»1st International Percussion Competition BOLERO« will be held from May 18 to May 22, 2020 at the premises of The Private Music School »Melodija, Zasebna glasbena šola Muta d.o.o.«, in the small town of Slovenian Carinthia, Muta. The competition is intended for young percussionists of all nationalities up to the age of 15. 

»1st International Percussion Competition BOLERO« is organized with the aim of stimulating professional pedagogical growth in the field of percussion in Slovenia and beyond, as well as in an effort to encourage young percussionists to deepen their musical and artistic activities in the long term. With its international orientation, the competition encourages and contributes to the development of music culture, other arts and tourism in the municipality of Muta, a region of Slovenian Carinthia and Slovenia.

CATEGORIES

The competition will be held in different categories for percussion solo or percussion accompanied by the piano. The participants of the competition will be divided into categories according to the year of birth, namely:

  • 1st Category – born in 2009 and later
  • 2nd Category – born 2007 and 2008
  • 3rd Category – born in 2005 and 2006

PROGRAMME

Programme Duration and competition programme for individual categories

1st Category – up to 6 minutes

  • Piece for snare drum SOLO of own choice
  • Piece for xylophone, marimba or vibraphone of own choice
  • Pieces of own choice within the prescribed Programme Duration

2nd Category – up to 9 minutes

  • Piece for snare drum SOLO of own choice
  • Piece for xylophone, marimba or vibraphone of own choice
  • Pieces of own choice within the prescribed Program Duration

3rd Category – up to 12 minutes

  • Piece for snare drum SOLO of own choice
  • Piece for xylophone, marimba or vibraphone of own choice
  • Pieces of own choice within the prescribed Program Duration

JURY

PRIZES

In each category, participants will receive:

Gold plaque with praise for achieving 95.00 to 100 points
Gold plaque for achieving 90.00 to 94.99 points
Silver plaque for achieving 80.00 to 89.99 points
Bronze plaque for achieving 70.00 to 79.99 points.
Recognition of participation for achieving 69.99 points and below.

 

In each category, regardless of the points scored for the first, second and third place, candidates receive a laureate in addition to the plaque:

• First place award
• Second place award
• Third place award

Recipients of I., II. and III. Prizes in all categories are awarded with practical prizes and with vouchers, that are to be used in the Music Store »Symphony International d.o.o.« in the value of:

1st Category

  • I. Prize – 120 EUR + MANIC DRUM® Custom made Snare Drum in the value of 500 EUR (Hand made in Slovenia) + audio recording of programme up to 10 minutes in Studio FONO (Ljubljana) in the value of 100 EUR
  • II. Prize – 100 EUR + DP cajon in the value of 350 EUR (Hand made in Slovenia)
  • III. Prize – 80 EUR + Angelini Mallets Century Pack EVO Mallet pack in the value of 200 EUR (Hand made in Italy)

2nd Category

  • I. Prize – 180 EUR + MANIC DRUM® Custom made Snare Drum value of 500 EUR (Hand made in Slovenia) + audio recording of programme up to 20 minutes in Studio FONO (Ljubljana) in the value of 200 EUR
  • II. Prize – 140 EUR + DP cajon in the value of 350 EUR (Hand made in Slovenia)
  • III. Prize – 100 EUR + Angelini Mallets Century Pack EVO Mallet pack in the value of 200 EUR (Hand made in Italy)

3rd Category

  • I. Prize – 220 EUR + MANIC DRUM® Custom made Snare Drum in the value of 500 EUR (Hand made in Slovenia) + audio recording of programme up to 30 minutes in Studio FONO (Ljubljana) in the value of 300 EUR
  • II. Prize – 180 EUR + DP cajon in the value of 350 EUR (Hand made in Slovenia)
  • III. Prize – 140 EUR + Angelini Mallets Century Pack EVO Mallet pack in the value of 200 EUR (Hand made in Italy)

In each category, one participant is selected to receive the prize for the best performed snare drum SOLO piece in their category, regardless overall points achieved or final result. In addition to the plaque or the award, recipient receives a practical gift.

