Violin Competition

We are waiting for you in beautiful Procida Island

Dream With Us

For You 

Awards over €20.000: cash scholarships, concerts, special prizes (bottom of the page) and the opportunity to debut in the Gala of the Mimas Music Festival in summer 2023

The evaluation and announcement of the winners will be online.

We will announce the Top selections and then the Winners by 10th June 2023

 

Your Program

Send us the performance where you feel comfortable
The program is free
You can send us separate links uploaded to one of these channels: Youtube, Tencent, Youku, Vimeo, Google drive 

 

Don’t Forget

Registrations/Links made from 2022 are accepted
Entries are Limited


Deadline: 10th May 2023

please read all other rules at the bottom of the page

Junior A

Ages 7 and under

Program Maximum 10 min

First Prize

*Special Mimas Prize: € 500

  • Concert in the winners gala of the Mimas Festival
  • Nomination for the prestigious award ‘Premio Internazionale Cartagine 2023’
  • Concert in Naples – Italy organized by NOMEA
  • Official certificate of winners
  • Direct access top selections Nomea Competition
  • Direct access top selections Neapolitan Masters Competition 
  • Broadcast on Mimas Music Festival and NOMEA Social Channels
  • Scholarship for Mimas Festival in Procida 2024
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea 

Second Prize

  • Official certificate of winners
  • Direct access top selections Nomea Competition
  • Direct access top selections Neapolitan Masters Competition 
  • Scholarship for Mimas Festival in Procida 2024
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea 

Third prize

  • Official certificate of winners
  • Scholarship for Mimas Festival in Procida 2024
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea 

4th-5th-6th prize

  • Official certificate of winners and musical benefits

Top selections

  • Honorable mention and musical benefits

Other participants

  • Certificate of distinction and musical benefits

Junior B

Ages 8-10

Program Maximum 10 min

First Prize

*Special Mimas Prize: € 700

  • Concert in the winners gala of the Mimas Festival
  • Nomination for the prestigious award ‘Premio Internazionale Cartagine 2023’
  • Concert in Naples – Italy organized by NOMEA
  • Official certificate of winners
  • Direct access top selections Nomea Competition
  • Direct access top selections Neapolitan Masters Competition 
  • Broadcast on Mimas Music Festival and NOMEA Social Channels
  • Scholarship for Mimas Festival in Procida 2024
  • Scholarship for Piano High Course of Accademia Musicale Europea
  • Scholarship for Leon Piano Meeting “Summer camp”
  • Scholarship for Musical Arts Madrid “Summer camp” 
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea

Second Prize

  • Official certificate of winners
  • Direct access top selections Nomea Competition
  • Direct access top selections Neapolitan Masters Competition 
  • Scholarship for Mimas Festival in Procida 2024
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea

Third prize

  • Official certificate of winners
  • Scholarship for Mimas Festival in Procida 2024
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea 

4th-5th-6th prize

  • Official certificate of winners and musical benefits

Top selections

  • Honorable mention and musical benefits

Other participants

  • Certificate of distinction and musical benefits

Junior C

Ages 11-13

Program Maximum 12 min

First Prize

*Special Mimas Prize: € 1000

  • Concert in the winners gala of the Mimas Festival
  • Nomination for the prestigious award ‘Premio Internazionale Cartagine 2023’
  • Concert in Naples – Italy organized by NOMEA
  • Official certificate of winners
  • Direct access top selections Nomea Competition
  • Direct access top selections Neapolitan Masters Competition 
  • Broadcast on Mimas Music Festival and NOMEA Social Channels
  • Scholarship for Mimas Festival in Procida 2024
  • Scholarship for Piano High Course of Accademia Musicale Europea
  • Scholarship for Leon Piano Meeting “Summer camp”
  • Scholarship for Musical Arts Madrid “Summer camp” 
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea

Second Prize

  • Official certificate of winners
  • Direct access top selections Nomea Competition
  • Direct access top selections Neapolitan Masters Competition
  • Scholarship for Mimas Festival in Procida 2024
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea

Third prize

  • Official certificate of winners
  • Scholarship for Mimas Festival in Procida 2024
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea 

4th-5th-6th prize

  • Official certificate of winners and musical benefits

Top selections

  • Honorable mention and musical benefits

Other participants

  • Certificate of distinction and musical benefits

Junior D

Ages 14-16

Program Maximum 15 min

First Prize

*Special Mimas Prize: € 2000

  • Concert in the winners gala of the Mimas Festival
  • Nomination for the prestigious award ‘Premio Internazionale Cartagine 2023’
  • Concert in Naples – Italy organized by NOMEA
  • Official certificate of winners
  • Direct access top selections Nomea Competition
  • Direct access top selections Neapolitan Masters Competition 
  • Broadcast on Mimas Music Festival and NOMEA Social Channels
  • Scholarship for Mimas Festival in Procida 2024
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea

Second Prize

  • Official certificate of winners
  • Direct access top selections Nomea Competition
  • Direct access top selections Neapolitan Masters Competition
  • Scholarship for Mimas Festival in Procida 2024
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea

Third prize

  • Official certificate of winners
  • Scholarship for Mimas Festival in Procida 2024
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea 

4th-5th-6th prize

  • Official certificate of winners and musical benefits

Top selections

  • Honorable mention and musical benefits

Other participants

  • Certificate of distinction and musical benefits

Young

Ages 17-19

Program Maximum 20 min

First Prize

*Special Mimas Prize: € 3000

  • Concert in the winners gala of the Mimas Festival
  • Nomination for the prestigious award ‘Premio Internazionale Cartagine 2023’
  • Concerto in Leon – Spain
  • Concert in Naples – Italy organized by NOMEA
  • Official certificate of winners
  • Recognition Prize Sponsored by our Educational Partner iClassical Academy
  • Direct access top selections Nomea Competition
  • Direct access top selections Neapolitan Masters Competition 
  • Broadcast on Mimas Music Festival and NOMEA Social Channels
  • Scholarship for Mimas Festival in Procida 2024
  • Scholarship for Piano High Course of Accademia Musicale Europea

