Prima Volta Music Competition is an annual event that accommodates all levels of instrumentalists, vocalists and small chamber ensembles.
This uniquely designed competition caters to all age levels from 3 to 19.
PRIMA VOLTA Music Competition seeks to pave the way for a brighter future for young music students.
The 2022 competition will take place on MAY 7, 2022.
Up to $2,500 cash prizes are awarded to selected winners.
Highly valued comments from our jurors will be provided.
Welcome to PRIMA VOLTA Music Competition page!
On MAY 7, 2022
400 Sylvan Ave, Ste #100
Englewood Cliffs, NJ 07632
Ages 3 - 19
For ALL instruments
Vocalists & Ensemble*
* Ensemble members should be less than 8 people per group.
APRIL 16, 2022
Non-refundable application fee:
Ensemble $100/each member
Late application fee $40
Rules & Regulation.
Participants may submit a YouTube Link if unavailable to attend a Live Audition.
Applicant may choose ONE piece from the standard repertoire (baroque, classical, romantic or contemporary) for the audition.
Vocalists may choose ONE song from the following repertoire categories:
Pop repertoire is NOT acceptable for the audition.
One movement of Sonata or Sonatina could count as one piece.
Participants must bring their own accompanist to both audition and recital.
Bring one original copy of your music.
No arranged music. No repeats should be taken at either audition or recital.
All auditions must be performed from memory. Music for the ensembles does not have to be memorized.
Time limitation for audition & recital is 6 minutes. Due to time constraints, contestants may be asked to stop at any time during the audition.
Contestants should arrive 15 minutes before your audition time. Please do not be earlier or later than 15 minutes before your audition time due to lack of warm-up space.
Multiple winners will be chosen in each of following age groups. Age 3-4, 5-6, 7-8, 9-10, 11-12, 13-14, 15-16, 17-19
Applicants will be grouped by their age as of May 7, 2022.
The judges' decisions are final. Judges comments will be emailed.
THE RESULTS WILL BE EMAILED & ANNOUNCED ONLINE ON MAY 14, 2022.
Certificates will be awarded after the winners’ recitals and for those who cannot attend the performance may purchase Winner’s Package.
Performance time limit is 6 minutes. There is an extended performance time fee of $100 per minute.
There is NO CHANGING of the piece from the audition to the recital under any circumstances.
Participants at winners' recital will receive Certificate, Medal and Teacher’s Diploma. CLICK HERE for Recital Fee.
Non-participants who cannot attend the performance may request for a Competition Winner’s Package with a non-refundable $90 fee. (For non US address: additional $40 shipping & handling will be charged) The Package includes Winner’s Certificate & Medal and Teacher’s Diploma. For Ensemble applicants: Additional charge of $20 per each member will apply.
All Fees are not refundable.