After a very successful application process for the SCL Festival 2015 we are very happy to announce: 19 ensembles from 17 countries – Australia, Canada, China, Chinese Taipei, Denmark, Germany, Hungary, Hong Kong, Japan, Philippines, Romania, Singapore, South Africa, South Korea, Spain, Switzerland and Austria - with a 1000 musicians will come to Vienna for the 9th SCL Festival!
We are very much looking forward to seeing you all in Vienna and to listening to your performances in the Golden Hall of the Musikverein and the Grand Hall of the Wiener Konzerthaus!
The registration deadline has passed. However, if your choir, orchestra or band is interested in representing your country, please contact:

The SCL Festival is proud to announce, that the festival in 2015 will again take place under the patronage of the Austrian Commission for UNESCO.


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SCL 2014 Konzerthaus Vienna

Dear SCL participants of 2014!

Thank you for having shared your great music with us, we very much enjoyed your performances this July.

Please enjoy the day by day highlights of the SCL Festival 2014 and a huge THANK YOU to Vienna Tourist Board!!
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(Photographs © WienTourismus/Gerhard Weinkirn,
Photographs Musikverein © Carina Ott)

The SCL Festival Vienna is Austria’s premier global youth music festival for choirs, bands and orchestras.

Taking place every July in Vienna’s two main classical concert venues, the Golden Hall of the Musikverein and the Konzerthaus, it offers an international environment where a thousand young musicians enjoy intercultural exchanges and build bridges that span continents.

Ensembles may participate either in the Competition or in the Celebration (non-competitive).

Top professionals form the international juries in the Competition and teach our Academy program at the Vienna University of Music.

Enjoy interactive workshops and educational lectures, additional concerts with local audiences, and pre-and post-concert tours in Europe.

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