Forte International Music Competition and Festivals, Corp. is a 501(c)(3) nonprofit organization inspired by the power of music and dedicated to the discovery and development of the talented musicians through competitions, festivals, and other performing opportunities. 


Our team is comprised of exceptional individuals who share common vision, passion, and determination for success. Together, we hope to create a unique environment where talented musicians from around the world, whether they play an instrument or sing, will be able to come together, share their talent, and have a chance to achieve their dreams. Learn more about us here.





The Forte International Music Competition is open to instrumentalists (piano, strings, woodwinds, brass, etc.) and vocalists ages 4 - 35 from any country.

The Preliminary Round will take place on December 5, 2015 and Semi-Final Round on December 6, 2015 at Ripley-Grier Studios and will culminate in the Final Round on February 6, 2016 at Carnegie Hall, where together we can begin the electrifying journey towards success.

Platinum Award is $1,000... plus there are other prizes and awards.
Final Round of the competition at Carnegie Hall is open to the public.
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