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PIANO – Rules 2021

 

ORGANIZER

Association of pedagogues of elementary and high music schools of Serbia and agency MIR Production (hereinafter refer to as organizer), organizes INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION – Belgrade, Serbia (hereinafter refer to as competition).

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

 

SCHEDULE

 The competition is held annually. Applications are accepted from 20th of February until 15th of March. The results will be announced on 31st of March.

 

PROGRAM

Competition program is consisted of two compositions.  Program is to be performed by heart and completely (soloist). It is allowed to perform parts (sonata, suite…) 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

Participants perform only as a soloists (without orchestra, pianist, concertmaster or ensemble)

 

CONCERTMASTER – PIANIST

Competition program is consisted of two compositions (except for the large-scale compositions – sonata, concerto ..). Concertmasters compete in categories according to the age and they are not obligated to perform compositions by heart. Concertmaster can perform with two illustrators (singer, instrumentalist, ensemble, choir …).

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.

 

VIDEO RECORDING

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

 

Best way to record a video, DETAILS

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

Recording which does not comply required conditions will be returned to the performer, with the request to send us new recording in timely manner, which compiles Rules.

 

APPLICATION

Participant is required to send the following documents:

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

 

FINANCIAL CONDITIONS

Participants (soloists and concertmaster) pay a fee of 25 euros. 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. 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 60,00 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-soloists in the category have same number of points, advantage will be given to younger competitor.

-In case if several competitors 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 “Internet 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.

 All Jury decisions are final and irrevocable.

 

PRIZE POOL

The prize pool totaling $ 2,000 will be distributed among selected MASTERS FINAL and MASTER – PREMIO participants. The prize fund consists of the following awards:

 

TEACHERS, CONCERTMASTERS:

 Organizer reserves the right to distribute the prize pool.

 

DIPLOMAS

After all nominations competition are finished, Diplomas  will be sent on May 1-5th through regular mail to the institution administration DETAILS

 

GENERAL INFORMATION

In case of dispute between Organizer and competitors, provisions of Serbian 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.