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2022 Petrichor International Music Competition Launches to Support Your Musicians

2022 Petrichor International Music Competition
2022 Petrichor International Music Competition

Reported by: Hannah Reeves

Classical Music: Petrichor Competition Promotes Artistic Diversity

Petrichor Records is an independent record label specializing in contemporary classical music by living musicians. Petrichor Records is committed to giving release and performance opportunities to the new works by living composers worldwide and promoting young musicians with educational and performance opportunities. Petrichor Records Project's mission has the following stages:

1- Finding new voices in the field of contemporary music and dedicating the required time and effort to the emerging artists to realize their artistic projects.

2- Working closely with the established artists of contemporary music from different countries to propose new projects in the form of concerts, albums, sound installations, conceptual performances, etc.

3- Creating opportunities for today's musicians by planning competitions and pedagogical events collaborating with world-renowned artists.

The second annual Petrichor International Music Competition is now open for submissions.

Petrichor Music Competition| 12 Categories

36 winners | 36 finalists

$60,000 value in prizes

All participants receive the Complementary Course by iClassical Academy including lifetime access to six music masterclasses (worth $150).


1. Solo performers under the age of 16 (born in or after 2006)​

Total cash prizes: $1000

2. Solo performers under the age of 21 (born in or between 2001-2005)​

Total cash prizes: $2000

3. Solo performers over the age of 21 (born in or before 2000)

Total cash prizes: $3000

4. Small ensembles (fewer than 9 performers)

Total cash prizes: $3000

5. Large ensembles/orchestras/choirs (more than 9 performers)​

Total cash prizes: $4000

6. Composers under the age of 21 (born in or after 2001)

Total cash prizes: $2000

7. Composers over the age of 21 (born in or before 2000)

Total cash prizes: $3000

8. Electronic compositions or multidisciplinary works

Total cash prizes: $2000

9. Film/video game/animation music

Total cash prizes: $2000

10. Arrangements of pre-existing works

Total cash prizes: $2000

11. Improvisation (any genre and instrumentation)

Total cash prizes: $2000

12. Best album (performance or composition)

Total cash prizes: $4000

All winners receive Petrichor Premium Promotion Package (PPPP) including press/media exposure + online recital + feature on Petrichor website + official certificate.

Participation will be conducted entirely online, and the musicians will be asked to submit either video, score or audio of their work.

Jury Panel

The applications will be reviewed by a jury panel consisting of world-renowned musicians from The Juilliard School, Berklee College of Music, Eastman School of Music, and Mannes School of Music.

Submission Deadline: May 20, 2022

Read More and Apply Here


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