Musicians from all nations of the world are eligible to participate.
150 Euro (in case of qualification)
October 14-29, 2022
- Applications are only accepted over the Caneres website: www.caneres.com under the "APPLY NOW" section.
- The maximum length of the performance is 15 minutes.
- The video recording (an audio-only recording is not acceptable) should not have sound effects added to any part of the video entry.
(it is acceptable to have an introduction title with musician’s name, title of piece and composer).
- The performance submitted through the video link must be no older than 2 years.
- A maximum of 3 submissions in one or a maximum of three video links can be sent. The maximum length of all performances in all video links is 15 minutes.
- Applicants will receive a decision concerning qualification by email within 24 hours.
In the second round, our jury will evaluate and grade the performances from the applicants in 3 categories (excluding Composition):
1. Technique – Maximum of 33 points
2. Interpretation – Maximum of 33 points
3. Overall Performance – Maximum of 34 points
and graded with a total of up to 100 points.
1. Instrumentation – Maximum of 33 points
2. Arrangement of the Melodies – Maximum of 33 points
3. Creativity (for example use of instruments for effect etc.) – Maximum of 34 points
Important: Contestants for the discipline Composition are asked to submit scores and not video links.
- The Grand Final is open to applicants for all instruments/disciplines and age categories who have scored more than 90 points based on our jury's assessment and have therefore won the 1st prize.
- The grand final will be held live and in Vienna as a festival in August 2023. Gold, silver, and bronze medals will be awarded.
- Detailed information about time and location will be announced on 30/11/2022.
- In the Grand Final, at least 3 jury members (professors in the discipline) will assess and grade each performance by each applicant.
- All finalists will receive an Email - invitation to Grand Final.
- The duration of the performance is 15 minutes.
- If for any reason a contestant cannot be present, the performance they have already given will be used to represent them in the competition, or they can record a new performance for the Grand Final and submit this to represent themselves.
- However, jury members are also entitled to stipulate a programme for the contestants in the Grand Final. If so, the contestants will be informed in good time so that everyone has the same amount of time to prepare. In this case, the contestants who cannot be present will be able to record their performance from the compulsory programme and use this recording to represent themselves in the Grand Final.
- The Grand Final is open to contestants in the Discipline Composition who have scored more than 90 points based on our jury's assessment and have therefore won the 1st prize.
- In the Grand Final, at least 3 jury members (professors in the discipline) will assess and grade each performance by each contestant.