REGULATIONS

 

The International Music Competition "Grand Prize Virtuoso" is open to all nationalities and ages in strings, piano, wind, vocal and chamber music. Participants are required to submit video materials for the jury audition. Recording should be a fair representation of the contestants' abilities, but don't need to be of a professional quality.

 

Judges

 

The audition for the jury will be evaluated through video/audio materials presented by each participant. A panel of judges evaluates and punctuates the video material submitted, and the final selections of winners is based solely on the same recordings submitted. Judges are independent, and their students are not allowed to play at the competition.

 

Scores

 

From 90 to 100: 1st prize (100/100: 1st Absolute Prize)

From 80 to 89: 2nd prize

From 70 to 79: 3rd prize

 

Awards

 

A selected group of winners will receive an invitation to debut at Auditorium Parco della Musica, Teatro Studio, Rome on December 19, 2017. The most important auditorium in Italy.

 

The Parco della Musica was formally inaugurated on December 2002; in few years it became Europe's most visited music facility. In 2014 it had over two milion spectators, making it the second most visited cultural music venue in the world, after Lincoln Center for Performing Arts in New York City.

 

All other winners 1st, 2nd, 3rd will received their diploma by mail.

 

If for any reason you are unable to attend and perform at the Awards Ceremony we will send the certificate by post.

 

The selected winners will receive a set of digital professional photos (for free), a medal and a certificate/diploma.

 

Special Awards

 

A special award for the Best Italian Musician will be awarded to the best Italian participant. International students who don't have the Austrian nationality will not be chosen as a candidate for this special award.

 

Application Deadline

 

Deadline: November 2, 2017

 

The results will be announced: November 8, 2017

 

Repertoire requirements

 

Any classical music period (baroque, romantic, classicism, contemporany etc.)

 

Eligibility

 

Multiple winners can be chosen in each of the following age groups. Time limits are approximate, and shorter or longer videos are admitted.

 

  • AGE

    CATEGORY

    TIME LIMIT

    8 years old and younger

    YOUNG MUSICIAN

     5 minutes (approximately)

    9 – 12 years old

    JUNIOR

     6 minutes (approximately)

    13 – 15 years old

    INTERMEDIATE

     6 minutes (approximately)

    16 – 18 years old

    ADVANCED

     8 minutes (approximately)

    19 years old and older

    SENIOR

    10 minutes (approximately)

 


CHAMBER MUSIC

 

(Piano four hands, piano duo, mixed ensambles etc.)

  • AGE

    CATEGORY

    TIME LIMIT

    12 years old and younger

    GROUP A

     5 minutes (approximately)

    13 – 18 years old

    GROUP B

     7 minutes (approximately)

    18 years old and older

    GROUP C

    10 minutes (approximately)

  

 

How to Apply

 

To apply for the competition participants must submit

 

Step 1. A completed online Application Form

 

 

Step 2. Send the link of your video on YouTube, Vimeo, or WeTransfer to:

grandprizevirtuoso@gmail.com

 

Step 3. Inscription Fee

 

  • Inscription Fee for solo performers - 180 euros (please click here)
  • Inscription Fees for duo participants in all categories are reduced to 125 euros per person (please click here 
  • Inscription Fees for trio, quartet and quintet participants are reduced to 110 euros per person (please click here)

 

 

General Rules

 

1. Incomplete applications including failure to pay fees will result in disqualification.

 

2. The material provided will not be returned and the inscription fee is not refundable.

 

3. The judges' decision is final and unappealable. The comments and scores of the jury will not be provided.

 

4. Winners are responsible for their own expenses (travel, housing accomodation etc.)

 

5. During the Awards Ceremony participants waive all right to television broadcasting remunarations. And non financial remunaration for their performance.

 

6. The competition is not resposible for any damage or theft.

 

7. Children under 18 years old will be responsibility of their parents or legal guardians. And must be supervised all the time by their parents or legal guardians.

 

8. “Grand Prize Virtuso” International Music Competition reserves the right to make any changes in the rules, schedule or other information related to the competition.


 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

  

        

         

 

 

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