The Sixth International Competition of the Moscow Conservatory for Winds & Percussion
The Sixth International Competition
of the Moscow Conservatory
for Winds and Percussion
- tenor trombone
Moscow, 1 - 8, November 2014
1 November, Saturday
12:00 The Draw — The Great Hall Building: Room 210
19:00 The Opening Ceremony. Concert of the laureates and jury members of former competitions — Building 3: the Rachmaninoff Hall
2 November, Sunday — Building 3: The Rachmaninoff Hall
11:00–17:00 Auditions of the First Round: bassoonists
3 November, Monday — Building 3: The Rachmaninoff Hall
11:00–17:00 Auditions of the First Round: trombonists
4 November, Tuesday — Building 3: The Rachmaninoff Hall
10:00–14:00 Auditions of the First Round: trombonists
14:00–17:00 Auditions of the Second Round: bassoonists
5 November, Wednesday — Building 3: The Rachmaninoff Hall
11:00–17:00 Auditions of the Second Round: trombonists
6 November, Thursday — The Great Hall Building: Room 8п
10:00–14:00 The Third Round, rehearsal with the orchestra: trombonists
14:00–18:00 The Third Round, rehearsal with the orchestra: bassoonists
7 November, Friday — The Great Hall
09:00–11:00 The Third Round, acoustic rehearsal with the orchestra: trombonists
11:00–14:00 Auditions of the Third Round: trombonists
8 November, Saturday — The Great Hall
09:00–11:00 The Third Round, acoustic rehearsal with the orchestra: bassoonists
11:00–14:00 Auditions of the Third Round: bassoonists
17:00–19:00 Acoustic rehearsals with the orchestra
19:00 The Awarding Ceremony. Concert of the Laureates of the Sixth Competition
The Organizing Committee reserves the right to amend the schedule of the Competition.
The participants of the First Round:
1. Anastasia Batrakova (Russia)
2. Egor Galyshev (Russia)
3. Ilya Ganichev (Russia)
4. Joanna Gankarz (Poland)
5. Yulia Gorbatkova (Russia)
6. Olga Ivkina (Sycheva) (Russia)
7. Ilya Karmanov (Russia)
8. Vladislav Odintsov (Russia)
9. Danila Savenkov (Russia)
10. Taras Sambir (Russia)
11. Ivan Staragin (Russia)
12. Andrey Shamidanov (Russia)
13. Bogdan Shevchenko (Ukraine)
1. Andrey Andresyuk (Russia)
2. Andrey Bogdanov (Russia)
3. Ohi Daisuke (Japan)
4. Rodion Gibazov (Russia)
5. Heng Chang (China)
6. Nikita Kazakov (Russia)
7. Ildar Khamidullin (Russia)
8. Sergey Koryavichev (Russia)
9. Vladislav Kukin (Ukraine)
10. Alexey Marinin (Russia)
11. Thomas Märzendorfer (Austria)
12. Igor Mokrenko (Russia)
13. Evgeny Mor (Russia)
14. Martinas Olyaka (Russia)
15. Sergey Ostafiychuk (Ukraine)
16. Alexander Polozov (Russia)
17. Danil Rakin (Russia)
18. Konstantin Shemetov (Russia)
19. Nikolaus Singhania (Austria)
20. Maxim Starshinov (Russia)
21. Sergey Syrokhvatov (Russia)
22. Imamura Takeshi (Japan)
23. Nikolay Valkov (Russia)
24. Evgeny Valovoy (Russia)
25. Mikhail Vinnitsky (Russia)
26. Mikhail Volkov (Russia)
27. Greg Vull (Israel)
28. Alexey Yaroshenko (Russia)
29. Gleb Zhukov (Russia)
30. Mikhail Zhuravkov (Russia)
The Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory announces “The Sixth International Competition of the Moscow Conservatory for Winds and Percussion” that will be held on 1st — 8th November 2014 in categories “Bassoon” and “Tenor trombone”.
The Competition is to be held once a year in two out of ten categories — nine wind ones and one percussion. So, each category takes part in the Competition once in five years:
- 2014 / bassoon, tenor trombone
- 2015 / oboe, French horn
- 2016 / clarinet, trumpet
- 2017 / flute, tuba
- 2018 / percussion, woodwind quintet
Chairman of the Organizing Committee
Alexander Sokolov — rector of the Moscow Conservatory, Laureate of the State Prize, Honored Artist of the Russian Federation, Professor, Ph. D. (Doctor of Musicology)
Artistic Director of the Competition, vice-chairman of the Organizing Committee
Valery Popov — Head of the Woodwinds and Percussion Department of the Moscow Conservatory, People’s Artist of Russia, Professor.
