About our competition

The International Clara Schumann Competition 2021 is an online music competition which aims to fully challenge the virtuosity and artistic excellence of performers for piano, strings, voice and chamber music of all nationalities and countries.

Through this online music competition, we hope to provide an opportunity for developing musicians worldwide to perform in a formal, challenging yet supportive atmosphere.  The goal is to provide young musicians a forum to challenge themselves musically, and to share their music. Winners also have the opportunity to be featured in our online concert, and social media.

We want to encourage more young musicians to perform and grow. A competition can offer many benefits to our participants and provide a platform where they can feel comfortable competing. We hope that this will help developing a confidence and help musicians realize their dreams and potential. Our purpose is to discover artists of outstanding personality and provide awards which can help to launch international careers.

The purpose of this competition is to find performers with a strong artistic personality and stage presence. The emphasis is therefore not on the purely technical aspect of the performance, but also on the artistic charisma of the performer.

The way we structure the evaluation of our competition allows fair and meaningful competition amongst participants. Our competition is divided into categories that reflect the age, level, experience, and duration of study for participants. This ensures that evaluation of participants are premised upon a reasonable baseline.

The European Association for Classical Musicians, organises The International Clara Schumann Competition 2021 

About EACM

The  European Association for Classical Musicians (EACM/AEMC)  was founded in Brussels, while the main operating branches are located in France, Spain and Estonia. The European Association for Classical Music (EACM) is a non-profit organisation with the aim to promote worldwide cultural and educational exchange. For this purpose, the association organises concerts, master classes, festivals, competitions, as well as wide cooperation between different music institutes. Our board members have a wide range of activities as professional musicians, music teachers, social activists, etc.

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