2023 Performance Competition Info

Please note: additional details will be added closer to the event. 


  • This competition is an opportunity for recognition and sharing of exceptional musical talents in an invigorating and supportive environment.
  • Performance categories by age and instrument.
  • Video submission or live audition.
  • Live winners’ recital.


  • Open to all ages and instruments, including voice and piano duet.
  • Please review the complete rules prior to applying.
    Participation via video recording or live auditions.
  • Duet submissions are accepted; student-teacher duets are also encouraged.
  • Memorization is required.

Deadlines and Dates

  • Application and video submission deadline: April 26, 2023.
  • Live auditions: May 7 in Andover, MA.
  • Recital fee submission deadline: May 9, 2023.
  • Winners Recital: May 14 in Andover, MA.


  • Application Fees:
    • Solo Performance: $75.
    • Duet Performance: $100.
  • Winners’ Recital Fee: $85 (solo and duet).

Awards and Prizes

  • The Jury will award First, Second, and Third Place based on points scored. (Multiple may be awarded.)
  • All contestants will receive an Award Certificate or Certificate of Participation and judges’ comments.  
  • The best performer of a composition by Alexander Peskanov will be advanced to the final round of the BMTG Intercontinental Music Competition.
  • Additional prizes and awards to be announced closer to the event.

Winners' Recital

  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd  place winners will be invited to perform in a live winners’ recital. 
  • Recital performance fee applies; free admission.


  • Age up to 12: 1-2 contrasting compositions, up to 5 minutes total.
  • Ages 13-15: 1-2 contrasting compositions, up to 7 minutes total.
  • Ages 16+: 1-2 contrasting compositions, up to 10 minutes total.
  • Additional details to follow.
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