Rules and application form piano competition

Rules and application form

ASSOCIAZIONE CULTURALE MALALA – TREVIGLIO
PRESENTS:

5° INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION
BRUNO BETTINELLI
April 6th – 7th, 2019

RULES AND APPLICATION FORM

1- The competition is open to young musicians of all nationalities and has four sections for solo piano:

1st: young musicians born in 2008 or after;
2nd: young musicians born in 2005, 2006 and 2007;
3rd: young musicians born from 1999 to 2004;
4th: Students in Secondary schools with Special Musical Programme, born in 2004 or after

The winners of the first prize in the various categories of the previous editions will participate in the competition edition 2019 only in categories different from the one where they won the first prize.

ESECUTION PROGRAMS

2- Participants are required to choose one or more pieces from the piano repertoire ( also of harpsichord derivation) of composers such as:

J.S. Bach, L. V. Beethoven, J. Brahms, F. Chopin, M. Clementi, J. Field, F. Liszt, W.A. Mozart, S. Rachmaninov, D. Scarlatti, F. Schubert, R. Schumann, P.I. Tchaikovsky etc.

or contemporaries like

  1. Berio, B. Bettinelli, N. Castiglioni, L. Dallapiccola, F. Donatoni, L. Nono, F. Pennisi, G. Petrassi, K. Stockhausen, etc.

No need for any compulsory piece or author.

ESECUTION TIMES

The performances must be no longer than 20 minutes for the 3rd section.

For the 1st , 2nd and 4th sections, execution of one or more pieces of the maximum total duration of 10 minutes.

The Jury can decide to listen to the proposed program even only partially.

Each piece indicated in the application must be played following the original form. It is not required to be played by heart.

JURY

3- The appointment of the Jury is the responsibility of the Associazione Culturale Malala. The Jury will be formed by piano teachers, concert performers, prominent musicians and musicologists . They cannot judge their own students (even past ones).

The chairman of the Jury of the 3rd category will be M. Isabella De Carli.

The final mark will be expressed in hundreds. The verdicts are irrevocable.

4- Auditions will take place on April the 6th 2017 at 10:00 AM in auditoriums and theatres in Treviglio. The precise location will be posted on the competition web site. If necessary the auditions will continue on the 14th at 10:00 AM.

The performances will take place in the alphabetical order from the letter A through L in the morning, starting with the letter M in the afternoon

The competitors who are absent from the roll-call will be eliminated. Exceptions can be made if the musician is late for unexpected problems.

PRIZES

5- Juries will express their evaluation in hundreds. Scholarships are awarded for the best results in each section, as indicated below.

A medal designed by Battista Mombrini and a diploma, reporting the mark received, will be awarded to all other competitors

1st Section –
1st prize: € 400,00
2nd prize: € 250,00
3rd prize: €150,00

2nd Section –
1st prize: € 400,00
2nd prize: € 250,00
3rd prize: € 150,00

3rd Section
1st prize: € 500,00. The winner will be invited to perform a concert at the ‘”Tadini” Academy concert season in Lovere.
2nd prize: € 300,00
3rd prize: € 250,00

4th Section – Reserved to students in Secondary schools with Special Musical Programme
1st prize: € 400,00
2nd prize: € 250,00
3rd prize: € 150,00

A concert of the youngest winners is expected at the “Museo del ‘900” in Milan in Piazza Duomo.

A prize of € 300 and a trophy, offered by Mrs. Silvia Bianchera to the competitor in any category, that will have made the best performance of a piece of Maestro Bruno Bettinelli possibly included in his program of participation.

The Bettinelli piano compositions are all easily available in editions Ricordi, Suvini-Zerboni, Drago-Zanibon, Berbèn, Carish. Any further questions can be addressed to the Competition Art Director, phone 0039 3386702652

PRIZE-GIVING CEREMONY

6- The prize-giving ceremony and concert will take place at 4:00 PM on April the 7th 2019 in the Teatro Nuovo Treviglio, Piazza Garibaldi – Treviglio, and it will conclude by 6:00 PM.

The First Place winners of each section and the “Prize Bruno Bettinelli” winner, will perform in the concert.

Diplomas and Scholarships will be awarded at the end.

Absent winners will lose the right to their prize.

GENERAL RULES AND ENROLMENT

7- The deadline for the enrolment is March 20st 2019. The date will be proved by the postmark. All applications must be sent to:

ASSOCIAZIONE CULTURALE MALALA
c/o Casa delle Associazioni

via B.Rozzone s.n.

24047 Treviglio (BG)
Italy

or sent by email to info@associazioneculturalemalala.org

All applications for participant under 18 must be signed by an adult who is authorized to represent him.

Enrolling on more than one section is not allowed.

The application must be completed with:

Receipt of the payment of the registration fee;
Certificate of attendance for the 4th section ;
An e-mail address for the payment confirmation and any further communications.

To be admitted to the test, the candidate must show a valid ID.

The enrolments might be closed before the given date for organization reasons.

8-  The registration fee is of € 30 (thirty euro) for each participant in categories 1st and 4th and € 40 (forty euro) for each participant in categories 2nd and 3rd and must be paid by bank transfer made out to:

ASSOCIAZIONE CULTURALE MALALA, (Via c/o Casa delle Associazioni, via B.Rozzone 3, 24047 Treviglio, Italy)

BANK: Banca di Credito Cooperativo di Treviglio, Via Carcano 6, 24047 Treviglio, Italy

IBAN: IT51  Y088  9953  6400 0000 0027 263

BIC SWIFT : ICRAITRRTR0

The registration will be valid at the receipt of the application and the payment of the registration fee.

9- All performances are public and the results will be promptly communicated to the participants at the end of the auditions of each category.

Participants will not be given any remuneration for their performances and they will have to authorize the use of any photos and videos of their auditions.

10- The Associazione Culturale Malala disclaims all liability for any damage caused or suffered by participants

11- Possible special board and lodging terms, if any, will be posted on the website. If other individual solutions are preferred, please contact www.prolocotreviglio.it/ phone 0039 036345466 email info@prolocotreviglio.it

12- Enrolment implies full and unconditional acceptance of the above mentioned rules.

Any further information can be found on the website.

———————————-            APPLICATION FORM       —————————-

Dear

ASSOCIAZIONE CULTURALE MALALA

c/o Casa delle Associazioni

via B.Rozzone s.n.

24047 TREVIGLIO (BG) – ITALY

APPLICATION FORM TO THE “4th INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION BRUNO BETTINELLI” April 6th and 7th 2019

Surname………………………………………………………………………………….

Name………………………………………………………………………………………

Place and date of birth…………………………………………………………………………

Address……………………………………………………………………………………

Telephone number……………………………………………………

e-mail………………………………………………………………………………….

Competition section………………………………………………………………..

Name and address of the school (if necessary)……………………………………………..

Pieces I intend to present:

Author                                Piece                                                  Duration

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We declare the acceptance of the competition rules

Competitor signature………………………………………………….

Adult’s name, surname and signature…………………………………………….

Attachments

Receipt of the payment of the registration fee;
Certificate of attendance for the 4th sections;