The New Stars International Music Competition for Piano and String Players

Presented by the Crescendo International Music Festival

Welcome to the website of the New Stars International Music Competition, a new fully online competition providing an opportunity for gifted musicians from all over the world to showcase their talents on the international stage

An unprecedented commitment to transparency and political fairness means that New Stars is unlike any other competition offered to musicians

We look forward to you joining us in our celebration of music from around the world