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The Online Competition is open to all instruments, voices, conducting, composition, chamber music, ensemble, choir, orchestra, and music creators in all styles, with no age limitations.

Performers and Conductors: video required, old video accepted.

Composers: video or audio accepted, including MIDI files.

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The competition age is determined by the candidate's age or the average age of the group on the day of the application deadline.

01. Prodigy (Age 7 and younger)

Free choice of 1 or more pieces.

Total duration: No more than 5 minutes.

Open to: instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, conductor, group

 

02. Junior (Age 8-10)

Free choice of 1 or more pieces.

Total duration: No more than 7 minutes.

Open to: instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, conductor, group

03. Youth (Age 11-13)

Free choice of 1 or more pieces.

Total duration: No more than 10 minutes.

Open to: instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, conductor, group

 

04. Young Artist (Age 14-17)

Free choice of 1 or more pieces.

Total duration: No more than 12 minutes.

Open to: instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, conductor, group

05. Advanced (Age 18-22)

Free choice of 1 or more pieces.

Total duration: No more than 15 minutes.

Open to: instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, conductor, group

 

06. Professional (No age limit)

Free choice of 1 or more pieces.

Total duration: No more than 20 minutes.

Open to: instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, conductor, group

07. Baroque A (Under Age 17) / B (Over Age 17)

Free choice of 1 piece or 1 movement for each application.

Submission music must be written between 1600-1750.

Open to: instrumentalist, vocalist, conductor, group

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08. Classical A (Under Age 17) / B (Over Age 17)

Free choice of 1 piece or 1 movement for each application.

Submission music must be written between 1750-1820.

Open to: instrumentalist, vocalist, conductor, group

09. Romantic A (Under Age 17) / B (Over Age 17)

Free choice of 1 piece or 1 movement for each application.

Submission music must be written between 1820-1910.

Open to: instrumentalist, vocalist, conductor, group

 

10. Modern A (Under Age 17) / B (Over Age 17)

Free choice of 1 piece or 1 movement for each application.

Submission music must be written after 1910.

Open to: instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, conductor, group

11. Original (Own) Composition

Free choice of 1 piece or 1 movement for each application.
Submission music written by the candidate.

Open to: Composer, video or audio accepted, including MIDI files.
*If multiple pieces are submitted in a single application, only the first work in order will be automatically taken into consideration.

12. Duo Music

Free choice of 1 piece or 1 movement for each application.
Submission music written for duo, including piano 4 hands.

Open to: duo, composer, conductor

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13. Chamber Music

Free choice of 1 piece or 1 movement for each application.

Submission music written for chamber group.

Open to: chamber, composer, conductor

14. National Music

Free choice of 1 piece or 1 movement for each application.

Submission music in national or world music style.

Open to: instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, conductor, group

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15. Concerto

Free choice of 1 piece or 1 movement for each application.
Submission music in concerto format.

Concerto can be accompanied by audio, piano or orchestra.

Open to: instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, conductor, group

16. Sonata

Free choice of 1 piece of 1 movement for each application.
Submission music in sonata format.

Open to: instrumentalist, vocalist, composer

17. Etude

Free choice of 1 piece of 1 movement for each application.

Submission music in etude format.

Open to: instrumentalist, vocalist, composer

 

18. Musical/Opera

Free choice of 1 piece of 1 movement for each application.

Submission music in musical or opera style.

Open to: instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, conductor, group

19. Film/Game Music

Free choice of 1 piece or 1 movement for each application.
Submission music written for films, TV shows or video games.

Open to: instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, conductor, group
*If multiple pieces are submitted in a single application, only the first work in order will be automatically taken into consideration.

20. Orchestra

Free choice of one orchestra work.

Open to: orchestra, composer, conductor

21. Innovative Writing

Free choice of 1 work only. 

Submit only one work related to music creation, education, methodologies, performance techniques, or theoretical explorations, showcased through a preview or sample. Your submission can be a piece of writing, a publication excerpt, a section of a book, or a visual/audio presentation. Acceptable formats for submission include PDF, image, or video, capturing the essence and innovative aspects of your chosen work.

*For written submissions, provide a preview or sample limited to 1500 words. If the entire work is submitted, only the first 1500 words will be considered for review; For video submissions, the maximum duration is 20 minutes. Each application is restricted to submitting only one work, regardless of the submission format. If multiple works are submitted, only the first one received will be considered.

22. Music Video

Free choice of 1 piece only.

Examples of music videos include, but are not limited to:

  • An MV that presents your visual storytelling skills.

  • A multi-track performance showcasing your exceptional talent.

  • Your music performance synchronized with video footage featuring images, artwork, or illustrations created by you.

  • Your music performance along with your imaginative video creations.

The Winners in this category will receive an additional Beeffie Art & Music Awards e-certificate, and will be listed on the Beeffie Creative Musical Artists page for the current year.

Open to: instrumentalist, vocalist, composer, conductor, group, or other roles that have contributed to the music video (e.g., recording engineer, producer, director, cinematographer, editor, choreographer, visual effects artist, animator, etc.)

23. Conducting

Free choice of 1 piece or 1 movement for each application.

Open to: conductor

24. Choir/Ensemble Music

Free choice of 1 piece or 1 movement for each application.
Submission music written for choir or ensemble.

Open to: choir, ensemble, composer, conductor​

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