PRIZES








GRAND PRIX

To be presented to only 1 contestant among all categories and instruments as cumultative result of 2021-2022 competitions.


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



PIANO

Artists Category

I Prize: $2,000 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

Artists Category

I Prize: $2,000 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 world-class professor for your instrument


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 world-class professor for your instrument

III Prize: Trophy, Diploma, Participation in 1 concert in New York + free masterclass with world-class professor for your instrument



CHAMBER ENSEMBLES

Artists Category (Average age should not exceed 35 years)

I Prize: $2,000 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 (Average age should not exceed 15 years)

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



VOICE

For exact prizes and engagements, please check for update in December 2021


WINDS & BRASS

For exact prizes and engagements, please check for update in December 2021


Special Prizes*

An award for the Best Interpretation of Music by G. Gershwin - $ 1,000

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

*Special Prizes include diplomas and/or monetary awards

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.