Second Prize

  • Official certificate of winners
  • Direct access top selections Nomea Competition
  • Direct access top selections Neapolitan Masters Competition
  • Scholarship for Mimas Festival in Procida 2024
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea

Third prize

  • Official certificate of winners
  • Scholarship for Mimas Festival in Procida 2024
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea 

4th-5th-6th prize

  • Official certificate of winners and musical benefits

Top selections

  • Honorable mention and musical benefits

Other participants

  • Certificate of distinction and musical benefits

Virtuoso

Ages 20-30

Program Maximum 30 min

First Prize

*Special Mimas Prize: € 5000

  • Scholarship of € 1000 
  • Concert in the winners gala of the Mimas Festival
  • Nomination for the prestigious award ‘Premio Internazionale Cartagine 2023’
  • Concert in Tirana – (Albania) European Youth Capital 2022 offered by MuSa Art&Science 
  • Concert in Naples – Italy organized by NOMEA
  • Audition for a concert as a soloist with the ‘Orchestra Sinfonica Brutia’ – Italy

  • Official certificate of winners
  • Recognition Prize Sponsored by our Educational Partner iClassical Academy
  • Direct access top selections Nomea Competition
  • Direct access top selections Neapolitan Masters Competition 
  • Broadcast on Mimas Music Festival and NOMEA Social Channels
  • Scholarship for Mimas Festival in Procida 2024
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea 
  • Exclusive interview for the magazine “Mundo Musicos”

Second Prize

  • Concert in the winners gala of the Mimas Festival
  • Official certificate of winners
  • Broadcast on Mimas Music Festival and NOMEA Social Channels
  • Direct access top selections Nomea Competition
  • Direct access top selections Neapolitan Masters Competition
  • Scholarship for Mimas Festival in Procida 2024
  • Artist Branding Workshop  by Accademia Musicale Europea

Third prize

  • Concert in the winners gala of the Mimas Festival
  • Official certificate of winners
  • Broadcast on Mimas Music Festival and NOMEA Social Channels
  • Scholarship for Mimas Festival in Procida 2024
  • Artist Branding Workshop by Accademia Musicale Europea

4th-5th-6th prize

  • Official certificate of winners and musical benefits
  • Broadcast on Mimas Music Festival and NOMEA Social Channels

Top selections

  • Honorable mention and musical benefits

Other participants

  • Certificate of distinction and musical benefits

Special Prizes

  • KNS CLASSICAL PRIZE – Digital publishing and distribution
  • Best Italian performer concert at Museo Nazionale Ferroviario di Pietrarsa
  • Best Spanish performer concert at Ateneo Madrid
  • Best Italian Young Performer concert with Fondazione Ente Ville Vesuviane
  • Best performance of a work of Baroque Composer
  • Best performance of a work of Classical Composer
  • Best performance of a work of Romantic Composer
  • Best performance of a work of Contemporary Composer
  • Best performance of a work of L.v. Beethoven
  • Best performance of Virtuoso Etude
  • Best performance of Virtuoso Composition
  • Best European Pianist 
  • Best African Pianist
  • Best Asian Pianist
  • Best North American Pianist
  • Best South American Pianist
  • Best Australian Pianist

* The Mimas Special Prize for each category is awarded only if the jury unanimously votes the highest possible score for the first prize.

*The performances will be listened to by the links or downloaded in video format by the organization

*The winners will be entitled to the prizes by participating in the Mimas Festival concerts dedicated to them

Meet the Jury

Luciano
Ruotolo

ITALY

Founder and Artistic Director

He is an international concert pianist, He won he won the prestigious ‘Carthage International Prize’. Founder of NOMEA – International  Company, considered among the best Italian innovative startups. Luciano is Founder of Mimas Festival and  Co-Founder and Artistic Director of:  Neapolitan Masters Competition, Nomea Competition, WPTA Spain, Accademia Musicale Europea, MuSa art&science

Emily
Sun

AUSTRALIA

Concer Violinist

Winner of international awards-. She has performed as a soloist with orchestras from all over the world in major concert halls including the Sydney Opera House, Wigmore Hall, Moscow’s Tchaikovsky Great Hall.

She currently teaches at the Royal College of Music, London. 

She plays a 1760 Nicolò Gagliano violin, kindly loaned to her through the Beare’s International Violin Society.

Manuel
Guillén

SPAIN

Violinist and Pedagogue

Winner of various awards, he has made numerous chamber recordings for Radio Nacional de España, RTVE and on CD with the labels SedeM, Autor, Hungaraton, Nibius and as a soloist with RTVE and Stradivari. He is considered a great specialist of Spanish violin music. for over 25 years he has been carrying out an intense pedagogical work in the major musical institutions and Spanish conservatories

Carles
LAma

SPAIN

Director of KNS Classical

Steinway Artist and international concert pianist, co-founder and director of the label KNS Classica.

Artistic director of several cycles and festivals of music, he has also won a reputation for mentoring a wide number of young talents.

Xhoan
Shkreli

ALBANIA

Orchestra Professor Teatro La Fenice Venezia

He is part of the first violins of the prestigious orchestra of the Teatro la Fenice in Venice with which he plays all over the world.

He is considered among the best violinists in the Balkan area

Join the Competition

You will only submit your performance once, so as not to create travel costs, the evaluation and announcement of the winners will be online.  

Registrations/Links made from 2022 are accepted