PRIZES








GRAND PRIX

To be presented to only 1 contestant among all categories and instruments as cumultative result of 2019-2020 auditions.


$5,000 USA, Gershwin Trophy, Concerts in the United States and abroad, Recording/Branding, Orchestra Performance.



PIANO

Artists Category

I Prize: $1,500 USA, Concerts in The United States and Europe.

II Prize: $1,000 USA, Concerts in the United States.

III Prize: $500 USA, Concerts in New York.


Young Artists Category

I Prize: $500 USA, Gold Medal, Concert in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

II Prize: $300 USA, Silver Medal, 2 Concerts in New York.

III Prize: $200 USA, Bronze Medal, Concerts in New York + free masterclass with Michael Bulychev-Okser


Talent Show Category

I Prize: Trophy, Diploma, Concerts participation in New York, New Jersey, and Connecticut.

II Prize: Trophy, Diploma, Participation in 2 concerts New York + free masterclass with Michael Bulychev-Okser

III Prize: Trophy, Diploma, Participation in 1 concert in New York + free masterclass with Michael Bulychev-Okser



STRING INSTRUMENTS

For exact prizes and engagements, please check for update in December 2019


VOICE

For exact prizes and engagements, please check for update in December 2019


WINDS & BRASS

For exact prizes and engagements, please check for update in December 2019


Special Prizes

An award for the Best Interpretation of Music by G. Gershwin

An award for the Best Interpretation of Music by an American Composer (other than Gershwin)

Audience Prize

Press Award

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE OF A WORK FROM THE BAROQUE ERA

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE OF A WORK FROM THE CLASSICAL ERA

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE OF A WORK FROM THE ROMANTIC ERA

OUTSTANDING PERFORMANCE OF A WORK FROM THE CONTEMPORARY ERA

An award for the Best Performance of a Commissioned piano work by Michael Bulychev-Okser

The Gershwin International Music Competition holds the right to:

  • Award additional prizes in any category
  • Split the prizes between several contestants in any category (Except I prize and Grand Prix)
  • Not to award one or more prizes, if the performance level of the participants does not satisfy the artistic requirements of the Competition.