Competition > NomadPlay Contest


From 5 January to 13 March 2022 

For the second consecutive year, CIMCL and NomadPlay are joining forces to hold a free digital chamber music competition for young pianists and cellists aged between 7 and 14 years.

 Note : The documents on this page are available both in english and in german.

Participation procedure:

Participants may register by completing the following form (without commitment). Downloading the form
They must then create an account free of charge at
After having registered with NomadPlay, the participants, divided into 4 categories, must film themselves performing one of the four mandatory works using the NomadPlay platform, and then sending their video via e-mail to, stating in the subject field “COMPETITION Place aux plus jeunes talents – Category [CATEGORY NAME] ” before Sunday 13 March 2022 at 23:59pm, specifying in all cases: name, age, category and address. 
A legal guardian must also provide a letter of parental authorisation for the underage applicant’s participation in the competition. Downloading the parental authorisation / Elterliche Genehmigung

Note: In order to be accepted, the video must make the accompaniment available on NomadPlay clearly audible. If at all possible, we recommend that you connect speakers to your device for optimum sound quality.

A jury designated by CIMCL and NomadPlay will then meet in order to select the winners from each category.

Participation in the competition is free of charge.

Participation constitutes unreserved acceptance of the rules. View the rules


Registration procedure:

  • Complete the registration form
  • Create an account free of charge at
  • Film yourself performing, with NomadPlay, the work corresponding to the selected category.
  • Send the video via e-mail to stating in the subject field “COMPETITION Place aux plus jeunes talents - Category [CATEGORY NAME]”, and stating: category, surname, first name(s), age and address of the participant


Categories and mandatory works:

Participants must perform the required work of their category with the NomadPlay platform, as specified by the following Programme:





The sheet music and recordings associated with the aforementioned mandatory parts are available free of charge on NomadPlay, subject to having registered with the platform, also free of charge.


The jury will be composed of:



There are multiple prizes available, donated by our partners: Yamaha, Bam Cases, Savarez, Corelli, Aubert Lutherie, Auditorium-Orchestre national de Lyon,…
Download the full list of prizes by category / Preislist


Announcement of the winners 

The winners will be announced to the public on Sunday 24 April 2022





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