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 competition is open to piano, strings, woodwinds, other instruments and vocalists ages 4 - 35 from any country. 
The Preliminary Round will take place on December 7th, 2013 and Semi-Final Round on December 8th, 2013 at Ripley-Grier Studios and will culminate in the Final Round on February 1st, 2014 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.
For more information please visit International Competition section.
Read Mayor Bloomberg's welcome letter here.




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2011-2012 Forte International Music

Competition Highlights - Carnegie Hall


2011-2012 Forte International Music

Competition Highlights - Liederkranz


2010-2011 Forte International Music

Competition Highlights - Carnegie Hall & Steinway Hall


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Musicians and Singers ages 4+ are invited to participate in the Music Mosaic Festival this Spring. It consists of Around The Grand, where we welcome pianists, instrumentalists, vocalists, as well as instrumental and vocal ensembles to perform music "around the grand" and Variete, a vibrant event celebrating every aspect of the performing arts.


Participants may win Broadway Show or Metropolitan Opera tickets or other special awards.

Music Mosaic Festival is open to public.

To learn more about the festival or to sign up please visit Music Mosaic Festival section.




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2011 Around The Grand Highlights2011 Variete Highlights









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