Percussion - 2nd Round

15 candidates have been selected for the 2nd round of the percussion competition! They will perform at Centre des Arts during on 15 and 16 November. Book your tickets now!

Watch Percussion Competition Live

Watch the Percussion Competition Live! 1st Round Monday 11 & Tuesday 12 November, session at 10 Am / 2:30 PM / 6:15 PM

Composition Prizewinners

First Prize has been awarded to both Daniel Arango-Prada and Hinako Takagi! Hyeon Joon Sohn won 3rd Prize. Congratulations to all!

Rewatch Composition Final Round!

The Composition Final Round was held on 8 November. The finalists' works for oboe & ensemble were performed as world premiere. Rewatch the final round on YouTube!

Percussion & Composition 2019: Buy your tickets !

Order your tickets for the Composition Final round (8 Nov.) and the Percussion Competition (11-21 Nov.) directly on this website! Percussion Final Round on

Cello 2020 - Applications open!

The 75th Geneva International Music Competition will be presenting Cello and will be held from 23 Oct - 5 Nov. 2020. Applications are now open! Deadline on 30 April 2020.


Composition 2019 - Finale Round Live!

7 PM-10PM: LIVE FROM STUDIO ANSERMET, GENEVA The 3 finalists' works will be performed as world premiere by soloists Matthias Arter, Philippe Grauvogel & Ernest Rombout. With the Lemanic Modern Ensemble, dir. Pierre Bleuse HINAKO TAKA...

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