25 September - 1 October 2020 Online

Director:  Olga Ledneva

Application Form

  until 24 September 2020

International Grand Music Competition
Moscow, Russia

Purposes:

The main purpose of the competition is to present teacher and student work within an academic year at the original world competition by means of the Internet.

To hold the online ​​INTERNATIONAL GRAND MUSIC COMPETITION is a really actual idea. It attracts new technologies, gives an incentive to musicians of all ages to enhancement and creation!

By material and geographical reasons not everyone can afford to participate in the International Competition, and our competition gives them such a chance!  After all there are so many talented musicians in the world.

The competition is dedicated to the international day of music.

Founders and organizers:
ANO Center of Culture and Arts "Grand", Moscow city
Partner European Association of Folklore Festivals-ICH Partner of UNESCO

Conditions of participation:

Date of the contest 01.10.2020. It is online competition. Participants should send two videos (of their perfomances) by e-mail, or a link to a video in YouTube or Yandex disk. It is allowed to send one link to both compositions or two different links to each composition.

Nominations:

1. Piano
2. Folk instruments (guitar, house, balalaika, accordion, harp).
3. Stringed bow instruments  (viola, violin, cello, counterbass, harp)
4. Woodwind and brass instruments (flute, saxophone, horn, bassoon, clarinet, oboe, percussion instrument).
5. Academic and folk vocals 
6. Chamber ensembles 
7. Orchestras
8. Choirs

Age groups:  

I. First group: 7-9 years old;     
II. Second group: 10-12 years old;
III. Third group: 13-15 years old;
IV. Fourth group: 16-20 years old;
V. Fifth group: profi musicians           

Specifications:

The competition is held in one round. The participants must perform the program specified in the application. Unlike other competitions, when the huge musical energy, work and efforts of students and teachers ends in almost a few minutes and after that is forgotten, this very competition provides you with the unique opportunity for the millionth Internet audience from all over the world to listen to the participant’s performance an unlimited number of times. We are sure that the competition will expand and attract more and more talents and inspire professional and spiritual growth.

Program requirements for instrumentalists:

Soloists - 1-2 pieces
Ensembles - 2 pieces
Orchestras (wind pieces, folk, chamber, symphonic) - 2-3 pieces
Choirs - 2-3 pieces

Jury, procedure:

The jury is composed of specialists in the field of culture and art: honored cultural workers, leading teachers of educational institutions, famous artists, composers, musicians. The composition of the jury can insignificantly varied for reasons beyond the control of the Organizing Committee.

The participants’ performances are evaluated according to a 100-point system. The decision of the jury is final and not subject to change. The results are announced in 5 days after the competition and sent to all participants by e-mail.

Evaluation criteria: instrument possession degree, intonation and musical tune purity, repertoire complexity and arrangement, dynamic palette of sound possession, musicality, artistry, art interpretation of a musical composition, creative personality for individual performers.

Awards:

In each nomination and age group the winners will be awarded:
  • Laureate I (Golden Diploma) is awarded to the participant who scored at least 90, oo / 100 points
  • Laureate II (Silver Diploma) is awarded to the participant who scored at least 80, oo points
  • Laureate III (Bronze Diploma) is awarded to the participant who scored at least 70, oo points
  • Diplomant (Copper diploma) is awarded to the participant who scored at least 60 points
The number of diplomas of the laureates is not limited.

The participants’ evaluation is based on the average score of the jury members.

GRAND PRIX - Soloist, duet or ensemble, laureate of the first degree, who scored the most points in the competition nomination, receives a diploma Grand Music Champion of the World.

Participation fee:

Online participation is by video.
  • Solo - 25 Euro
  • Ensembles (from 2 to 10 people) - 30 Euro per team
  • Choirs, orchestras, groups (from 10 people) - 35 Euro per team

Jury:

Wind instruments:
Nikolay Popov, Russia – Soloist of the Bolshoi Theater Orchestra of Russia, flutist, saxophonist, arranger and composer, professor of MGIM named after A. G. Schnittke.

Dmitriy Tagan, Mongoliya – Saxophonist, international competitions laureate.

Piano:
Pablo Miró, México – Pianist & Chamber music Teacher Pianist from Trío Ruiz Miró.

Vagner Mery, Hanover, Germany – Pianist, music school director.

Stringed instruments:
Pavel Minev, Bulgaria – “Modern Paganini”, included in the world top list of outstanding artists “Great Artists - Musical World”.

Ksenia Zharko, Russia – The Moscow Operetta Theater Conductor, The Globalis Chamber Orchestra conductor, The State Academic Bolshoi Theater of Russia conductor - trainee, the State Concert conductor.

Folk instruments:
Ledeniv Andriy, Russia – Honored Worker of Culture of the Russian Federation, folk instruments, professor of MGIM named after Schnittke.

Nguyen Tai Hung, Hanoi, Vietnam – Vietnam National Academy of Music, a voting member of The Confederation Internationale des Accodeonistes (CIA) since 2003.

Vocal:
Luca Lattanzio, Itallia – Tenor composer songwriter.

Shutova Marina, Russia – Honored Artist of Russia, prima of the Bolshoi Theater, solo opera and chamber singing GMPI named after M.M. Ippolitov-Ivanov.

Any group willing to participate must submit an Application form.

Application Form     until 24 September 2020

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