Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition

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Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition June 20–24, 2023

Applications Now Open


Applications are now open for the 2023 Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition. Open to organists ages 18 to 30 from around the globe. All travel and accommodations for competitors provided by Longwood Gardens.

Applications are due November 6, 2022.

The next Longwood Gardens International Organ Competition will take place June 20–24, 2023.

Preliminary rounds will be held on June 20 and 21, with the final round on June 24. Applications are due November 6, 2022. 

Join us Live to Watch the 2023 Competition

Tickets for our 2023 Competition are now available. 

2013 International Organ Competition Documentary Trailer

The documentary follows the competitors behind-the-scenes as the drama unfolds, leading up to the announcement of the Pierre S. du Pont First Prize winner. This documentary was made possible by the support of our generous sponsors, and the vision of established filmmaker and producer Eric Schultz of PCK Media.

Lead Sponsor: Wilmington Trust

Sponsors: Frederick R. Haas Legacy Fund, Crystal Trust, 1916 Foundation

View the Recording of Our 2019 Competition!