Apply now for the Mirjam Helin Competition
The Mirjam Helin International Competition is now open for applications. Now to be held for the eighth time, the competition will take place at the Helsinki Music Centre on May 20–29. There are separate categories for men and women and a total of €173,000 will be awarded in prizes.
The application form must be accompanied by details of the competition repertoire and a short biography, including at least the names of educational establishments attended and names of teachers, dates of any diplomas or degrees awarded, major public performances (including place and date) and any previous prizes at international competitions.
The application must include the following enclosures (to be downloaded):
- A high-quality recording with both sound and image for pre-selection purposes, of one aria and two solo songs in different styles and in different languages. We recommend uploading MP4, however, the following video formats are accepted: MPEG, MPG, MP4, MOV, AVI, WMV, M4V, VOB. The works presented on the pre-screening recording may be included into the competition programme.
- A copy of an ID card or other official form of identification
- Two photographs (high-quality, resolution 300 dpi, black and white)
Information about the next Competition, rules, repertoire, prizes, etc., can be found here.
All applicants must complete the form online, but you need not complete it in a single session: you can save it, return to and amend it later until you are ready to submit it. There is no application or registration fee. Please note that the last date for application is Friday 30 November 2018.
The online application form is at https://mirjamhelin.embark.com/apply/2019
Should you have any questions, please contact [email protected]