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12th WORLD OPEN Online Music Competition

RULES FOR PARTICIPANTS IN «HARP» NOMINATION 2021

 

SCHEDULE

The competition is completely online. The competition is held annually. Applications are accepted 365 days a year. The competitor selects one of three seasons and sends an application.

SPRING SEASON:

Acceptance of applications until April 01. Announcement of results on April 20. Sending diplomas on May 1-5.

SUMMER SEASON:

Applications are accepted until June 15th. Announcement of results on July 1. Sending diplomas on August 20-25.

AUTUMN SEASON:

Application deadline is December 1st. Announcement of the results on December 20. Sending diplomas on January 10-15.

 

PROGRAM

Competition program is consisted of two compositions.  Program is to be performed by heart and completely (soloist). Duos and ensembles are not obligated to perform compositions by heart. It is allowed to perform parts (suite, concert…) as two pieces.

 

PARTICIPANTS

Right to participate is given to all competitors from all the countries in the world. 

SOLOISTS:

JUNIOR

 

MIDDLE JUNIOR

 

JUNIOR  ARTIST

 

SENIOR

 

MASTER – PREMIO

Categories XVIII, XIX, XX и XXI soloists in 2 rounds: JUNIOR – 18 years or younger and SENIOR – 19 years or older MASTER-PREMIO,,, HARP

 

RENAISSANCE, CELTIC … HARP

JUNIOR

 

MIDDLE JUNIOR

 

JUNIOR  ARTIST

 

DUO (two similar instruments)

  

ENSEMBLE (of 3-15 members)

The ensemble must contain at least 50% of homogeneous instruments of this nomination. Ensemble can perform with only one accompanist and/or one illustrator. Age category is defined by average age of all participants, without illustrator (concertmaster).

 

VIDEO RECORDING

Participants’ video performance is recorded entirely without cutting a video (without pause).

– Soloist and duo say his/her name, surname and year of birth,

– One of the member of ensemble says the name of ensemble and their age category,

 

Recording must be sent in Mp4 format. Convert the video through our converter DETAILS

Best way to record a video DETAILS

 

APPLICATION

Participant is required to send the following documents:

or

 Total maximum size of all files – 100 MB. Detailed instructions for OnLine application DETAILS

 

FINANCIAL CONDITIONS

Participants (soloists) pay a fee of 25 euros. Duets and ensembles pay a fee of 30 euros (from a duet or ensemble).

Commission and the transaction costs are paid by a contestant. More details about payment in EUROS and DOLLARS on THIS PAGE

 

INTERNATIONAL JURY

Work of the Jury is regulated by special Rules. Jury members are to be elected out of renowned music pedagogues, as well as performing artists, conductors and chamber musicians. The composition of the jury in all three seasons is the same. All jury members are pedagogues and are performing  on the instrument they are evaluating 100%.

 Competitors are qualified according to the average grade point of evaluations by the Jury:

LAUREATE FIRST PRIZE – is to be awarded to the competitor who wins at least 90,00/100 points

LAUREATE SECOND PRIZE – is to be awarded to the competitor who wins at least 80,00 points

LAUREATE THIRD PRIZE – is to be awarded to the competitor who wins at least 70,00 points

DIPLOMA – is to be awarded to the competitor who wins at least 65,00 points

Number of awards (prizes) is not limited.

 

Competitor, who won first prize, with the best placement in competition discipline will be awarded with Diploma Online Music Champion of the World.

In case if several competitors (soloist, duo, ensemble) in the category have same number of points, advantage will be given to younger competitor. In case if several competitors (soloist, duo, ensemble) in the different categories have same number of points, final decision on the placement will be brought by the Jury.

Participant who is awarded with Diploma “Online Music Champion of the World” participates in Masters Finals. Jury selects Absolute Winner of Master Finals, i.e. absolute winner of all competition disciplines and the entire competition.

Note: If the work is performed premiere, at the request of the jury, it is necessary to send in electronic form the musical material of this work.

All Jury decisions are final and irrevocable.

 

PRIZE POOL

Fund of prizes totaling $ 2,000 will be distributed among the elected members of MASTERS FINAL and GRAND FINAL (MASTER-PREMIO category). The prize fund consists of the following awards:

MIR Production reserves the right distribution of the prize pool.

 

DIPLOMAS

Diplomas to all contestants are sent by postal service to the address of the institution that the participant submits at the end of each season in all nominations DETAILS

 

ORGANIZER

Association of pedagogues of elementary and high music schools of Serbia and agency MIR Production (hereinafter refer to as organizer), organizes WORLD OPEN Online Music Competition (hereinafter refer to as competition).

Competition is held by the Rules of participation, which is proposed by expert council, and is to be adopted by Assembly of the Association.

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

In case of dispute between Organizer and competitors, provisions of English text will prevail.

By participating in the competition, the contestants automatically waive their right to material compensation in connection with the publication and distribution of the competition videos.

By applying for the competition, participants automatically accept conditions from previous provisions of these Rules.