International String Competition in Thailand 2014
   

THE 3rd THAILAND INTERNATIONAL STRING COMPETITION 2014
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Deadline for application and DVD : 15 August 2014
Venue : Siam Ratchada Music Auditorium by MRT Rama 9 station
Email : mongkolchayasirisobhon@gmail.com
http://www.dmmusic.org/
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Contents
Contents .......................................................................................................................................................... 1
OBJECTIVES ...................................................................................................................................................... 2
CATEGORIES .................................................................................................................................................... 3
DATE & VENUE ................................................................................................................................................. 4
REPERTOIRES REQUIREMENTS & PERFORMANCE ............................................................................................ 5
DVD round for both Group A, B and C ............................................................................................................... 5
Group A (18-24 years and below)..................................................................................................................... 6
VIOLIN ................................................................................................................................................................ 6
Semifinal for Violin / group A (Max. 20 mins) ................................................................................................ 6
Final for Violin / group A ................................................................................................................................ 6
VIOLA .................................................................................................................................................................. 6
Semifinal for Viola / group A (Max. 20 mins) ................................................................................................. 6
Final for Viola / group A (Max. 30 Mins) ........................................................................................................ 6
CELLO .................................................................................................................................................................. 7
Semifinal for Cello / group A (Max. 20 mins.) ................................................................................................ 7
Final for Cello / group A ................................................................................................................................. 7
Group B (17 years and below) .......................................................................................................................... 8
VIOLIN ................................................................................................................................................................ 8
Semifinal for Violin group B (Max. 20 mins) .................................................................................................. 8
Final for Violin/ group B ................................................................................................................................. 8
VIOLA .................................................................................................................................................................. 8
Semifinal for Viola / group B (Max. 20 mins) ................................................................................................. 8
Final for Viola / group B ................................................................................................................................. 8
CELLO .................................................................................................................................................................. 8
Semifinal for Cello / group B .......................................................................................................................... 8
Final for Cello / group B ................................................................................................................................. 8
Group C (Violin, Viola and Cello) ...................................................................................................................... 9
Age Group: 8-12 and under ................................................................................................................................ 9
Semi-final round ............................................................................................................................................ 9
Final round (10-12 minutes) ......................................................................................................................... 9
ENTRY PROCEDURES ...................................................................................................................................... 10
CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION ................................................................................................................... 11
AWARDS ........................................................................................................................................................ 12
Certificates .................................................................................................................................................... 13
TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATIONS ................................................................................................................. 14
2014 RULES & REGULATIONS ......................................................................................................................... 15
ADJUDICATION .............................................................................................................................................. 16
Application Form The 3rd Thailand International String Competition 2014 ................................................... 17
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OBJECTIVES
International Competition is an educational opportunity and is committed to equal rights, equal opportunities. The competition, all programmes and the competition are conducted without regard to race, gender, national origin, height, weight, personal attitude and religion.
The competition's goal is to make a serious contribution to music life and encourage young pianists from all Asian countries and the world.
To develop and identify potential international music talents.
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CATEGORIES
The competition is divided into three categories
Group A : Age 24 and below for String Concerto Competition
Group B : Age 17 and below for String Sonata Competition
Group C : Age 12 and below for String Classical repertoires
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DATE & VENUE
Deadline for application and DVD round: 15 August 2014
Venue: Siam Ratchada Music Auditorium on Ratchadapisek Road by MRT Rama 9 Station
Semi-Finals: September 28-29, 2014 for Group A, B and C
Finals: September 30 , 2014 at Siam Ratchada Music Auditorium
Master class: On October 1, 2014 offers for free to all prize winners and observers are welcome
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REPERTOIRES REQUIREMENTS & PERFORMANCE
DVD round for both Group A, B and C
All participants must prepare ONE FIRST MOVEMENT only of the followings:
Pre-selection round ( DVD recording) for Group A ( 24 years and below) and Group B ( 17 years and below )
The length must not exceed 10 minutes for both Group A and B and submit to the organizer by good quality DVD
Violin : One movement of Violin Sonata of candidate's choice
Viola : One movement of Viola Sonata of candidate's choices
Cello : One movement of Cello Sonata of candidate's choice
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Group A (18-24 years and below)
VIOLIN
Semifinal for Violin / group A (Max. 20 mins)
Part I : J.S. Bach
Two movements from one of the Sonatas and Partitas for Violin solo BWV 1001-1006
Part II : Romantic composers
A sonata of candidate's choices ( Two movements only )
Final for Violin / group A
A Concerto of candidate’s choices ( complete) by one of the following composers - Tchaikovsky, - Mendelssohn, - Brahms, - Beethoven, -Stravinsky, - Prokofiev or Glazunov
or one of the following Concertos w. Cadenza by W.A. Mozart:
Bb major, K.207, -G major, K.216, -D major, K.218. -A major, K.219
VIOLA
Semifinal for Viola / group A (Max. 20 mins)
Part I : J.S. Bach
Two contrasting movements from either:
• Sonatas and Partitas for Violin solo WV 1001-1006 or
• Suites for Cello solo WV 1007-1012
Part II: Important 20th century piece for Viola solo or for Viola and Piano, performed in its entirety or one movement, or a fragment. (10-15mins.)
