Petrichor International Music Competition


Submission period

Tue Apr 19 at 04AM UTC

End of submission period

Tue Jun 21 at 03:59AM UTC

Results date

Wed Jul 20 at 04PM UTC

Entry or Course Fee

Submission fee for first video starting from $45
The second annual Petrichor International Music Competition is now open for submissions. This annual musical performance and composition contest provides support, inspiration, and exposure to instrumentalists and singers from around the world.

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)
acoustic or electro-acoustic works
total cash prizes: $2000

7. Composers over the age of 21 (born in or before 2000)
acoustic or electro-acoustic works
Total cash prizes: $3000

8. Solely electronic 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.

All winners receive 6-month iClassical Academy Master Member access (worth $144). Additionally, all winners can participate in a webinar with the CEO of iClassical Academy about Music & Career for a group of 20 people (worth $350).

All finalists receive a 3-month iClassical Academy Master Member access (worth $72).

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 extended to: June 20, 2022

Details are available at web pages: