International Rheinberger Competition for Organ

2019 | Vaduz, Principality of Liechtenstein

Terms and conditions

The competition is open to organists of any nationality, born on or after 1 January 1984.


Application for the competition must be made on the form provided, by 30 April 2019 (date of postmark or receipt of e-mail).

Please send the following documents:

  1. the completed application form
  2. copy of identity card/passport
  3. musical examination certificates (copies)
  4. CV with career and names of organ teachers to date; details of musical activity and any awards received
  5. photograph (9 x 13 or digital)
  6. confirmation of payment of the entry fee of 60.- EURO (or 60.- CHF)
  7. Transfer in EURO to:
    2019 International Rheinberger Organ Competition
    Reference: "Entry fee"
    IBAN: LI85 0880 0542 4815 1200 2

    Transfer in CHF to:
    2019 International Rheinberger Organ Competition
    Reference: "Entry fee"
    IBAN: LI15 0880 0542 4815 1200 1

  8. a high-quality CD/audio file recorded by the applicant and containing the preselection programme in the order stated. The recording may not be in any way post-processed, and must state the specification(s) on the organ(s) used for the recording. The CD/audio file remains the property of the International Rheinberger Competition and will not be returned.
  9. a list of the works chosen for each round

You may also e-mail us all your application documents:

All applicants will be informed after 20 May 2019 whether they have been admitted to the competition.

The entry fee will not be refunded, whether in the case of non-admission or of later cancellation.

Participants may apply for a travel allowance, stating reasons, but there is no entitlement to such an allowance.

The International Rheinberger Competition will provide each participant with a hotel room free of charge, for the duration of his/her participation. All participants will be provided free of charge with breakfast, as well as a per diem allowance for the duration of their participation.

Competitors may bring a registrant, who, however, may not be a former or current teacher of the competitor. On request, we will provide a registrant; this request should be made together with the application for the competition.