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Forte International Music Competition: deadline tomorrow!


Highly anticipated 11th Anniversary of the Forte International Music Competition that is expected to attract many talented musicians of different ages from around the world is about to begin.

Forte International Music Competition is an annual event open to piano, strings, woodwinds, brass, and vocalists of all nationalities, ages 4 - 35. 

It begins with an easy registration process online via redesigned and optimized website to help improve the user’s experience. As part of the competition, participants receive valuable feedback from the distinguished judges at every round of the competition and outstanding musicians and their teachers are recognized with certificates, medals, trophies, cash prizes, and other special awards. Additional awards include a free subscription with iClassical Academy, the world’s leading online classical music learning platform, First Prize Award trophy and check for $150 presented to the highest scoring competitor within each age category, and a Platinum Award and check for $1,000 presented to one competitor with best musical, technical, and artistic ability across all age categories. Please see the website for a full list of prizes and awards. Above all, competitors learn to better understand, perform, and enjoy music. 


Due to COVID-19, Preliminary and Semi-Final rounds of the competition will take place online on December 4th-5th, 2021. Final Round will be conducted virtually on December 11th, followed by Winner’s Concert live at Carnegie Hall on February 5th, 2022.

The deadline is quickly approaching on November 5th. If you need more time to apply you can do so by November 10th. Get ready and apply today! See website for more info:

For additional insight about the competition and organization please feel free to explore interview with President Viktoria Kurbatskaya and Vice President Eugene Plotkin conducted by iClassical Academy, available here:

We are also happy to offer exciting master classes for voice and piano, conducted by internationally recognized musicians and distinguished judges of Forte International Music Competition. You can find more details about the master classes and register online at Please note that this season we are expecting to conduct master classes virtually, but looking to deliver the same wonderful experience. Please note that space fills up quickly. So, sign up today.

Forte International Music Competition and Festivals is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization inspired by the power of music and dedicated to the discovery and development of talented musicians through competitions, festivals, and other performing opportunities. See website for more info:

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