Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy Conservatory Competition

preliminary decision - university internal

Sponsor | Organizer:Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation in cooperation with the Rectors Conference of
the German Universities of Music (RKM) | University of Arts Berlin
Year of foundation:1878/1963
Instrument | Category:variable
Participants:Students of a state music university in the Federal Republic of Germany, maximum age 30 years
Prize money:8000 € and some special prizes
Obligations:Performance at the winners' concert in Berlin
Next date:20 - 24 January 2021
Preliminary decisionViolin: October 2020 | Piano Trio: October 2020
Application deadline:September 2020

The Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy University Competition is organized by the Prussian Cultural Heritage Foundation in cooperation with the Rectors' Conference of the German Universities of Music (RKM) and the Berlin University of the Arts.
Patron of the competition is Andris Nelsons (Gewandhaus Kapellmeister in Leipzig). The artistic direction is in the hands of Prof. Dr. Sebastian Nordmann (Intendant Konzerthaus Berlin).

Conditions of participation and information on the required repertoire:

General regulations:
Previous 1st prize winners in the FMB competition are excluded from renewed participation in this subject. All prizewinners of the main competition are obliged to perform at the corresponding prizewinner concert in Berlin. All nominees for the preliminary decision are also obliged to take part in the general prize winner concert of the University of Music Würzburg.