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13th WORLD OPEN VIOLA COMPETITION

RULES FOR PARTICIPANTS IN «VIOLA» NOMINATION 2022

 

SCHEDULE

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

SPRING EDITION

Acceptance of applications until April 01. Announcement of results on April 15. Sending diplomas on April 20.

SUMMER EDITION

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

AUTUMN EDITION

Application deadline is December 10st. Announcement of the results on December 25. Sending diplomas on January 5-10.

 

PROGRAM

The competition program includes two (preferably diverse) compositions of the participant’s choice. 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 (sonata, suite, symphony, 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 ACADEMIC

 

SENIOR ARTIST

 

MASTER – PREMIO

2 ROUNDS: JUNIOR – 18 years or younger and SENIOR – 19 years or older RULES…

 

DUO (two similar instruments)

Duo can perform with only one accompanist.

 

STUDENT – TEACHER

In the category “Student – teacher” the age group is determined by the age of the student.

 

ENSEMBLE (of 3-12 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 interrupting the camera).

* The participant can pronounce the name of the competition in its entirety (WORLD OPEN Online Music Competition) or only WORLD OPEN (participants in younger categories)

 

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:

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

 

FINANCIAL CONDITIONS

Participants (soloists) pay a fee of 30 euros. Duets and ensembles pay a fee of 30 euros (from a duet or ensemble) 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. Competitors are qualified according to the average grade point of evaluations by the Jury. Number of awards (prizes) is not limited.

GOLD AWARDLAUREATE FIRST PRIZE – is to be awarded to the competitor who wins 90 – 100 points.

Participant’s performance level:

Performance level: GRANDE PERFORMER (99 – 100),

Performance level: CONCERT PERFORMER (96 – 98,99),

Performance level: VIRTUOSO PERFORMER (93 – 95,99),

Performance level: EXCELLENT PERFORMER (90 – 92,99).

 

SILVER AWARD/ LAUREATE SECOND PRIZE – is to be awarded to the competitor who wins 80 – 89,99 points.

Performance level: EXCEPTIONAL PERFORMER (85 – 89,99),

Performance level: PROMISING PERFORMER (80 – 84,99).

 

BRONZE AWARD/ LAUREATE THIRD PRIZE – is to be awarded to the competitor who wins 70 – 79,99 points.

Performance level: PERSPECTIVE PERFORMER

 

DIPLOMA – is to be awarded to the competitor who wins 65 – 69,99 points.

 

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

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.

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 FUND

The prize fund totaling $ 5.000 will be distributed among selected participants of MASTERS FINAL and GRAND FINAL (MASTER – PREMIO category).

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DIPLOMAS FOR COMPETITORS

All contestants receive diplomas after the end of each season in all nominations:

 

LETTERS OF APPRECIATION AND CERTIFICATE FOR PORTFOLIO TO TEACHERS

 

ORGANIZER

The European Association of Music Educators and Performers & Producer Agency MIR Production, with the support of the Ministries of Culture and Communications, organizes WORLD OPEN Online Music 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.