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 Welcome to the Polish Music Competition - Australia 2024 
on the 20th anniversary of the Ewa Malewicz music competition

The Competition is open to young musicians living in Australia - 17 years and under.
There are three age categories: 11 years and under, 12 to 14 years and 15 to 17 years.

The instrumental categories are: Piano and Strings (violin, viola, cello).

Application opening date: 1 June 2024

Entries by 10 September 2024



Selection Round  

audio-video auditions
Sunday, 15 September 2024
announcement of  results 


Semi finals  

Sunday, 22 September 2024
Consulate General of Poland
10 Trelawney St, Woollahra NSW

Thuesday, 24 September 2024
Polish Marian Shrine
6/8 Aberfeldie St, Aberfeldie VIC



Saturday, 5 October 2024

Sydney Opera House
Utzon Room


Laureate's Concert  

Sunday, 6 October 2024
Polish Club Ashfield
182 Liverpool Rd, Ashfield NSW


Polish Music Day
29 September 2024
Sunday, 12 am

Polish Marian Shrine
6/8 Aberfeldie St
Aberfeldie VIC



Visit PolMusicA You Tube Channel to listen to performances by all the finalists 


Children's Festival

A non-competitive section designed for children up to 11 years old, featuring a unique repertoire for selected participants to perform on the final day of the competition, showing their skills and love for music.

Apply now

PolMusicA Concert Series in 2024 


Sun, 29 Sept 2024, 5pm (TBC)

"Music with no limits"
Dandenong Polish Seventh-day Adventist Church


Sat, 5 Oct 2024, 3pm

"The Spirit of Poland"
Sydney Opera House
Utzon Room


Sun, 13 Oct 2024, 1pm (TBC)

PolMusicA 2024
The Rex Theatre
Charlton, VIC


Sun, 10 Nov 2024, 11am

PolMusicA 2024
Polish Festival@Federation Square
The Edge, FedSq


Masterclasses  and Lessons

PIANO Masterclass with Prof. Paweł Zawadzki
Booking of classes: Adam Piechociński


Professor Paweł Zawadzki of the Academy of Music in Wrocław, the Chairman of the Jury PolMusicA of the 2021-2024 competition, received the 2022 Award of the Minister of Culture and National Heritage in the field of Artistic Education. This prestigious award recognises individuals who have made significant contributions to cultural development, dissemination and preservation since 1997 in 18 categories.

A distinguished pianist and educator of international acclaim, he has excelled both as a member of prestigious piano competition juries and as a mentor. His significant contributions to the education of young artists have been acknowledged, with his students achieving remarkable success and winning numerous prizes at major international and national piano competitions.

Pianist Paweł Zawadzki in Sunday Chopin Recital | Żelazowa Wola



Discover favorite composers and recommended pieces.
New expanded catalog for Piano and Strings.

Featured composer of the PolMusicA 2023/24
Antoni Stolpe (1851-1872) - a forgotten composer



Supporting events


Polish Festival @ Federation Square
Sunday, 10 November 2024 – Melbourne, FedSq
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The Australian International Chopin Piano Competition
Canberra - Australia

The Stanisław Moniuszko International Competition of Polish Music
Rzeszów - Poland

The International Frederic Chopin Piano Competition for Children and Youth
Szafarnia - Poland



 Patron of the PolMusicA