadline, and that criteria for age classes are fulfilled.

Further information


First prize: concerts/courses/seminars in Norway and abroad for first prize winners

Musician of the Year: NOK 50.000 ( € 6000 )

Inspiration prizes: Six ‘inspiration’ prizes ( € 1100 ) for different categories


Prize winners

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