Categories

Best Classical Musicians Awards sets two main categories, candidates can apply multiple categories at the same time.

I. age categories age is determined by the date of competition deadline

Category A

Prodigy (Age 7 and younger)

Free choice of 1 or more pieces

Video duration: no longer than 5 minutes

Category C

Youth (Age 11-13)

Free choice of 1 or more pieces

Video duration: no longer than 7 minutes

Category E

Advanced (Age 18-22)

Free choice of 1 or more pieces

Video duration: no longer than 12 minutes

Category B

Junior (Age 8-10)

Free choice of 1 or more pieces

Video duration: no longer than 6 minutes

Category D

Young Artist (Age 14-17)

Free choice of 1 or more pieces

Video duration: no longer than 10 minutes

Category F

Professional (No age limit)

Free choice of 1 or more pieces

Video duration: no longer than 15 minutes

II. Specific Categories

Category G

Best Baroque Compositions Performance

Free choice of 1 or more pieces written by Baroque composers

Video duration: no longer than 15 minutes

Category I

Best Romantic Compositions Performance

Free choice of 1 or more pieces written by Romantic composers

Video duration: no longer than 15 minutes

Category H

Best Classical Compositions Performance

Free choice of 1 or more pieces written by Classical composers

Video duration: no longer than 15 minutes

Category J

Best Modern Compositions Performance

Free choice of 1 or more pieces written by Modern composers

Video duration: no longer than 15 minutes

Category K

Best Sonata Performance

1 Movement of a sonata

Video duration: no longer than 10 minutes

Category M

Best Concerto Performance

Free choice of 1 movement, or a whole concerto

Video duration: no longer than 30 minutes

Concerto can be accompanied by orchestra/piano/audio

Category O

Best Chamber Music Group

Free choice of 1 or more pieces

Video duration: no longer than 15 minutes

Only open to 3-10 players chamber group

Category L

Best Etude Performance

Free choice of 1 Etude

Video duration: no longer than 10 minutes

Category N

Best Duo Performance

Free choice of 1 or more pieces

Video duration: no longer than 15 minutes

Only open to all instrumental duos, or piano 4 hands

Category P

Best National Performer

Free choice of 1 or more pieces

Video duration: no longer than 15 minutes

Only open to traditional/national instruments/singing styles