Sound Espressivo Competition

2nd edition December ’21-January ’22

Empowering Tomorrow's Musicians

All Instruments

Free Repertory

No Time Limit

Immediate Feedback From Judges

40+ Prizes

Live Internet TV broadcasting performances to global audience


Empowering Tomorrow's Musicians

Internet TV Production provided by Virtual Concert Halls

Virtual Concert Halls delivers the most streamlined, hassle-free and cutting-edge live streaming technology experience. Our TV quality broadcasts are brought to you by Virtual Concert Halls, a pioneering start-up founded by internationally-acclaimed musicians and music technology and production experts.  Virtual Concert Halls ensures the best possible audio and visual quality and are committed to staying ahead of the game in all things live- streaming.


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Frequently Asked Questions

There’s no specific requirement! We are a classical music competition so please choose repertoire accordingly, but we do not request specific pieces or time periods. Choose whatever represents your artistic merit best
There are no specific requirements for that. You can play the same pieces; or you can play completely different program; or you can play a combination of both. You decide everything about your repertory yourself.
It’s fully virtual with many innovative elements you can view above in the slides and boxes. Our Broadcasts are made using TV technology (NOT Zoom!)
All levels are welcome to compete! With many categories to excel in and multiple age groups to win in, this competition provides one of the biggest lineups of winners and prizes out there. Check the 2020 Gallery. If you aren’t sure – apply for non-competitive. You are still eligible to observe masterclasses for FREE
For Prelims you can choose to perform live or to submit a video (or a link to YouTube)
Visit the Sign Up page and scroll down to Technical Requirements for a list of things you will need to have a stress-free time in the tech check. If you already meet the minimum, apply with confidence. If not, we recommend finding the equipment online or borrowing from friends. All of these are widely available
Absolutely! Your performance will be adjudicated by the panel which will EXCLUDE your current and previous teachers
Not at all! Prizes are offered by distinguished companies with vast experience in promoting performing arts which are experts in classical music. Each company will award their prize(s) to contestant(s) of their own choice. Their decisions may or may not match those of the judges’. Some companies may choose to not award their prizes
Of course! Your teachers shared their knowledge and inspiration with you! the Competition will recognize teachers and schools of every contestant on the Teachers page. If you win, your teacher will be invited to join the live broadcast and receive special recognition during virtual Awards Ceremony
Scroll down to the Get In Touch section and send us your question by email directly. We will do our best to answer your questions there!

Meet The Team

Anna Ouspenskaya

Pianist, Artistic Director, production coordinator

Fedor Ouspensky

Violinist, Creative Producer

Frane Rusinovic

Pianist and supervising producer

Igor Zubkovsky

Cellist, co-producer, and social media manager


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