INSTRUMENTS COMPETITION RULES & REGULATIONS

As the competition is online, participants are required to perform within their relevant age group and video-record their performance.

Please note that professional musicians are excluded from this competition.

REPERTOIRE

  • Young musicians categories (6-10 years old) have a choice of a free program not longer than 3 minutes.

  • Junior musicians categories (11-14 years old) have a choice of a free program not longer than 6 minutes.

  • Intermediate musicians categories (15-17 years old) and Adult (18 +)have a choice of a free program not longer than 10 minutes.

 

All the candidates have a choice of a free program performed from memory.

 

Each contestant can participate with one solo performance per instrument.

 

PERFORMANCE CLARIFICATIONS

  1. Professional musicians are excluded from this competition.

  2. Accompanying music instruments are ALLOWED and must also be a live performance. Play-back performance or music is not allowed and if noticed, the respective participant will be DISQUALIFIED.

  3. The video recording should be in a good quality format and the performance should be LIVE during the recording. Studio recordings, and recorded performances (i.e. TV shows) are not allowed.

  4. The performance will have to be recorded in a video format as the jury will want to hear and see the participants’ performance.

  5. The video recording should be within the last 6 months (older video recordings will be disqualified).

  6. The editing during the performance is NOT ALLOWED and if noticed the video will be disqualified.

  7. Applicable to all participants: any performance with offensive or violent expressions will not be allowed and will be immediately DISQUALIFIED from the competition.

  8. Please note that the Judges’ comments will not be visible.

We wish to give all participants equal opportunities, therefore we opt for the simplest recording without any sort of editing. 

 

TIPS FOR VIDEO RECORDING

1. Video has to be recorded in HORIZONTAL camera mode as follows:  

2. Any Video device is accepted.