The Golden Key Music Festival of Vienna (July 15–22) combines a unique artistic and educational experience for young musicians with an exciting family vacation. Sponsored by the American Concert Alliance with the assistance of the Prayner Conservatory and Mozarthaus, the Festival has attracted instrumentalists and vocalists from all over the world, including the United States, China, Russia, and the European Union. Now in its sixth year, the Golden Key Music Festival has become an integral part of the cultural life of Vienna, one of the great music capitals of the world.
Based on a live or recorded audition, selected partipants will
Congratulations to the winners of the 2013 Festival.
See How to Apply for further information about the application process, due dates, and Festival Fees.
See the Vienna Tour page for details of the day-to-day activities offered.
There are also additional opportunities for Festival participants as well as their teachers to perform at public recitals in Vienna.
The festival is open to instrumentalists and vocalists ages 5 through 26 (solo and ensembles). Musicians under 14, however, must be accompanied by a parent on the tour.