Registration must be made in writing by submitting the fully completed application form by Monday, 11 January 2021 (postmarked) at the competition office. The form can be downloaded here.

Registration includes:
- Application form (fully completed, with glued on passport photograph, and signed)
- Birth certificates (copy) of each member of the ensemble
- Passport or personal identification (copy)
- Artistic CV (detailed)
- Confirmation of musical education (confirmation of enrolment or a copy of a graduation certificate)
- letter of reference from an established conservatory teacher
- 1 colour glossy photograph in a digital format (*.jpg, 3.5” x 5.1”, min. 300 dpi or 1 MB)

Incomplete applications cannot be considered.

Due to limited capacity, the number of participants will be a maximum of 80. Acceptance depends on the application’s date of receipt. The same number of participants will be allowed for each obbligato instrument. If the quota is not reached in a particular instrumental group, any extra spaces may be transferred to other groups. Decisions regarding acceptance are made by the competition office in conjunction with the competition president and the chairperson of the Jury.

Accepted participants will be informed in writing by Monday, 25 January 2021. Applicants shall be entitled to participate in the competition once they have received this notice and remitted their registration fee.

The registration fee of € 100.00 must be paid by Friday, 5 February 2021, free of charge for the recipient.

Account name Telemann-Gesellschaft e.V.
IBAN DE68 8105 3272 0031 2518 18
Credit Institute Stadtsparkasse Magdeburg
Reference 11. ITW 2021; Name of the participant

If the registration fee has not been received by this date, eligibility to participate will expire. The registration fee will not be refunded in the case of withdrawal, except when a participant withdraws on medical grounds (medical certificate required), when an administration fee of 50 EUR will be charged. Should participants be unable to take part because of force majeure, the competition office is to be advised immediately. In this case, a 50 EUR administration fee will also be charged.

Arrival and departure, accommodation and meals are organized and paid for by the participants themselves. Participants selected for the Finale (3rd round) will receive a subsidy of 200 EUR towards living expenses.

The decisions of the jury are final and not contestable under any circumstances: all legal recourse is excluded. By registering, each participant accepts the conditions of the competition listed above.

The German version of the announcement text is binding.