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Sei in: 6th International Competition “Giovani Musicisti - Città di Treviso”
 

 

 

 

6th International Competition
“Giovani Musicisti - Città di Treviso”


6th International Piano Competition


March 22nd, 23rd, 28th, 29th and 30th 2014






Rules of the Competition
The 6th International Competition “Giovani Musicisti - Città di Treviso” is held by the Music Academy “Studio Musica” of Treviso in Academy with the town of Treviso, the Veneto region and the province of Treviso. The competition is dedicated to developing the artistic promise of talented young musicians through international cultural exchanges and promotion of the Treviso area for culture and tourism.


Art. 1 - Rules of the Competition
The competition is designed for young musicians, solo or ensemble, both male and female, of any nationality.


Art. 2 - Sections, Categories and Performances
Section I: Soloists (Piano)
  Category A, B, C, D, E, G, I
Section II: Soloists (Strings - Wind Instruments - Guitar - Percussion - Harp - Accordion)
  Category A, B, C, D, E, G, I
Section III: Piano 4 Hands / Two Pianos
  Category A, B, C, D, E, G, I
Section IV: Chamber Music (duo - 10 ensembles)
  Category A, B, C, D, E, G, I
Section V: Orchestra Music (10 or more ensembles)
  Category A, B, C, D, E, F
Section VI: Voice (Soloist)
  Category D, E, G, I
Section VII: Contemporary Music (soloists or ensembles)
  Category D, E, F, H
  This section includes soloists or ensembles of any size. Candidates will perform selections (also never played before in public) composed since 1950.
Section VIII: Jazz Music (soloists or ensembles)
  Category D, E, F, H
Section IX: Modern Music (vocal soloists)
  Category C, D, E, F, H
Section X: Modern Music (ensembles with or without vocals)
  Category C, D, E, F, H
Section XI: Treble Chorus
  Free choice program max lengh 10 minutes


Category A: for people born from 2006, Free choice program max lengh 8 minutes
Category B: for people born from 2003 to 2005, Free choice program max lengh 10 minutes
Category C: for people born from 2000 to 2002, Free choice program max lengh 10 minutes
Category D: for people born from 1997 to 1999, Free choice program max lengh 15 minutes
Category E: for people born from 1994 to 1996, Free choice program max lengh 15 minutes
Category F: for people born from 1990 to 1993, Free choice program max lengh 15 minutes
Category G: for people born from 1990 to 1993, Preliminary round and Final Round
Category H: for people born from 1984 to 1989, Free choice program max lengh 15 minutes
Category I: for people born from 1984 to 1989, Preliminary round and Final Round


Only for Category G - Section I
PRELIMINARY ROUND
a) J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue from the well-tempered clavier.
b) A study chosen among those of Bartok, Casella, Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, Scriabin and Stravinskij.
c) Free choice program max lengh 10 minutes
Only candidates who will have achieved at least 85 points are admitted to the Final round.
FINAL ROUND
a) Free choice program max lengh 15 minutes

Only for Category I - Section I
PRELIMINARY ROUND
a) J.S. Bach: Prelude and Fugue from the well-tempered clavier.
b) A study chosen among those of Bartok, Casella, Chopin, Debussy, Liszt, Prokofiev, Rachmaninoff, Scriabin and Stravinskij.
c) Free choice program max lengh 10 minutes
d) The first tempo of a concerto for piano and orchestra chosen among the following:
W.A. Mozart: KV 271, KV 459, KV 466, KV 467, KV 488, KV 595
L. van Beethoven: No. 1, 2 and 3
F. Chopin: E minor opus 11 or F minor opus 21
R. Schumann: A minor op. 54
E. Grieg: A minor op. 16

The orchestra part will be performed by a pianist of the organization.
However, coming with one's own collaborator pianist is allowed.

Only candidates who will have achieved at least 85 points are admitted to the Final round.
FINAL ROUND
a) Whole concerto for piano and orchestra chosen.

Only for Categories G and I - Section II
PRELIMINARY ROUND
Program of free choice of a maximum duration of 10 minutes performing pieces for a single instrument.
Only candidates who will have achieved at least 85 points are admitted to the Final round.
FINAL ROUND
Free choice program max lengh 15 minutes.
It is forbidden to repeat compositions already played in any previous round.

Only for Categories G and I - Sections III, IV
PRELIMINARY ROUND
Free choice program max lengh 10 minutes.
Only candidates who will have achieved at least 85 points are admitted to the Final round.
FINAL ROUND
Free choice program max lengh 15 minutes.
It is forbidden to repeat compositions already played in any previous round.

Only for Categories G and I - Section VI
PRELIMINARY ROUND
The candidate will have to perform a number of 5 opera arias (if possible with recitative and cabaletta) of which 3 belonging to the Italian repertoire of the 1800s and of the 1900s, and 2 other arias in a foreign language. The candidate will have to perform 2 arias, the first one chosen by him and the second one chosen by the commission.
Only candidates who will have achieved at least 85 points are admitted to the Final round.
FINAL ROUND
Free choice program max lengh 15 minutes.
It is forbidden to repeat compositions already played in any previous round.


