Chiangmai Ginastera International Music Festival and Travels

Online Audition for 2023 concerts

Auditions for 2023 are now closed. Thank you for your application!

The purpose of this online audition

  1. To find talented musicians who will perform in CGIMFT.
  2. To have performers and their families enjoy their journey to Chiang Mai. We will
    do our best to make your stay in Chiang Mai enjoyable.
  3. To deepen relationships with musicians in Chiang Mai.


Benefits for successful applicants

  1. CGIMFT will offer concerts, workshops, and a performance for elephants.
  2. CGIMFT will offer accommodations and packaged tours in Chiang Mai. Rooms for five nights with breakfast + tour package
  3. All performers will receive small fees from the donation box. (Admission to the concert is basically free, but we receive donations.)
  •  CGIMFT will not cover travel expenses.
  • The festival will be held October 31 – November 4.
  • The concert venue, performance style and program, performance schedule, rehearsal period with the orchestra, etc. will be announced later.


Musicians of all nationalities can participate without an age limit.

  • Junior A Category: 9 years old or younger as of January 1, 2023
  • Junior B Category: from 10 to 12 years old as of January 1, 2023
  • Junior C Category: from 13 to 15 years old as of January 1, 2023
  • Open Category: 16 years old or older as of January 1, 2023


Repertoire: Required to submit a YouTube link to a performance video.
Participants of all categories can choose the pieces of music to perform in the video.
* The performance in the video does not have to be memorized.


Recording duration and application fee for each category

  • Junior A, B Category
    Maximum duration 5 min
    Application fee 1,800THB (approximately 50 USD)
  • Junior C Category
    Maximum duration 10 min
    Application fee 2,500THB (approximately 70 USD)
  • Open Category
    Maximum duration 20 min
    Application fee 3,500THB (approximately 100 USD)

    • Groups (duos, chambers, choirs) can apply using the name of a single representative.
      Notice: The application fee must be paid for the number of participants, but with a 30% discount. For example: Five-member chamber group in the open category: 3,500THB × 5 × 70%
    • Participants residing in Chiang Mai receive a 50% discount on the application fee.
      Notice: CGIMFT will not offer accommodation and travel expenses.
    • All participants will receive comments from the judges on their submitted videos
    • Deadline for applications is August 30
    • Audition results will be announced on September 10

Payment Method

Once you have paid your fees, please make sure to attach a copy (or screenshot) of your receipt to your application form.

(Paypal: Chaipruck Mekara)


Bank transfer
Bank Name: Bangkok Bank Account Name: The Chiangmai Youth
Philharmonic Band and Symphony Orchestra Foundation
Account: 531-0-68179-5 Swift Code: BKKBTHBK

PromptPay/Scan code
(PromptPay: Tatcha Sudtasan)


Application Form


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