FIMValencia® 2019

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1st YOUNG MUSICIANS COMPETITION FIMVALENCIA

String instruments

(open competition)

COMPETITION DETAILS

 

After two years of the International Music Festival of Valencia, and in light of the important place of music in the life of the Valencia Region, FIMValencia decided to inaugurate the First Young Musician Competition for string instruments.

 

The goal of this competition is to display the progress that the students achieved during the week of the FIMValencia program. The competition will give an opportunity for the winners of each category to play as a soloist with the string orchestra of the IV FIMValencia 2020.

 

1.  PARTICIPANTS:

This competition is open for all students and non-students of the Festival. We highly recommend to the musicians interested in the competition to register for the lesson program in order to prepare themselves for the competition.

 

All students of violin, viola, violoncello and double bass who were born after 2001 are accepted.

 (In each category all the instruments will compete together).

 

2. CATEGORIES AND PRIZES:

Musical Category: Soloist

 

AGE CATEGORIES:

 

  • D Category / Born in 2007 or later.

  • C Category / Born in 2006 and 2005

  • B Category / Born in 2004 and 2003

  • A Category / Born in 2002 and 2001

 

Prizes

Every participant will get an OFFICIAL DIPLOMA of participation.

The Prizes will be given on the same day of the competition and will be announced on Facebook, Instagram and on our website.

 

There will be 9 prizes (2 prizes for each category)

 

  • D Category:

    • 1º Prize: 45€* and a “Winner's Diploma”

    • 2º Prize: “Young Talent Diploma”

  • C Category:

    • 1º Prize: 60€* and a “Winner's Diploma”

    • 2º Prize: “Young Talent Diploma”

  •  B Category:

    • 1º Prize: 70€* and a “Winner's Diploma”

    • 2º Prize: “Young Talent Diploma”

  • A Category:

    • 1º Prize: 85€* and a “Winner's Diploma”

    • 2º Prize: “Young Talent Diploma”

 

SPECIAL PRIZE:

DIPLOMA for the best young musician of the Ist COMPETITION FIMVALENCIA 2019.

 

The winner will have the opportunity to play as a soloist with the string orchestra of FIMValencia 2020.

 

*The prizes will be coupons to spend in the shops “Música Simfònic and Piles”.

 

3. ONLINE REGISTRATION

The price of the registration for the competition is 25€.

 

The registration will be open between 15th april and 25th june. On the 28th June we will publish the list of all the candidates to the competition on our website.

 

4. REPERTOIRE AND COMPETITION STAGES

The choice of repertoire will be totally free.

 

At 9.45 a lottery will take place to determine the order of performance of the players in each age category. The D-Category will be the first to perform.

 

The performance of each candidate will not be longer than 10 minutes.

 

It is mandatory on the day of the competition for each candidate to bring 3 copies of the composition notes for the judges.  The copies have to be handed to the management before the lottery, with the name and instrument of the aspirant.

 

There will not be an audio system for pre- recorded accompaniment, but each candidate  is allowed to bring it himself if needed .

 

The management will provide a clavinova keyboard on stage, if someone needs it.

 

The program will not provide a pianist, but you can bring  your own to the competition.

 

The performance schedule for the different categories will be announced on the 28th June.

 

5. DATE AND PLACE OF THE COMPETITION

Sunday 7th of July of 2019 at 10.00

 

Teatro del “Centro Cultural El Casino” de Quart de Poblet (Calle Joanot Martorell, 13, 46930).

  

All candidates of the D and C categories have to be present at 9:30. The candidates of the B and A categories will perform in the afternoon.

 

The detail information about the specific time schedule will be given on the 28th June.

 

Thanks to the “Agrupación Musical L’Amistat”, the candidates will be provided with practice rooms to warm up at the same building, 2º floor - “Sala Ana Belén”.

 

The performances will take place at the “Teatro del Casino” starting at 10:00.

 

6. JUDGES

The panel of judges will be comprised of known professional musicians and a secretary (non- voting). The judges can stop the performance of the candidates at any time if they think is needed and the prizes may not be awarded if the level is not deemed good enough.

 

7. CONDITIONS

At least 3 candidates for each category.

 

The management has the right to cancel the competition in case the total of candidates is lower than 20.