Record of the
Record of the 11th aeolus international competition for wind instruments from 18th of September 2016.

The recording of the prize winner`s concert of the 12h aeolus international competition for wind instruments will be broadcasted on the 12th of november 2017 at 21.05 o`clock by the radiostation deutschlandfunk as concert document of the week.

26. June 2017

New record: 262 musicians want to come to Düsseldorf

103 flutists, 86 clarinettists and 37 saxophonists have registered for the 12th International Aeolus Wind Competition. It is about 30,000 euros prize money and lucrative concert performances.

The starting shot for the 12th International Aeolus Wind Competition will take place on 12th September 2017 at Robert Schumann Hochschule. The contest lasts five days and includes four rounds. The final will take place on 17 September 2017 at 11 am in the Tonhalle Düsseldorf. There the three best young musicians compete as soloists in a concert with the Düsseldorf Symphonic Orchestra conducted by Martin Fratz.

The Aeolus Competition is a member of the World Federation of International Music Competitions, which includes such prestigious competitions as the Chopin Competition in Warsaw, the Tchaikovsky Competition in Moscow and the ARD Competition.

Successful winners

The previous winners of the Aeolus Competition are soloists in major orchestras such as the Vienna Philharmonic, the English National Opera Orchestra, the Russian National Orchestra, the Bamberger Symphoniker and the Gewandhausorchester in Leipzig.



15. June 2016

What has become of the prize-winners ?

Koryun Asatryan -  Winner 2006
from 2011/12 lecturer for classical saxophone at the Musikhochschule in Munich

Matthias Schorn - Finalist 2006
from 2007 Solo Clarinet Wiener Philharmoniker

Philipp Tutzer -  Winner 2006
Solo Bassoon Mozarteum-Orchester Salzburg, Lecturer of the Anton Bruckner University Linz

Balazc Toth - Winner 2007
from 2012 Solo Trumpet Dortmund Philharmonic

Paolo Mendes - Winner 2007
2010/2011 Solo Horn German Synphony Orchestra, Berlin

Lukas Beno - Winner 2007
1. Solo Trumpet at Gewandhausorchester Leipzig

Angelos Kritikos - Winner 2008
2010 Solo Trombone Bamber Symphony Orchestra

Jonatan Rautiola - Winner 2009
from 2013 lecturer of Classical Saxophone at the Sibelius Academy Helsinki, from 2013 Dozent classical Saxophone at the Tampere Music Academy Finnland

Vikentios Gionanidis - Winner 2010
from 2013/14 Solo Tuba Deutsche Oper Berlin

Lars Karlin - Winner 2010
from 2014 Solo Trombone Berlin Concerthaus Orchestra

Fabian Neuhaus - Winner 2010
from 2012 Solo Trumpet NDR Radiophilharmonie Hannover

Alec Frank Gemmill - Winner 2011
Solo Horn Scottish Chamber Ochestra

Sergey Elecky -Winner 2011
Solo Clarinet Russian National Orchestra

Bartek Dus - Winner  2012
from 2013 lecturer of classical Saxophone at the Academy of Music in Katovice, Poland

Blaz Sparovec - Winner  2014
from 2015 Solo Clarinet  Gürzenich Orchestra Cologne

Claire Wickes - Winner 2014

from 2016 First Flute English National Opera

Andreas Cellacchi - Winner 2015

from 2016 Solo FagotKonzerthausorchester, Berlin

30. November -1

Check out what Roger Bobo said about our competition!