Sound Espressivo invites Musicians of All Ages
to celebrate Live Music Performance
by participating in the
March 16, 2024 at 3:59:00 AM
Miniature Competition 2023-24
Present a small but highly impressive piece of music in the most magical way!
"...the wise of all ages have considered music to be a sacred art. For in music the seer can see the picture of the whole universe; and the wise can interpret the secret and nature of the working of the whole universe in the realm of music."
- Hazrat Inayat Khan
All Instrumentalists, Ensembles, and Voice performers can apply
Preliminary Round - by video submission. Selected musicians will be invited to the Final Round
Final Round - Live performance on a world-wide Internet TV Broadcast.
Judges from aroud the world provide on-air commentary immediately after each performance.
Finalists meet the Judges and can ask questions.
Musicians' supporters can write comments which will be shown onscreen
Family and friends can watch and be part of your LIVE performance from anywhere in the world.
Receive Technical preparation session with VCHS Broadcast Directors and Engineers, in preparation for the broadcast. More about Broadcast technology for musicians here
10 and under
Adult (19 and older)
All periods and genres accepted
For Preliminary Round - submit a video of one virtuoso piece
Final Round - perform up to 10 min of Miniature compositions
March 15, 2024 - Application Deadline
April 15, 2024 - Finalists announced
May 1, 2024 - Reistration deadline for the Finals and the Tech Preparation sessions
May 6-10, 2024 - Tech Preparation sessions for Finalists
May11-13, 2024 - Final Round of the Competition
Laureates and Winners
One in each Age Group:
Adult (19 and older) - $300
15-18 - $200
11-14 - $100
10 and under - $50
One Laureate will receive a fully sponsored performance opportunity at Carnegie Laureate Gala (see details and dates here)
More performance, scholarships, recordings, web-profile, interviews, educational and partner-sponsored Awards here
Career Development and Educational Awards here
Receive recognition on Sound Espressivo website and in Virtual Concert Halls Broadcast programs, certificates honoring Teachers' contribution.
Application Fee - $50
Final Round (if selected only) - $100
Complete Regulations here