Under the Honorary Chairmanship of Her Majesty Queen Paola
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Piano Audition – Louis Lortie

Audition for the Academic Year 2020 – 2021


  1. Pre-Selection DVD (audio-visual) materials 30 minutes max:

All required Pre-Selection materials must be uploaded via an internet link such as YouTube.

  • Repertoire requirements:
  • Deadline: 30.11.2019

1 piece from 18th Century
1 piece from 19th Century
1 piece from 20th Century

+ excerpt explaining your motivations

“We would prefer the candidates to play 3 selections: one each from the 18th, 19 th and 20th century . If you do not want to select those periods from the history of music , you are free to do so but we believe you might restrain your chances to be selected. EVERYBODY must submit also a small excerpt talking (3 to 5 minutes) explaining  why they want to participate in this class, what their expectations are,  and if they submit a different choice of repertoire , the reason for doing so.” – Louis Lortie


Live Audition at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel for the selected candidates only

  1. Date:06.04.2020 at the Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel in Waterloo, Belgium
  2. Repertoire requirements: Preferably the same program as in your pre-selection video


  • The audition is open to musicians of any nationality.
  • Age limit: 27 years old or under on the day of the Audition

APPLICATION: Application must be sent by e-mail to audition@musicchapel.org

The application package for the Pre-Selection must include the following documents:

  • Application Form correctly filled in and in word or pdf format (NOT a photo or scan copy)
  • Links to your audio-visual recording
  • CV
  • Copy of passport
  • Photo
  • Copy of the proof of payment of 50€ for Pre-Selection
  • Application fee
  • 50€ for DVD Pre-Selection (all candidates)
  • 50€ for Live Audition (to be paid before the Live Audition for the selected candidates)

Account name: Queen Elisabeth Music Chapel
IBAN: BE64 3100 1847 5152 – BIC: BBRUBEBB – Account number: 310-0184751-52
ING Banque – Avenue Marnix 24 – 1000 Bruxelles

Download the Application Form here