International Organ Competition

October 7th - 9th 2024

The competition will take place in the Exaltation of the Holy Cross Church in Dolný Kubín, Slovakia on Thomas Jann organ from 2014. 


The competition is open to candidates from all countries whose age does not exceed 30 years on the first day of the competition (i.e. those born on or after 8th of October 1993).

The competition has only one category and is a two-round with a pre-selection round in form of video-recording.

The participation fee is 50,- and is irreversible.

Bank connection

Name of the bank: FIO banka a.s.

Account number (IBAN): SK46 8330 0000 0023 0154 5425


Variable symbol: date of birth in the form DDMMRRRR

Message to recipient: "competition - LAST NAME"

The application will not be accepted if the participant does not deliver the confirmation of the payment of the participation fee and a photo of the citizen or driver's license to the email address oravaorganprix@gmail.com, no later than July 31, 2024.

The organizer will provide the registration assistant to the competitors.

Competitors pay their own accommodation and travel expenses.

Pieces for the pre-selection round: 

1. Johann Sebastian Bach: First or third movement from one of the Trio sonatas BWV 525-530
2. One piece of free choice (max. 10 min.)

The competitor must send a link - Youtube/hidden file to the email: oravaorganprix@gmail.com

Deadline for the delivery of the video-recordings is July 31st 2024

Only video-recordings on real pipe organ will be accepted, Hauptwerk recordings are not allowed. Together with the video-recording a complete disposition of the instrument must be sent to the above-mentioned email address. 


1. One of the following pieces:

Johann Sebastian Bach: Trio d moll BWV 583


Johann Sebastian Bach: Allein Gott in der Höh sei Ehr BWV 676

2. One piece composed after 1840

Total time of both pieces must not exceed 20 minutes.


1. One of the following pieces:

Johann Sebastian Bach: 

Praeludium und Fuge D dur BWV 532

Praeludium und Fuge f moll BWV 534

Fantasie und Fuge c moll BWV 537

Praeludium und Fuge d moll BWV 539

Praeludium und Fuge G dur BWV 541

Praeludium und Fuge a moll BWV 543

Praeludium und Fuge C dur BWV 545

Praeludium und Fuge C dur BWV 547

Prealudium und Fuge G dur BWV 550

Toccata in E BWV 566

Antonio Vivaldi / Johann Sebastian Bach 

Concerto in a BWV 593

Concerto in d BWV 596

2. Free choice of one piece or more parts of a cycle by one composer

3. Two parts from the piece by Štefan Németh-Šamorínsky (1896-1975): Partita profana (Vítanie, Chromatická invencia, Koncertná etuda, Ostinato, Finále

score can be bought here

if you have troubles with getting the score, please contact the organizer

Total time of Round 2 must not exceed 30 minutes.


1st prize: 

1500,-€ + remunerated organ recital at Kubin Organ Festival 2025

2nd prize: 

700,-€ + remunerated organ recital at Kubin Musical Autumn 2025

3rd prize: 

Full scholarship for the Schola Arvenzis International Master Classes 2025