World Federation of International Music Competitions

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Chopin Competition final (3rd edition, 1937), one of the founding members of the Federation.

The World Federation of International Music Competitions (WFIMC) is an organization based in Geneva, Switzerland that maintains a network of the internationally recognized organisations that aim to discover the most promising young talents in classical music through public competition. It was founded in 1957, and now 120 of the world's leading music competitions are members of the federation.

Member organizations by year of membership[edit]

Founding members

1958

1959

1961

1963

    • Italy Accademia Nazionale di Santa Cecilia International Composition Competition, Rome

1965

1968

1969

1973

    • France Grand Prix de Chartres

1974

    • Serbia Jeunesses Musicales International Music Competition, Belgrade

1975

    • Italy Alessandro Casagrande International Piano Competition, Terni
    • Israel Arthur Rubinstein International Piano Competition, Tel Aviv
    • Greece Grand Prix Maria Callas, Athens

1976

1977

1978

1979

1980

1981

1982

    • Belgium Verviers International Singing Competition

1983

1984

1985

    • Italy Rodolfo Lipizer International Violin Competition, Gorizia

1986

    • Italy Arturo Toscanini - Goffredo Petrassi International Conducting and Composition Competition, Parma
    • Spain Francisco Tárrega International Guitar Competition, Benicàssim

1987

1988

    • Spain Bilbao International Singing Competition
    • Germany Cologne International Music Competition (violin, piano, singing)

1989

    • Republic of Ireland Dublin International Piano Competition

1990

    • Austria Franz Schubert and Modern Music International Music Competition, Vienna
    • Italy Trapani International Chamber Music Competition
    • United States USA International Harp Competition, Bloomington
    • Austria Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart International Music Competition, Salzburg

1991

1992

1993

1994

    • Lithuania Mikalojus Konstantinas Ciurlionis International Piano and Organ Competition, Vilnius
    • United Kingdom Scottish International Piano Competition, Glasgow

1995

1996

1997

1998

2000

    • France Ville de Paris International Music Competition
    • Poland Witold Lutoslawski International Cello Competition, Warsaw

2001

2002

2003

2004

2005

2006

2007

2008

    • Germany Max Rostal International Viola and Violin Competition, Berlin
    • Sweden Swedish International Duo Competition, Katrineholm

2009

    • China China International Singing Competition, Ningbo
    • China China International Violin Competition, Qingdao
    • South Korea Jeju International Brass Competition
    • Finland Maj Lind International Piano Competition, Helsinki
    • Italy Rina Sala Gallo International Piano Competition, Monza
    • South Korea Seoul International Music Competition (piano, violin, singing), Seoul
    • Germany Telekom - Ludwig van Beethoven International Piano Competition, Bonn
    • Sweden Wilhelm Stenhammar International Music Competition (for singers), Norrköping

2010

    • Poland Ignacy Jan Paderewski International Piano Competition, Bydgoszcz

2011

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