Play Music

The Competition is open to young musicians living in Australia in two instrumental categories: piano and strings, and three age categories:
A. 11 years and under; B. 12-14 years; C. 15-17 years
Applications can be submitted at any time from 1 June 2022 until the application closing date 17 September 2023.




  1. Please read the terms and conditions of the competition - Rules.


  1. Choose the age category (A, B or C) and check the repertoire requirements for your group (Rules, par.20).


  1. Submit the Application Form - does not require confirmation of the repertoire. The number of accepted applications may be limited due to the time frame of the competition.


  1. Please pay a competition fee : $50 - for all age categories . Payment details – Rules, par.8.


  1. Select the music in your instrumental category - Repertoire. Participants may propose other music works by Polish composers not included in the official competition list. Such works must be approved by the Competition Organising Committee. Please send a request to include selected pieces to the official list via email to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.


  1. Create an audition video of your program, solo or with accompaniment. Upload your entry video to a YouTube account, such as an “unlisted”. For detailed instructions please refer to pars. 23 and 24 of the Rules and click here.


  1. Submit the Music Form. Provide the correct links of the recorded audio-video audition only. String instruments section – please register your accompanist in the application or request an official accompanist of the competition - refer to the Rules - Accompaniment section. If you need to contact our official accompanist, find information on the Contact page.

         The Music Form submitted by 17 September 2023 completes the application process.


  1. Make sure you have completed all the necessary steps in the guide. Failure to send the Application Form, competition fee, Music Form or incorrect completion of the forms may result in ineligibility to participate in the Competition.




Application opening date: Thursday  1 June 2023

Sunday, 17 September 2023 - the deadline for submitting applications and fee

Sunday, 24 September 2023 - the results of the first stage audio-video of the competition, posted on website – News/Results. Participants who qualify for the Semi-Final stage will be notified via email and SMS. 



Wednseday, 27 September 2023 Sydney at Consulate General of Poland, 10 Trelawney St, Woollahra NSW, 4pm - 8pm

Saturday,  30 September 2023 Melbourne at Polish Marian Shrine, 6/8 Aberfeldie St, Aberfeldie VIC , 11 am - 6 pm

This stage of the competition consists of a live performance. Participants are required to present their entire video repertoire submitted in stage 1.

Sunday, 1 October 2023 - the results of the Semi-final will be announced. Participants who have qualified for the third final stage will receive an official notification via email and SMS.



Sunday, 8 October 2023 Melbourne – The Edge, Federation Square

Two sessions:
I. competition part - 2 pm 
II. announcement of results, award ceremony -  5 pm


All entrants will receive a diploma of participation and at the participant's request written feedback (Adjudicator’s Report) on their music audition no later than 10 working days after the conclusion of the competition.


The Guide is for reference purposes only. Please refer to the RULES for official terms and conditions.


The best of luck!  Życzymy powodzenia !

PolMusicA Team  


Official PolMusicA 2023 posters

created by Polish graphic artist
Karol Kierzynka


Official PolMusicA 2022 posters

created by Polish graphic artist
Karol Kierzynka


Official PolMusicA 2021 posters

created by Polish graphic artist
Karol Kierzynka



 Official PolMusicA 2020 poster

created by Polish graphic artist
Karol Kierzynka



Official PolMusicA 2019 Poster

created by Artur Lyczba