In 2021 MA Competition will be organised for melodic instruments, namely traverso, recorder, baroque oboe, baroque violin, baroque cello and viola da gamba.

The first round will be conducted digitally and will take place in May. The jury and audience will simultaneously get to know the candidates for the first time via a diverse online streaming platform.

Time table

  • Application: 8 January - 31 March 2021 at midnight Brussels time
  • First round: 7 to 10 May 2021 inclusive online
  • Deliberation first round: 10 May 2021
  • Semi-final: Thursday 12 August 2021 live in Bruges
  • Final: Saturday 14 August 2021 live in Bruges


Please read all documents and our FAQ carefully before starting the application process.

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