A) Voice Women (all voice types)
B) Voice Men (all voice types)
C) Kays (Piano, Accordion)
D) Strings (Violin, Viola, Cello, Double Bass, Guitar, Harp)
E) Winds (Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, French, Horn, Trumpet, Trombone, Tuba, Euphonium, Saxophone)
F) Percussion
G) Conductor
– No age limit
– The contest is open to musicians of all nationalities
– Free Repertoire

– All participants will provide publicly accessible video links to YouTube
– Participants apply with a maximum of 25 minutes
(There is no minimum time limit)
– The recording shall be taken by one camera, showing the face and hands of the musician
All documents must be submitted before October 20th, 2023, fill out the online form at www.newyearscompetition.com or please send an e-mail to newyearscompetition@gmail.com
The official results will be announced on October 30, 2023 at www.newyearscompetition.com
– A copy of your ID card or passport
– A high-definition color photograph
– A biography in English (max. 200 words)
– Participants apply with a maximum 25-minute YouTube link. There is no minimum time limit.
– Proof of registration fee € 90 payment via bank or € 95 payment via PayPal transfer.
The € 90 application fee via bank payment (plus the banking fee) is due in full, and will not be refunded by the competition board. (Austria, Belgium, Cyprus, Estonia, Finland, France, Germany, Greece, Ireland, Italy, Latvia, Lithuania, Luxembourg, Malta, the Netherlands, Portugal, Slovakia, Slovenia, Spain)

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


The € 95  application fee via PayPal is due in full, and will not be refunded by the competition board. Payment must be made via PayPal transfer to:
PayPal account: verein.culturemeetingpoint@gmail.com
– (Category “A”, “B”, “C”, “D”, “E”, “F”, “G”)
– A performance with the Wiener Stadtorchester in Vienna (each winner could perform a max. 15-minute performance)
– Winners (1st prize) from each category will be awarded special certificates.

– Audio and video recordings will be made of the concerts in Vienna and will be offered to the winners for personal use. Professional pictures will be taken of the winners as well.
– Marketing campaign and publicity for the concert in Vienna for the winners’ careers.
– The jury will award a special certificate for the 2nd and 3rd prizes, an Honorable Mention, and young talent for each category.
– For each Category (“A”, “B”, “C”, “D”, “E”, “F”, “G”), only ONE musician (If the candidates receive the same points, exceptional situations can occur.) will be awarded (as “Winner”), and the winners, will perform a performance with WIENER STADTORCHESTER with above rules in Vienna/Austria.
– Travel and accommodation expenses will be covered by the winner herself/himself.
– The jury’s judgment is unquestionable and irrevocable. The judges are not obliged to give any explanation to the candidates for their judgment.
– By applying (sending all documents and competition fees) to take part in the Competition, candidates indicate their acceptance of all these rules.

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).

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.

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