Members of the Organizing Committee:
- Larisa Slutskaya — Vice Rector for the Educational Process, Honored Worker of Arts of Russia, Ph. D. (Candidate of Musicology), Professor
- Alexander Bonduryansky — Vice Rector for the Teaching Unions, People’s artist of Russia, Laureate of the Moscow Prize in Literature and Arts, Ph. D. (Candidate of Musicology), Professor.
- Konstantin Zenkin — Vice Rector for Science, Ph. D. (Doctor of Musicology), Professor
- Sergey Rozanov — Vice Rector for the Administrative management of the Moscow Conservatory, Honored Builder of Russia.
- Natalya Kobets — Head of the Accounting Administration of the Moscow Conservatory, Chief Accountant
- Vitaly Katkov — Director of the Art Department, Honored Worker of Arts of Russia
- Vladimir Ivanov — Dean of the Orchestra Faculty of the Moscow Conservatory, People’s Artist of Russia, Laureate of the Moscow Prize, Professor
- Vladimir Sukhanov — Director of the International Cooperation Department, Honored Art Worker of Russia, Professor
- Margarita Karatygina — Head of the Office for International Cooperation Programs, Candidate of Musicology, Associate Professor
- Ksenia Bonduryanskaya — Head of the Administration for Educational and Creative Programs
- Vitali Gavrouc — Chief of the Office for Festivals, Competitions and Special Events
- Sergey Baronov — Chief of the Design-bureau of the Moscow Conservatory
- Irina Gorkova — Head of the PR Department of the Moscow Conservatory
- Alexander Shlyakhov — Editor of the Office for Festivals, Competitions and Special Events
- Nelly Souslova — Manager at the Office for Festivals, Competitions and Special Events, Executive Secretary of the Organizing Committee
- Chairman — Vladimir Ivanov (Russia)
- Mikhail Urman (Russia)
- Milan Turkovic (Serbia)
- Martin Kuuskmann (USA/Estonia)
- Yoshiyuki Ishikawa (Japan)
Category «Tenor trombone»
- Chairman — Konstantin Zenkin (Russia)
- Viktor Batashev (Russia)
- Joseph Alessi (USA)
- Michael Massong (Denmark)
- Otmar Gaiswinkler (Austria)
Aims of the Competition
- To raise prestige of the winds and percussion instruments;
- To make playing wind instruments more attractive to the wide audience
- To encourage young people to play wind and percussion instruments
- To pay more attention to professional training of musicians who perform on winds and percussion
- To search for the most talented young musicians, to support and stimulate their professional skill
- To provide the conditions for artistic cultural exchange, to enhance the artistic development and to improve the professional skills of the participants of the Competition
The Competition is open to participants of all nationalities born between November 2nd, 1981 and November 1st, 1998
The winners of any international or national competitions are not exempted from participation in the First Round
The deadline for applications is extended to September 20th, 2014
The filled-out application form must be supplemented with the scans of the following documents:
- passport pages with photo and bearer signature (participants from Russia should attach also the page with the residence registration)
- document or diploma proving contestant's musical education level (copy)
- a short curriculum vitae – date and place of birth, educational institution (actual or graduated), year of studies, name of the teachers, previous competitions (year, country, city and award), any other important information
- one digital portrait-type professional photo – not less than 2MB (resolution 300 dpi, accepted formats – jpg, bmp, tiff, png)
- ITIN (Individual Tax Identification Number) and PIC (Pension Insurance Certificate) – required from Russian participants only
- a receipt of the paid entrance fee
- a Permission for personal data processing (a scanned document in a free mode with personal signature)
All the documents and photos should be sent by e-mail: email@example.com.
No changes to the program indicated in the form are allowed after the deadline for the applications.
The Organizing Committee has the right to reject the improper or incomplete applications.
- a non-refundable application fee is:
for participants from Russia: 3000 (three thousand) Russian Rublesfor participants from abroad: an equivalent of 3000 (three thousand) Russian Rubles paid in EUR or USD according to the rate of the Central Bank of Russia at the day of payment
The bank account details for the money transfer:
The Conservatory’s US Dollar Account
Beneficiary Customer: Moscow P. I. Tchaikovsky Conservatory (university)
Adres: 13/6 Bolshaya Nikitskaya Ulitsa. Moscow. RU
Beneficiary Bank: Sberbank. Moscow. RU
Correspondent Bank: The Bank of New York. USA
The Conservatory’s Euro Account
Correspondent Bank: Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt-am-Main
Beneficiary Bank: Sberbank of Russia, Moscow
SWIFT: SABR RU MM
Beneficiary Customer: Moscow State Conservatoire named after P. I. Tchaikovsky
Adres: 13/6 Bolshaya Nikitskaya Ulitsa
Account No.: 40503978538111000266
- The auditions are held publicly, consist of three rounds and take place at the Rachmaninov (I and II Rounds) and Great (Final Round) Halls of the Moscow Conservatory.
