Identify and promote the talent and abilities of young classical musicians.
Expose the competitors to the requirements of professional careers as soloists and orchestral musicians.
Develop the stage and performing abilities of our young classical musicians
A 14-year-old home-school violinist of Parktown North, in Johannesburg Gilah Kellner, has won the top prize in this year’s National Youth Music Competition.
The titanic battle for the coveted first prize and gold medal has intensify as the six finalists have one day to prepare for the final showdown...
Following three nerve-wracking rounds, an eight-person jury of esteemed academics and musicians, have chosen the top six out of 19 selected entries....
A total of 21 young classical musicians between the ages of 14 and 19 have been selected to participate in the 33rd National Youth Music Competition...
Entry to the first three rounds of South Africa’s third largest music competition for classical instrumentalists is free.
View this year's candidates by clicking here.
Hearty congratulations to you all and a big thank you for submitting your auditions! To those, who did not make the auditions this year, please remember to enter again next year.
We wish you all the best in your preparation for the Competition and look forward to seeing you in October in Cape Town.
The closing date for the national youth music competition 2017 will end on 22 May 2017. Remember to enter online @ http://www.nymc.co.za/entry/entry.php. Participants who reached the third and fourth rounds in the 2016 competition do not need an audition. They only have to enroll according to all the rules.
New Rules and Online entry form nou available.
Congratulations CAMERON WILLIAMS, the winner of the 2016 National Youth Music Competition.
We want to thank our generous sponsors for making this event possible and for showing their commitment to promote the talent and abilities of young classical musicians.