Candidates can apply for multiple categories as long as their repertoire meets the requirement.

Age categories

Categories are set considering the age of the candidate on the day of application deadline

A: age 4-6

Free choice of programme, up to 5 minutes.

C: age 9-10

Free choice of programme, up to 7 minutes.

E: age 13-14

Free choice of programme, up to 9 minutes.

B: age 7-8

Free choice of programme, up to 6 minutes.

D: age 11-12

Free choice of programme, up to 8 minutes.

F: age 15-17

Free choice of programme, up to 10 minutes.

G: age 18-21

Free choice of programme, up to 11 minutes.

H: age 22+

Free choice of programme, up to 15 minutes.

Specific categories

J: Baroque

Free choice of 1 or more baroque pieces, up to 10 minutes.

L: Romantic

Free choice of 1 or more romantic pieces, up to 10 minutes.

K: Classical

Free choice of 1 or more classical pieces, up to 10 minutes.

M: Modern

Free choice of 1 or more modern pieces (composed after 1900), up to 10 minutes.

N: Sonata

1 or more movements of a sonata work.

O: Concerto

1 or more movements of a concerto work.

P: Chamber music

Free choice of programme, up to 10 minutes.

(Including Duo, and up to 10 players)

Q: Creative Video

In this category, you can submit videos that you perform, with free image editing of creative images, arts or illustrations up to 15 mins.

R: Jazz

Free choice of programme, up to 10 minutes.

S: composition

Performing a piece written by yourself, up to 10 minutes.

T: World music

Performing national instruments, free choice of programme, up to 10 minutes.