March 9, 2020

Competition 2022

Our next finals have now been pushed back one year to November 2022. We know this is a long way off, but unfortunately we have had no choice, especially when you take into account the time it takes to prepare.

Our high-level timeline:

February – April 2021: The YBT directors and permanent jury members explore the 2022 criteria and agree on our preferred venue

April – September 2021: reaching out to all professors, music teachers and associated professionals notifying our findings.

1 October 2021: Formal invitation to all Conservatoires, Music Academies to nominate their top qualifying candidates

3 October 2021: Official application date opens

4 February 2022: Closing date for all applications

1 March 2022: Notification of selected candidates for a live audition & interview.

19 & 26 March 2022: Audition & interview before a professional panel. Location: Lemmens Institute, Luca, Chamber Hall, Leuven, Belgium.

18 April 2022: Notification of five selected candidates for the final (all entries will receive personalised assessed responses)

10 September 2022: Personal interview and video recording for the five selected finalists in Leuven, Belgium

19 November 2022: The Final! Before a live audience in Studio 4, Flagey, Brussels, Belgium