Final for Viola / group A (Max. 30 Mins)
Part I : One movement from one of the following works
- Paul Hindemith
- Sonata for Solo Viola, Op. 11 No. 5 (1919)
- Sonata for Solo Viola, Op. 25 No. 1 (1922)
- Sonata for Solo Viola, Op. 31 No. 4 (1923)
or one of the following composers :
- Brahms :1st and 2nd movement from one of the Sonatas for Viola and Piano Op.120
- Schumann: Adagio and Allegro Op. 70
- Schumann :Two pieces from the Fairy tales Op. 113
- Schubert : "Arpeggione" viola sonata 1st movement (viola & piano)
Part II : 1st and 3rd movements only
- Bach, J.C. Concerto in C
- Hoffmeister, F.A. Concerto D Major
- Stamitz,C. Concerto No. 1 for Viola in D Major
- Bloch – Suite for Viola and Orchestra
- Hummel – Fantasia on a Theme by Mozart
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CELLO
Semifinal for Cello / group A (Max. 20 mins.)
Part I : J.S. Bach
Two contrasting movements" From J.S. Bach's cello suites no. 4-6
Part II : 1st & 3rd movement of a sonata by Beethoven, Haydn , Brahms, Shostakovich, Schubert, Rachmaninov, Debussy, Faure or Chopin
Final for Cello / group A
A complete concerto of competitor's choice
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Group B (17 years and below)
VIOLIN
Semifinal for Violin group B (Max. 20 mins)
Part I: J.S. Bach
Two movements of Partitas from one of the Sonatas and Partitas for Violin solo BWV 1001-1006
Part II : A sonata of candidate's choices ( Two movements only )
Final for Violin/ group B
A Concerto of candidate’s choices by one of the following composers:
o Mendelssohn ( 1 & 2 movements only) or Bruch ( 1 & 2 movements only )
o Or - One of the following Concertos: 2 movements w. Cadenza by W.A. Mozart -G major, K.216 , -D major, K.218 , -A major, K.219
o It is recommended that urtext editions are used for all works. Bach's work and the concerto have to be performed from memory.
VIOLA
Semifinal for Viola / group B (Max. 20 mins)
Part I : J. S. Bach
Two contrasting movements from either:
- Sonatas and Partitas for Violin solo WV 1001-1006 or
- Suites for Cello solo WV 1007-1012
Part II : Important 20th century piece for Viola solo or for Viola and Piano, performed in its entirety, or one movement, or a fragment. (10-15 mins)
Final for Viola / group B
One complete concerto w. cadenza as listed below:
J. A. Benda – Concerto for Viola in F Major
Hoffmeister – Concerto for Viola in D Major
Stamitz – Concerto No. 1 for Viola in D Major
Stamitz – Concerto No. 2 for Viola in B flat/A Major
Stamitz – Concerto No. 3 for Viola in A MajorCELLO
CELLO
Semifinal for Cello / group B
Part I : J.S. Bach Two contrasting movements from J.S. Bach's cello suites no. 1-3
Part II : -A short virtuoso piece (8-10 minutes)
Final for Cello / group B
A complete sonata of competitor's choice
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Group C (Violin, Viola and Cello)
Age Group: 8-12 and under
Semi-final round
Free choice of repertoires with max. Duration: 8 min.
Final round (10-12 minutes)
Competitors to play two contrasting pieces of own choice.
