Participation in the six-day Treffen junge Musik-Szene in Berlin is the prize of a Germany-wide contest for young artists.

Dates for the Treffen junge Musik-Szene 2022

Applications for the Treffen junge Musik-Szene 2022 are no longer possible.
Deadline for applications was 31 July 2022
Announcement of the final selection August 2022
Treffen junge Musik-Szene 23 to 28 November 2022
Concert of the winners 24 November 2022

You can apply with:

  • songs written by yourself, preferably in all languages
  • all music genres (e.g. chanson, folk, blues, pop, hip-hop, jazz, funk, rock, electronic, etc.)
  • any kind of self-produced music that works with lyrics, contains messages, or tells stories and themes (e.g. texts set to music, radio plays, games, podcasts, voice art, and sound experiments)

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.)


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.