- The order of the participants’ performances will be defined by draw of lots and remain valid through all the competition. The participants are required to attend the drawing of lots procedure and the Informational meeting on November 1st, 2014.
- The order within the program is on contestants choice.
- A rehearsal prior to each Round is reserved for each contestant.
- A need of an accompanist granted by the Moscow Conservatory should be indicated in the Application form. Accompanists will be granted by the Organizing Committee free of charge.
- Jury has the right to shorten or stop the contestant performance if there is a consent of all the members of the jury.
- Not more than 50% of the submitted participants will be allowed to the second round. Not more than 5 (five) participants will be allowed to the final round.
- After the second round the Jury decides on the award for the best accompanist of the Competition – one for each category.
- The participants of the Final Round will be provided with a rehearsal with the orchestra
- The results will be announced immediately after each round.
- The Organizing Committee of the Competition announces the following prizes for both categories:
First prize — 150 000 rubles and the title of the Laureate of the Competition
Second prize — 100 000 rubles and the title of the Laureate of the Competition
Third prize — 50 000 rubles and the title of the Laureate of the Competition
- All monetary prizes will be paid in Russian Rubles withholding the taxes applicable on the territory of the Russian Federation.
Special prize in Bassoon category: a Bassoon granted by Bernd Moosmann Company
Special prize in Tenor Trombone category: a Tenor Trombone Conn 36H manufactured by Conn Selmer Company
Additional special prizes may be awarded with the approval of the Organizing Committee to the participants of the second and third rounds by governmental, non-governmental or commercial organizations, foundations, artistic unions, mass media and private individuals.
- The Jury has the right:
- not to award all the prizes;
- to share the awards among the participants of the third round except the first prize;
- The decisions of the Jury are final and cannot be contested.
- The best accompanists in each category will receive a diploma and a money prize of 50000 Russian Rubles.
- The participants of the Competition do not receive any fee for their performance at the Competition or for any later utilization of the recordings and broadcasts of these performances.
- The Organizing Committee of the Competition keeps the exclusive rights on the distribution of audio and video records and broadcasts of the Competition’s auditions and the final concert of the Competition’s laureates.
- The Laureates of the Competition must perform free of charge at the final concert of the Competition.
- The participants of the Competition will be provided with practice auditoriums of the Moscow Conservatory in established order free of charge.
- The Organizing Committee of the Competition will support the participants in obtaining the printed music of the compositions which are indicated in the mandatory program of the Competition.
- The submission of the application will mean unconditional acceptance of all the above-listed terms and conditions.
- In case of any arguments concerning the interpretation of present terms and conditions of the Competition, the Russian version of the text is to be considered the only correct one.
I Round (must be performed from memory)
1. L. Milde. Study No. 8 in D Major, Op. 24
2. F. Schubert. Sonata “Arpeggione”, I mov., transcription by I. Kostlan in E Minor
II Round (allowed to be performed by music score)
1. I. Kostlan. Concert study No. 3 “Scheherazade”
2. One piece on choice:
o P. Jeanjean. Prelude and Scherzo
o P. M. Dubois. Sonatina-tango
o O. Nussiot. Variations on a theme by Pergolesi
3. Obligatory piece. Andrey Besogonov. The Catcher in the Rye
1. A. Vivaldi. Concerto in C Major No. 21 (RV475) (must be performed from memory without a conductor)
2. A. Tomasi. Concerto for bassoon and orchestra (allowed to be performed by music score)
Category «Tenor trombone»
1. G. Pergolesi. Sinfonia (must be performed from memory)
2. Vl. Uspensky. Concertino (allowed to be performed by music score)
Download PDF (trombone part)
Download PDF (Klavierauszug)
II Round (allowed to be performed by music score)
1. J. Jongen. Aria et Polonaise op. 128
2. One of the following pieces on choice:
• B. Appermont. Colors Download PDF (trombone part)
• R. Peaslee. Arrows of time Download PDF (trombone part)
• E. Ewazen. Visions of light
3. Obligatory piece. Anastasia Vedyakova. Plumage Irise
Final Round (must be performed from memory)
1. G. Finger. Sonata in Es
2. D. Milhaud. Concertino d'Hiver
Translated from Russian by Vitali Gavrouc