International Instrumental Competition Markneukirchen

Set in a world-renowned centre of orchestral instrument-making in Germany’s Vogtland region, the International Instrumental Competition Markneukirchen alternates every year between strings and winds (two instruments per year). This annual forum for young international artists, which grew out of a “violin contest” in 1966, has been under the patronage of Kurt Masur since 2005.

Two rotating categories
2020: horn and tuba

7th to 16th May 2020 (competition held annually)

Prize money
1st prize: 5.000 € (per category)
2nd prize: 3.500 € (per category)
3rd prize: 2.000 € (per category)
Plus other prizes

Application deadline
10th January 2020

Instrumental Competition Markneukirchen