ENKOR is the first ever global online competition for classical performers and the only one with hundreds of jury members and transparent scoring system.
The 4th edition of ENKOR International Music Competition,
Voting Start Date: June 30, 2017 | Voting End Date: July 20, 2017
Results: July 30, 2017 | to be announced on the ENKOR's website
ENKOR International Music Competition (Piano) is open to contestants of all nationalities and countries up to 25 years.
Note: there's a new separation of the age groups valid for the 3rd edition.
Category A: up to 10 years
Category B: 11 to 15 years
Category C: 16 to 21 years
Category D: 22 to 25 years
(as of the Application Deadline)
Repertoire: Free choice (one or more pieces) from the Standard Repertoire: baroque, classical, romantic or contemporary periods. Contestants must perform from memory.
Sonata duos are not acceptable. ENKOR treats the sonata repertoire as chamber music.
The piano performance should be solo or with orchestra.
Category A : up to 10 minutes in total
Category B: up to 15 minutes in total
Category C, D: up to 20 minutes in total
IF THE DURATION OF THE SUBMITTED VIDEO (OR TOTAL DURATION
IF MORE THAN ONE VIDEO) EXCEEDS THE TIME LIMITS, AS SPECIFIED
IN THE RULES, WITH MORE THAN 60 SECONDS, THE APPLICANT MIGHT
BE DISQUALIFIED WITHOUT NOTICE AND HIS/HER APPLCATION SHALL
BE TREATED AS NULL AND VOID.
THE DURATION OF THE PERFORMED PIECES EXCLUDES APPLAUSE
AND GOING ONTO OR LEAVING THE STAGE.
Video recordings (audio not acceptable) must be genuinely performed by applicants and may not be edited, nor should any effects be added. To ensure that poor recording quality does not interfere with jury’s ability to review the material, avoid distortion and ensure that accompaniment is not louder than the applicant (where applicable). You will not be penalized for the quality of your video, although it is important that it is good enough to see and hear you clearly.
Videos should be recorded no more than 18 months before the date of your submission.
When you submit the Application Form, please include the piece/s you are applying with in the format: name of the piece, composer's name, duration. Please also include web link/s below each piece.
Videos should be available for watching online - download links won't be accepted.
If you submit YouTube links, be sure your videos have the proper settings:
VIDEO MANAGER → videos → Basic Info → from the dropdown menu, please choose "Public" or "Unlisted" instead of "Private".
First, Second and Third Prize
Teachers' diplomas by request only.
The prizes will be awarded based solely on the submitted recordings. The competitors have no right to present any objections against the composition of the Jury.
Jury Board | Adjudicating System
The Application Fee is Non-Refundable.