National Contests

Treffen junge Musik-Szene – Application

Applications for the Treffen junge Musik-Szene 20178 are no longer possible. Deadline was on 31 July 2018. The jury has announced the selected soloists and bands.

Application possible for children and young people aged between 11 and 21 irrespective of their type of school or training.

Dates for the Treffen junge Musik-Szene 2018
Applications from March 2018
Deadline 31 July 2018

The winners of the contest will be announced at the end of August and invited to the meeting in Berlin.


Application possible with

  • songs written by yourself, preferably in all languages
  • all music genres (i.e. chanson, folk, blues, pop, rap, reggae, jazz, funk, rock, art song …)

The only things which aren’t eligible are submissions

  • which are not your own recordings
  • from solo artists, duos or bands who are already under contract (e.g. to a record company, producer, publisher etc.)

Applications have to be made via our new Application Portal (in German only).

After you registration you can provide all the necessary details for your application.

You can also upload the following application material:

  • a maximum of 3 titles, one title preferably unmodified form the rehearsal room or recorded live.
  • the complete lyrics
  • a self-portrait (information about you and your career)

If you have any questions of problems using our new application portal, please contact us by phone under +49 30 254 89 213.


An expert jury will select 10 music productions. The selection process will be completed by the middle of September. The jury’s decision is final – there are no legal grounds for appeal.


The winners will be invited to the Treffen junge Musik-Szene for five days in Berlin. The highlight of the meeting is the concert of the winners at the Haus der Berliner Festspiele. The meeting also offers a rich Campus programme of jam sessions, music analysis and workshops about technical support backstage, song writing, voice and breath training, band coaching, composition, improvisation etc. The concert of the winners will be recorded.


The concert of the winners will be recorded.


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