The jury selects the most promising young percussionist from all the contestants. In addition to the plaque or the award, the most promising young percussionist awardee receives a hand-made cajon (kahon) from a young Slovenian family-owned company »DP Cajon« in the value of 350 EUR.

SCHEDULE

»1st International Percussion Competition BOLERO« will be held between May 18 and May 22, 2020 at the premises of Private Music School »Melodija, Zasebna glasbena šola Muta d.o.o.«, in the small town of Slovenian Carinthia, Muta. The official schedule of the competition will be published here and on the other online platforms used by organizer (Facebook, Instagram), no later than May 1st, 2020.

Competitors will be notified/informed about the exact schedule and course of the competition via e-mail. Participants of the competition will perform in alphabetical order within the category to which they applied, based on the list of registered competitors from the initial letter of the surname “A”.

RESULTS

According to the results of the Jury members, the average is calculated, based on which awards, plaques or awards are given to the participants of the competition. The results of the Jury are final and are published here and on the other online platforms used by the organizer (Facebook, Instagram), as well as on the board at the at the premises of The Private Music School »Melodija, Zasebna glasbena šola Muta d.o.o.«.

Plaques and prizes will be awarded at the awards ceremony, in the evening on the day of the competition, when the individual category or several categories are completed, depending on the number of participants of the competition.

OUR PHILOSOPHY

»1st International Percussion Competition BOLERO« is organized in the effort to encourage young percussionists to deepen their musical and artistic activities, regardless of their current position in comparison with their peers. For this reason, the assessment points achieved by each individual and the exact order of the competitors for a certain category (with the exception of winning an award in each category) will not be published. This type of public results announcement maintains the transparency of the competition, and at the same time positively protects the lower placed participants of the competition. 

APPLICATION

Application to »1st International Percussion Competition BOLERO« is only possible through the application form published below.

To apply, please fill in the application by April 10, 2020 at the latest.

Along with the electronic application form the participants must also submit a scan or copy of the below listed documents through the official webpage of the organization (PDF):

1. ID card of the participant of the competition, together with the handwritten signatures of the competitor and the parents or. guardians;
2. Payment Confirmation of the application fee;
3. Complete scores of the competition programme*.

*For pieces that are to be accompanied by the piano the participant must submit copies of the piano scores from which the percussion part must be visible, or submit piano and percussion scores copies separately.

Application fee per category:

• 1st Category – € 60.00
• 2nd Category – € 70.00
• 3rd Category – € 80.00

The application fee shall be paid via bank transfer, no later than 10th of April 2020.

 

For payment, please use the following details:

Beneficiary’s name and address: 

AIDA, Andraž Likar s.p.

Flisova ulica 3

2366 Muta

Slovenia

Name of bank: INTESA SANPAOLO

IBAN number: SI56 101000058274879

Swift/BIC code: BAKOSI2X

The bank transfer must include: NAME of the competitor and the CATEGORY to which the competitor is applying. (Example: Andraz Likar, 1st Category)

 

*The possible cost of a bank transfer is not included in the cost of the application fee.              

 

APPLY NOW

Application to »1st International Percussion Competition BOLERO« is only possible through the application form below.

Along with the application form the participants must also submit a scan or copy of the Scores, ID card (with signatures) and Payment Confirmation in PDF.

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To apply, please fill in the application carefully by April 10, 2020 at the latest.

*Your Name and Surname
*Date of birth
*Caretakers (Full Name)
*Home adress (Street, Postal Code, City, Country)
*Nationality
*Your e-mail
*Phone number
*Music school
*Piano accompaniment
*Professor/Mentor
*Professors'/Mentors' e-mail
*Category (choose)


*Programme
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CONTACT

Melodija, Zasebna glasbena šola Muta d.o.o.

Cankarjeva ulica 6

2366 Muta

e-mail: bolero.competition@gmail.com

tel.: +386 40 471 302

(Andraž Likar, Head of the competition)

For any additional questions or information we are available to assist every day during our office hours between 9.00 and 19.00.

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