The EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS is organized by The Classical Music Company LLC. The competition is open to independent solo musicians (pianists, strings and wind performers, singers and chamber music ensembles) of all ages, nationalities and countries.
If an applicant is under 18 years old, the application form must be sent by a parent or guardian of the applicant.
The applications are reviewed and judged separately in each of the categories, listed on the competition’s Regulations. For a list of the repertoire categories, as well as a list of awards and prizes involved in the EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS, please visit the Regulations web-page.
The first round of the audition process includes screening of the audition materials by EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS, which select applications for finals.
II. HOW TO APPLY
To apply for the Competition participants must submit:
- Completed Online Application Form
- Links to video recordings.
- Biography of the applicant uploaded with the application form or emailed to the competition’s official email in Word or PDF format. The biography should include past participation in competitions, festivals and other public events.
- Repertoire list.
- Application fee.
Participants are required to submit video of several pieces for the audition.
Audition materials need not be of a professional quality but should be a fair representation of the applicant’s abilities. It is entrant’s responsibility to ensure that the submitted material (-s) are complete and playable.
Each application should be accompanied by a separate application fee.
Applicant may submit several pieces in each repertoire category and may also enter the same piece in more than one category.
No changes of repertoire are allowed after the application is submitted.
All entries become the sole property of EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS and none will be returned for any reason. Entries must be received no later than the Competition Deadline. Entries will be rejected if they are late, incomplete, damaged, irregular, mutilated, forged or garbled. The Classical Music Company LLC is not responsible for late, lost, damaged, misdirected, postage due, stolen, incomplete, or misappropriated entries.
EUTERPE do not give feedback or a critic to entrants. No communication or correspondence is guaranteed to be exchanged with applicants except with those selected as Winners.
III. APPLICATION DEADLINE
The application materials must be sent no later than a date indicated on the respective Competition page.
IV. APPLICATION FEE
The application fees for each of the EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS are provided on the Competitions’ website.
The payment must be made online.
All Application Fees are non-refundable.
V. REPERTOIRE REQUIREMENTS.
The repertoire requirement are specified on the respective Competition web page.
VI. COMPETITION RESULTS ANNOUNCEMENT
Competition results will be published on the EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS website www.euterpeawards.com on the date announced for the specific competition.
VII. WINNERS RECITAL INFORMATION
Winners of the Competitions who were awarded the performance at the Competition Winners Recital in Berlin will perform the pieces selected by EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS from the applicant’s audition repertoire. Performance time limit is stated on the Competition’s website.
Detailed Recital Guidelines will be emailed to the winners along with the notification of their award.
All participants are responsible for their own expenses related to the Concert participation.
EUTERPE MUSC AWARDS and The Classical Music Company LLC will not remunerate any of the participants in said recital nor will they bear the costs of transportation, accommodation or maintenance. Said concert may be postponed or canceled for health reasons related to Covid 19 or budgetary reasons. If for any of the aforementioned reasons, the Gala concert is cancelled, EUTERPE will compensate the selected candidates with the amount of €400 for each one of those selected or for each selected chamber music group.
By entering the Competition, an applicant releases and holds The Classical Music Company LLC harmless from any and all liability for any injuries, loss or damage of any kind to the entrant or any other person, including personal injury or property damage, resulting in whole or in part, directly or indirectly, from acceptance, possession, use or misuse of any Award, participation in the Competition and/or Recital, any breach of the Competition Rules, or in any Award-related activity. The applicant agrees to fully indemnify The Classical Music Company LLC from any and all claims by third parties relating to the Competition, without limitation.
IX. LIMITATION OF LIABILITY
The Classical Music Company LLC (EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS) assumes no responsibility or liability for lost, late, unintelligible/illegible, damaged, misdirected or incomplete entries, notifications, responses, replies or any release, or for any computer, online, software, telephone, hardware or technical malfunctions that may occur, including but not limited to malfunctions that may affect the transmission or non-transmission of an audition materials. The Classical Music Company LLC (EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS) is not responsible for any incorrect or inaccurate information, whether caused by website users, by any of the equipment or programming associated with, or utilized in the Competition or by any technical or human error, which may occur in the administration of the Competition.
The Classical Music Company LLC (EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS) assumes no responsibility for any error, omission, interruption, deletion, defect, delay in operation or transmission, communications line failure, theft or destruction or unauthorized access to, or alteration of, audition materials.
The Classical Music Company LLC (EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS) is not responsible for any problems, failures or technical malfunction of any computer online systems, servers, providers, computer equipment, software, e-mail, players, or browsers, on account of technical problems or traffic congestion on the Internet, at any website, or on account of any combination of the foregoing.
