2022 Petrichor International Music Competition

The second annual Petrichor International Music Competitionis now open for submissions.

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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