Strings4Smiles, a student-led, nonprofit organization with the focal mission of providing music opportunities for underprivileged youth primarily in New York, recently completed its newest project: the “Quaran-Teen Competition.” The project was in effort for youth to come together and thank first responders, essential workers, and healthcare workers for the paramount work they have been doing. […]
The 75th Geneva International Music Competition for cello and will be held October 23 to November 5, 2020. This year’s application deadline is April 30. The competition is open to all cellists born after November 5, 1990, regardless of gender or nationality. Candidates who have already won a first prize in another Geneva Competition are […]
Ninichi and Xelafish, a creative partnership between composer Ninichi and multimedia creative Xelafish, have launched a competition open to all piano and violin musicians to cover their piece “Journey Into The Unseen.” The sheet music has been made available for free in piano solo, violin and piano (also works as violin solo), and violin duet […]
Applications are now being accepted for the 2020 Yamaha Young Performing Artists (YYPA) competition, an annual program that has helped build the musical careers of outstanding young talent for more than 30 years.
Each year Yamaha Corporation’s Young Artist Services and Band and Orchestra Division honor and encourage young musicians through the Yamaha Young Performing Artists (YYPA) Competition
Last year Sergei Teleshev won the prestigious US Roland V-Accordion contest. This accordion competition, unlike many others, is open to anyone of any age, amateur or professional. In the initial rounds Teleshev played his own accordion, but the four finalists were provided the latest V-Accordion to play in the last round. “I had only four days to learn the V-Accordion,” says Teleshev.