The Classical Music Company LLC (EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS) is not responsible for any injury or damage to entrant or to any computer related to or resulting from participating or downloading materials in this Competition. Entrant assumes liability for injuries caused or claimed to be caused by participating in the Competition, or by the acceptance, possession, use of, or failure to receive any Prize.
By participating in the EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS, each participant agrees to be bound by the competition Policy and specific Competition Rules, as amended, which are posted on this page and on the Competition website. Participant further agrees to be bound by the decisions of The Classical Music Company LLC (EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS), which shall be final and binding in all respects.
The Classical Music Company LLC (EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS) reserves the right, in its sole discretion, to disqualify any applicant found to be: (a) violating the General Policy and Competition Rules; (b) tampering or attempting to tamper with the entry process or the operation of the Competition or the EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS Website; (c) violating the terms of service, conditions of use and/or general Policy or guidelines of the competition; and/or (d) acting in an unsportsmanlike or disruptive manner, or with intent to annoy, abuse, threaten or harass any other person.
CAUTION: ANY ATTEMPT TO DELIBERATELY DAMAGE THE COMPETITION WEBSITE OR ANY RELATED WEBSITE OR UNDERMINE THE LEGITIMATE OPERATION OF THE COMPETITION MAY BE A VIOLATION OF CRIMINAL AND CIVIL LAWS. SHOULD SUCH AN ATTEMPT BE MADE, The Classical Music Company LLC (EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS) RESERVES THE RIGHT TO SEEK REMEDIES AND DAMAGES TO THE FULLEST EXTENT PERMITTED BY LAW, INCLUDING BUT NOT LIMITED TO CRIMINAL PROSECUTION.
Winners must at all times behave appropriately when taking part in the Recital and observe the Competition Rules and any other Policies Rules or Regulations in force at the Halls, studios and/or other locations. The Classical Music Company LLC reserves the right to remove from the Hall, studio or other premises or location, any Winner and/or a person (-s) accompanying the Winner who break (-s) such rules and/or fail (-s) to behave appropriately and to disqualify such Winner.
XI. PRIVACY / USE OF PERSONAL INFORMATION
By participating in the Competition, an applicant:
- Grants to The Classical Music Company LLC (EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS) the right to use his/her name, mailing address, telephone number, and e-mail address (“Personal Information”) for the purpose of administering the Competition, including but not limited to contacting and announcing the Winner.
- Grants to The Classical Music Company LLC (EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS) the right to use his/her Personal Information for publicity and promotional purposes relating to the Competition, in any and all media now known or hereafter devised, without further compensation.
XII. INTELLECTUAL PROPERTY
All intellectual property, including but not limited to trade-marks, trade names, logos, designs, promotional materials, web pages, source code, drawings, illustrations, slogans and representations are owned by Manhattan International Music and/or its affiliates. All rights are reserved. Unauthorized copying or use of any copyrighted material or intellectual property without the express written consent of The Classical Music Company LLC (EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS) is strictly prohibited.
XIII. DISPUTE RESOLUTION
The decisions of The Classical Music Company LLC (EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS) on all matters related to this Contest are final and binding in all respects. These Official Competition Rules, the transactions occurring under them, and the relationships created by them, shall be construed in accordance with the laws of the State of Wyoming without regard to its conflict of laws principles. You agree that any and all unresolvable disputes between you and The Classical Music Company LLC (EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS), claims and causes of action arising out of or related to this Contest, or any prize awarded, or the determination of the Winners will be shall be resolved individually, without resort to any form of class action, exclusively by a state, federal court located in Wyoming, or International. You and The Classical Music Company LLC (EUTERPE MUSIC AWARDS) agree to submit to the personal jurisdiction of the courts located in the state of Wyoming, for the purpose of litigating all claims or disputes. All parties waive any objection to the establishment of venue for any suit, action or proceeding in said courts. The substantially prevailing party in any action shall be entitled to recover its attorneys’ fees and costs.
XIV. LANGUAGE DISCREPANCY
In the event of any discrepancy or inconsistency between the terms and conditions of this Policy and disclosures or other statements contained in any Competition-related or Recital-related materials, including but not limited to the Competition application form, TV, print or online advertising, the terms and conditions of this Policy shall prevail, govern and control.
XV. APPLICANT’S REPRESENTATIONS
By entering the Competition, an applicant represents individually or in case of an ensemble, jointly, that he/she or they read these Policy and the Competition Rules and consent to the Policy and Competition Rules.