Düsseldorf - Aeolus International Competition for Wind Instruments

"The quality of the jury members offers the participants the opportunity to make valuable contacts and be recommended to the world of music. The experience of such a competition is a solid and firm foundation for a worldwide career as a musician. The participation of the Aeolus Competition can only be recommended to all young musicians." SONIC November/ December 2016

The International Aeolus Competition for Wind Instruments has firmly established itself as a worldwide recognized stage for wind Instrument players. 

The Organizer of the "Aeolus" Competition is the Sieghardt Rometsch Foundation. The Robert Schumann Academy is the home of the Competition, which is also supported by the Düsseldorf Symphony Orchestra and the highly regarded German Radio Station Deutschlandfunk.

Competition 2022: 6.-11.09.2022.  Application deadline: 30.4.2022

Jury 2022: Christoph Campestrini, Daniel Gauthier, Michel Lethiec, Ralph Manno, Timothy McAllister, Froydis Ree Wekre, Radovan Vlatkovic, Raimund Wippermann

Orchestra: Duesseldorf Symphony Orchestra


Hanne Abendroth and Dr. Sieghardt Rometsch
Fischerstrasse 110
40476 Duesseldorf

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