... at Detmold University of Music

April/May: PlayGround

May/June: GFF Chamber Music Competition / Auryn Competition

October: Alumni / Students' Union Competition

November/December: Music as Business

Competitions will be announced in good time via the information screens.

... in the vicinity

January: Felix Mendelssohn Bartholdy university competition

February/March: GWK competition in Münster

March: Deutscher Musikwettbewerb (German Music Competition)

May: Music pedagogy university competition

Announcements are generally made 9 months in advance.


The pre-selection process for university competitions is coordinated by the Career Centre. Applications for other competitions are the responsibility of the individual student. The Career Centre can assist as necessary, for example in regard to performance opportunities in the run-up to the competition.

... further afield

Piano competitions can also be found in the publication Piano News (Bibliothek: 4 Mus-z 317).