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Preliminaries Application Fees

Application Guidelines

  1. Fill out the Application on our website:

  2. Submit  your payment  email to to confirm 

  3. Payment options:

Credit Card: Pay on our website.



Online Preliminaries:

Group No. 1-9 (Professional): USD $120

​( Amateur / other instrument /composition /vocal ) USD $120

*There is an additional fee for participants selected to compete in the Preliminary

*Application fee is non-refundable. 

Preliminary Application Deadline:

Registration closes one week in advance according to the time of preliminary competition in various places

Preliminary Round :

Any group only one piece .  final Round need follow Requirements (2or3 pieces)


Preliminary registration will Deadline on March 1- April 1 (Depends on the preliminary round )


time in each place You can choose a city with on-site preliminary competition or fill in the performance video for the online preliminary competition.


GOCAA International Music Competition

Global preliminary round registration begins


Sponsored by: Global Outstanding Chinese Artists Association

United StatesPreliminary competition areas in various places


USA preliminary Round

Boston Division:

April 6, 10Am -12pm, Nordic Hall, 206 Waltham Street, West Newton


San Francisco Division:

June  15, San Francisco Conservatory of Music


Delaware Division:



Los Angeles Division:

March 23-24

California State University, Northridge. 18111 Nordhoff Street, Northridge, CA 91330

Cypress Hall Concert Hall


San Diego Division

Restoration Preliminary Round, Saturday, April 13, 2024,

Conrad Prebys Performing Arts Center, La Jolla

Philadelphia Preliminary Division

phone :1-484-3547261

Canada preliminary round

Toronto Division: Toronto Steinway

April 6-7 Toronto Steinway Piano Gallery -

Markham 2651 John St., Unit 8 Markham, Ontario, Canada, L3R 2W5


Vancouver Division:

Vancouver Steinway

April 27-28, address: 728 Granville St, Vancouver, BC V6Z 1E4


China Division:

March 1 (submit preliminary video)


Global Online Video Preliminary Competition:

Video submission date March 1


Global Finals: July 5-6

Global Finals Round on New York (July 5, 6)

Finals Location : American National Opera Center

Awards ceremony: Carnegie Hall, New York ( July 6 )

A downloadable version is required to submit the video (google drive or Dropbox link) The Title Of The File needs to be marked with the name of contestant and the piece name 

For example : Yiyi  ( Mozart sonata K 545  1st movement)  

  Preliminaries Application

Video submission is optional, not required.

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