Suggested graded pieces to be chosen from any of the approved examination boards
(ABRSM, Trinity College, London College or AMEB). MUST be from the 5th Grade up from group A or B but not to exceed 10-12 minutes.
OR
10-12 minutes:
Only two (2) contrasting works from two (2) of the musical periods listed below.
Multi-movement works are acceptable as one piece.
BAROQUE
CLASSICAL
ROMANTIC
IMPRESSIONISTIC
20th/21st CENTURY
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ENTRY PROCEDURES
Each entry must reach D&M Music Studio by 15th August 2014 at 6 pm. for the following documents:
Complete application form
Photocopy of birth certificate
Photocopy of music piece
Registration fee
o Applications received after the date will not be considered
o Changes of the submitted programme must be notified in writing to the organizer no later than 31 August 2014. Amendments submitted after this date will not be considered.
o Registration fees must be submitted together with each entry. Please make cheque payable to D & M Music Studio. The registration for the respective categories both are 4,000 baht and call for pick up or for oversea participant .He or she must send or transfer USD.135 by Western Union along with DVD to the address as listed below.
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CONDITIONS OF PARTICIPATION
1. The registration fee is not refundable
2. Acceptance of entries will be confirmed within one week by return email or telephone call.
3. The organizer will decide the participants’ order of appearance
4. The organizer reserves the right to disqualify participants who arrive later than the scheduled time assigned to them for the competition
5. The organizer will not be responsible for any on-site practice arrangement
6. Winners’ concert and prize award ceremony will be scheduled within that week
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AWARDS
The top three winners of each categories will receive memorable trophies , certificates and cash prizes as follows:
Cash prizes for Group A
o 1st prize 25,000 Baht
o 2nd prize 15,000 Baht
o 3rd prize 10,000 Baht
Cash prizes for Group B
o 1st prize 20,000 Baht
o 2nd prize 15,000 Baht
o 3rd prize 10,000 Baht
Cash prizes for Group C
o 1st prize 10,000 Baht
o 2nd prize 8,000 Baht
o 3rd prize 6,000 Baht
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Certificates
Certificate of Distinction Awarded to 1st prize winner
Certificate of Merit Awarded to all finalists at winners’ concert on September 30th, 2014
Certificate of Participants Awarded to all participants after the semi-final rounds
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TRAVEL AND ACCOMMODATIONS
1. Contestants accepted to the competition are responsible for their travel arrangements and expenses to and from the competition venue.
2. Contestants will be provided with their own accommodations during the time period of the Competition, Family members can make their own reservations to stay at their expense.
3. Contestants participating in the Competition under the age of 18, must be accompanied by a parent or guardian.
4. All contestants should arrive in Bangkok, no later than September 27, 2014. This allows for travel fatigue or jet-lag.
5. Applicants requiring visas should consult the nearest Thai Embassy or Consulate for advice.
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2014 RULES & REGULATIONS
A. ELIGIBILITY:
Group A for 24 years and under
Group B for 17 years and under
1. All performances are to be from memory.
2. Submit a DVD not more than 10 minutes.
3. The repeat should not be played
4. The competition is open to all nationalities and those who are residents of Thailand whose ages 24 and under for Group A candidates and whose Ages 17 and under for Group B candidates.
5. All participants are required to be neat and appropriately dressed for the competition
6. All rounds of the competition will be open to the public.
7. Questions on any aspect of the competition may be submitted by e-mail to the attention of Khun Mongkol @ mongkolchayasirisobhon@gmail.com
8. Supporting materials:
Proof of age (photocopy of birth certificate DO NOT SEND ORIGINALS)
For international applicants outside Thailand. A non-refundable application fee of 4,000 Baht or equivalent to about USD.135 (for each category entered) made payable to D & M Music Studio
All documents and DVD must be delivered by EMS to :
Attn: Mr. Mongkol Chayasirisobhon
International String Competition 2014
D & M Music Studio
C/O: 467 Soi Mahadthai 2 Ladprao Road 130
Bangkapi, Bangkok 10240, Thailand
Please call khun Mongkol at 081-682-8000 or emails to mongkolchayasirisobhon@gmail.com
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ADJUDICATION
The adjudicating panel will judge the performances under the set rules of the competition
The 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners of all categories will be determined at the Final.
Three international academic adjudicators are invited to be the judges for both semi-finals and finals.
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