MusikTalente competition 2020 . . .


Dear young Musicians from 6 to 19 years of age! You do not have to abandon

the competition because of the current situation. Instead, you only have to

register online by the 16th of April 2020 and upload a video of your repertoire here.

Participants are free to choose their songs. It should include two pieces from different

style epochs and be appropriate to the level of performance of the player.

The recording:

The participant can be filmed in picture and tone in a video while presenting the selected repertoire (one take). A second or more contributions of the same person are possible

(Solo/ Duo/ Ensemble).


This year, the MusikTalente competition will take place exclusively in the form of video entries posted on the online registration form page. Other contributions in other media are not permitted.

Announcement of the winners:

The winners will be informed by e-mail at the end of April 2020: A list will also be published on the homepage. Please understand that the decisions of the jury are final and that due to the current situation any contact with the jurors will remain unanswered.

Important !

  1. Quality of the video: A professional video is not expected. Nevertheless, the competition entry should have the best possible audio and video quality. Insufficient sound and/or image quality may lead to the exclusion of the contribution.

  1. Video editing is not permitted: The video may not be edited, but must run from start to finish.

  Image detail: On the video itself the head, arms, hands and  feet of the musicians must be

    clearly visible. A fixed camera position showing this would be best.

  1. Audio recording: The audio recording in the video should be acoustic and not electronically amplified. In case a microphone is used, it should be for recording purposes only.

  1. Perform as if live on stage: On the video, the performer should behave as if it was a performance in front of an audience. Recording can be done at home, in a (music) school,  a concert hall or any other place where a suitable instrument is available.

  1. Announcement: At the beginning of his or her presentation, each participant shall clearly pronounce his or her first and last name, age and the repertoire he or she will now play.
    For example: "My name is Clara Blanche, I am 16 years old and I will play the following pieces for you today ......"
    Apart from this announcement, no one may speak on the video, otherwise the contribution will be disqualified.

  Title of the video: The MusikTalente competition video must be titled:                  

    "MusikTalente competition 2020 [first and last name of the player]"; all words separated

    by spaces, for example "MusikTalente competition 2020 Clara Blanche".

  Please send a copy of the sheet music by post.

                                                                        Address:    MusikTalente 2020


                                                                                        D-65549 Limburg