Art. 3 - Schedule
Sections I and III will perform on March 28th, 29th and 30th 2014.
Sections II, IV, V and VII will perform on March 22nd and 23rd 2014.
Sections II (only Harp), VI, VIII, IX, X and IX will perform on April 29th and 30th 2014.


Art. 4 - Auditions
Candidates will be admitted to auditions in alphabetical order. The calendar of the auditions for each individual category will be available in due time. All performances will be open to the public. The auditions will take place at the Academy  “Studio Musica” (the calendar will be made public later). The candidates will access information about the day and the time of their audition at the Academy office or on the website www.studiomusicatreviso.it.
Participants must be present half-hour before the audition time for the call. Late candidates will be allowed to participate only upon the judges’ authorization, before category registration is closed.
Prior to their audition, candidates will leave with the judges an ID and 3 copies of the selections to be performed.


Art. 5 - Panel of judges
The assessing panel is made up of music school teachers, music operators, musicologists and journalists. The judges will vote individually, through secret ballot, in hundredths. The mean value will be calculated by leaving out the highest and the lowest score.


Art. 6 - Scores, award nights
The overall winner of each category will be the candidate with the highest score, not below 98/100.
The first place will be awarded to candidates with a score of 95/100 or above.
The second place will be awarded to candidates with a score of 90/100 or above.
The third place will be awarded to candidates with a score of 85/100 or above.

All first, second and third place finalists will receive an award and a certificate of attendance.
All other candidates will receive an attendance certificate.

For the competitors with the best score (not lower than 98/100), the following grants will be awarded by the Comissioners of this competition, following the instructions of the Board of Examiners:

 Category A and B  2 grants  € 150,00 each
 Category C  2 grants
 1 concert during the 2014/2015 concert season
 € 180,00 each
 Category D and Treble Chorus  2 grants
 1 concert during the 2014/2015 concert season
 € 200,00 each
 Category E  2 grants
 1 concert during the 2014/2015 concert season
 € 300,00 each
 Category F, G, H and I  4 grants
 2 concerts during the 2014/2015 concert season
 € 600,00 each


Art. 7 - Registration fees
1 – Sections: I, II, VI, IX € 50,00
2– Sections: I (only Cat. I) € 100,00
3– Sections: III, IV, V, X € 25,00 each ensemble member
4– Sections: VII, VIII € 50,00 solo         € 25,00 each ensemble member
5– Section: XI €   5,00 each chorus member

Soloists will be allowed to provide and use their own pianist, for whom there will be no registration fee.
Should soloists wish to use a pianist made available by the Academy “Studio Musica” they must pay an additional fee of 50€ and submit copies of the selections to be performed along with the registration form.
On the try out day there will be an audition with a pianist according to a schedule to be published on the website within 2 days after the audition.


Art. 8 - Registration form
Applicants can use the Academy registration form or a copy. The form can be requested at the Music Academy “Studio Musica” – Via Terraglio, 81 – 31100 Treviso or downloaded from website www.studiomusicatreviso.it.
The application form must accompany payment of the registration fee (as requested in Art. 7) and will have to be sent by registered post or handed in at the competition office by March 2nd 2014. The registration fee must be paid by bank transfer to:

Accademia Musicale “Studio Musica” – Via Terraglio, 81 – 31100 Treviso - ITALIA

Bank ANTONVENETA,  Filiale di Treviso – IV Novembre
Bank details are the following:
BIC/SWIFT-Code: PASCITM1TRV
IBAN: IT 11 T 01030 12081 000000848909
REASON FOR TRANSFER: write applicant’s name – section – category – instrument

Applicants will be charged of all bank/postal office expenses.
Registration fees are non refundable.
In case of bands with several instruments it is necessary to operate a single bank transfer for the total amount.


Art. 9 - General Regulations
The candidates can enroll in a class higher than their age and participate in several sections of the competition, but not to multiple categories within the same section.
The candidates are not forced to reach the maximum time set up for their category, but the Commission can stop the execution if exceed the specified limits.
The Commission is entitled to ask for repetitions or interrupt the performances whenever it considers it necessary, or choose the pieces to be performed.
It is not neccessary to perform a score from m emory.
The average age of the group will be considered for Sections III, IV, V, VII (ensemble), VIII (ensemble), X and IX.
The final judgment will be final in all cases.


Art. 10 - Teachers’ awards
The teacher who will have the highest number of prize winners will be awarded an “Honour Certificate” and will be invited to be a judge for the next competition.


Art. 11 - Additional Regulations
Only a piano will be available for candidates. Candidates are required to supply all other instruments useful for their performances.
The candidates of Section IX (Modern music - solo singer) must provide for themselves base music on CD or an accompanying instrument.
Those who register for the competition must accept all the regulations herein mentioned.
The competition organizers will not be liable for risks or damage of any nature to people or property during the event.


Art. 12 - Privacy
According to art. 13 of Italian law, 196/03, the candidates’ personal data will be stored at and by the music Academy “Studio Musica” for information purposes only. All candidates have the right to cancel or edit data or deny its use.

 

 
 

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