1. For the PRE-SELECTION round of the International Virgilijus Noreika Competition for Singers, the applicant must provide a valid YOUTUBE video performance link (maximum three links) about 10 - 15 minutes, where he/she performs a free program or selected arias.  

  • The video recording program can be performed with piano accompaniment or with a symphony orchestra.
  • The video must not be edited. It might include recordings from different times.
  • Videos can be made no earlier than one year and must be submitted by the August 3rd 2020.


2. To make a quality video for the FIRST and SECOND rounds, please follow the instructions below:

  • place audio recorder simply on a chair, table or a stand facing yourself; 
  • record video with your smartphone back camera, or front camera facing  yourself;
  • stand in front of the instrument;
  • make sure there's approximately 2 meters distance between you and the recorder and camera;
  • check this video description for recommended settings – DEMO VIDEO;
  • send us audio and video tracks separately or synchronize it yourself (separate audio and video tracks are necessary to send us anyway);
  • videos can't be made outdoors, in churches or large concert halls. A small audience is recommended;
  • videos must be with piano accompaniment.

3. The video recordings of the first and the second rounds must be submitted by the August 20th 2020. 

Videos must be not older than half a year from the deadline of the application date. If the video isn't made special for the competition, it should suit all the competition requirements. 



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