Nice, France

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Zodiac International Music Competition

The 3rd Zodiac International Music Competition aims to discover exceptional musical talent, both in performance and composition, from across the globe, and bring it to the stage of the Zodiac Music Academy & Festival in the South of France.

The competition invites artists from all parts of the world to participate via recorded video submission (or score submission for composers).

Winning soloists will receive a cash prize be invited to perform at the Zodiac Music Festival in the South of France – a chamber music festival (

The winning composer will receive a cash prize and a commission for a work which will be performed professionally recorded and performed in France and in the US (NY).

Additionally, composers are instrumentalists are invited to join MOVING MUSIC FORWARD - a non-profit initiative that premieres new works online, started by members of the Zodiac Trio as a response to the COVID pandemic with hopes of supporting composers.