Application for the IX Jorma Panula
International Conducting Competition

Application only via the form on this page.

Application period 1.12.2023-29.2.2024

Fill out the application form, enclose needed material and press the button SEND.
A confirmation of the received application and registration fee will be sent to Your email.

The application must reach the Competition Office at the latest on 29.2.2024 at 00.00 hours. After this the application platform will be closed.

The non-refundable registration fee is 60 € and must be paid together with the application (attach receipt). A fee of 550 € will later be charged from the 20 contestants chosen for the competition. The fee covers necessary accommodation and events arranged for the contestants.

Account details for payment of the registration fee:
IBAN: FI32 5670 0820 3538 27

Birth date (
Citizenship at the date 29.02.2024:
Copy of valid passport will be requested by the competition jury at a later stage to be sent to
Add Picture
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Professional introduction letter
pdf | max 4 MB
Add latest CV
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Add receipt of paid registration fee
pdf | max 2 MB
Video recording (ie. YouTube or Vimeo) showing the competitor conducting an orchestra in rehearsal and/or concert situations. The total length of video recordings must be about 10-15 minutes in length and recorded from the orchestras point of view. Very low picture/sound quality can be discarded. Please ensure that the video can be easily accessed online by using the URL.
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Please note!
If You do not get a confirmation of the payment sent to your email please send a message to


Monica Johnson
+358 (0)50 911 33 49
Michael Claussen
Secretary of the international jury

The Competition Office is located at Vaasa City Hall during the competition.
Street address: Senaatinkatu 1, 65100 Vaasa
Postal address: PO Box 3, FI-65101 VAASA