|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 decision||Violin: 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:
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.