The Vth International Competition of Moscow Conservatory for Winds & Percussion

1 ноября 2013 г. - 8 ноября 2013 г. | Сompetitions

Congratulations to the winners of the competition
in the “Woodwind quintet” section!

(Results of competition)


II Round. Rehearsals and Performances Order

Woodwind quintet: Performances order II Round (Download)

Percussion: Rehearsals order II Round (Download)

Percussion: Performance order II Round (Download)


1st — 8th November 2013

Categories: “Percussion”, “Woodwind quintet”

Moscow State Conservatory P. I. Tchaikovsky announces “The Fifth International Competition of Moscow Conservatory for Winds and Percussion” that will be held on 1st — 8th November 2013 for nominations “Percussion” and “Woodwind quintet” (flute, oboe, clarinet, horn and bassoon).

The Competition is to be held once a year for two out of ten disciplines — nine wind ones and one percussion. So, each discipline takes part in the Competition once in five years:

  • 2013 / percussion, woodwind quintet
  • 2014 / bassoon, tenor trombone
  • 2015 / oboe, French horn
  • 2016 / clarinet, trumpet
  • 2017 / flute, tuba

Aims of the Competition

  1. To raise prestige of the winds and percussion instruments; to make playing wind instruments more attractive to the wide audience
  2. To encourage young people to play wind and percussion instruments
  3. To pay more attention to professional training of musicians who perform on winds and percussion
  4. To search for the most talented young musicians, to support and stimulate their professional skill
  5. 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

Jury

The most competent musicians — performers and pedagogues from all over the world are invited to the jury of the Competition.

Category «Woodwind quintet»

  • Chairman — Felix Korobov (Russia)
  • Valery Berezin (Russia)
  • Frøydis Ree Wekre (Norway)
  • Stefano Canuti (Italy)
  • Làszlo Hadady(France)

Category «Percussion»

  • Chairman — Faradzh Karaev (Russia)
  • Valentin Snegirev (Russia)
  • Nebojsa Zivkovic (Serbia)
  • Stanisław Skoczyński (Poland)
  • Li Biao (China)

The procedure

  1. The auditions are held publicly, consist of three rounds and take place at the Small, Rachmaninov Halls of the Moscow Conservatory.
  2. The order of the participants’ performances defined by draw of lots is valid through all the competition.
  3. Each contestant will have a rehearsal before the each Round.
  4. If the contestant needs an accompanist from the Moscow Conservatory he should indicate that at the Application form. They are given by the Organizing Committee free of charge.
  5. The order within the program is on contestants choice.
  6. Not more than 50% of the participants of the first round will be allowed to the second round. Not more than 5 (five) participants will be allowed to the final round.
  7. After the second round the Jury decides on the award for the best accompanist of the Competition – one for each category.
  8. The participants of the Final Round are supplied with the rehearsal with symphony/chamber orchestra
  9. The results will be announced immediately after each round. 

Awards

  1. The Organizing Committee of the Competition announces the following prizes for "Percussion" discipline:
    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
  2. The Organizing Committee of the Competition announces the following prizes for "Woodwind Quintet" discipline:
    First prize — 200 000 rubles and the title of the Laureate of the Competition
    Second prize — 150 000 rubles and the title of the Laureate of the Competition
    Third prize — 100 000 rubles and the title of the Laureate of the Competition
  3. All monetary prizes will be paid in Russian rubles withholding the taxes applicable on the territory of the Russian Federation.
  4. Additional 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.
  5. The Jury has the right:
    - not to award all the prizes;
    - to share the awards among the participants of the third round apart from the first prize;
    - to award the participants with two second prizes or two third prizes in case of the absence of the first or the second prize respectively.
  6. The decisions of the Jury are final and cannot be contested.

Special conditions

  1. 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.
  2. 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.
  3. The Laureates of the Competition are to perform free of charge at the final concert of the Competition.
  4. The participants of the Competition can use gratis and in established order the practice auditoriums of the Moscow Conservatory.
  5. The Organizing Committee of the Competition provides free accompanists for one rehearsal and two performances in the I and II rounds.
  6. The Organizing Committee of the Competition helps the participants in obtaining the printed music of the compositions which are indicated in the mandatory program of the Competition.
  7. The application form signed by a person who wishes to take part in the Competition is regarded as an evidence that he/she accepts all the above-listed terms and conditions.
  8. 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.

Applications

  • the applicants must be not younger than 16 and not older than 32 years of age (on the day of the beginning of the Competition — 1 November 2013)
  • not more than 40 contestants from all over the world and not more than 20 contestants representing Russia will be accepted for participation in each nomination, in order of submission of fully completed application form.
  • the winners of any international or national competitions are not exempted from participation in the First Round
  • all the application forms should be sent till the 31st August 2013
  • application fee is 3000 (three thousand) rubles of RF, or 100 (hundred) US Dollars, or 80 (eighty) Euros.

The bank account details for the money transfer:

The Conservatory’s US Dollar Account

Correspondent Bank: The Bank of New York, USA
SWIFT: IRVT US 3N
IBAN: 890-0057-610
Beneficiary Bank: Sberbank of Russia, Moscow
SWIFT: SABR RU MM
Beneficiary Customer: Moscow State Conservatoire named after P. I. Tchaikovsky
Address: 13/6 Bolshaya Nikitskaya Ulitsa
TIN: 7703107663
Account No.: 40503840438110200266

The Conservatory’s Euro Account

Correspondent Bank: Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt-am-Main
SWIFT: DEUTDEFF
IBAN: 10094987261000
Beneficiary Bank: Sberbank of Russia, Moscow
SWIFT: SABR RU MM
Beneficiary Customer: Moscow State Conservatoire named after P. I. Tchaikovsky
Address: 13/6 Bolshaya Nikitskaya Ulitsa
TIN: 7703107663
Account No.: 40503978538111000266

The filled out application form must be supplemented with the following documents:

  • a copy of two front pages of passport or other document of identification
  • document or diploma proving contestant's musical education level (copy)
  • curriculum vitae (date and place of birth, eduсational institution (actual or graduated), year of studies, name of the teacher, previous competitions (year, country, city and award), any other information meant to be important
  • one digital photo – not less than 2Mb by size (300 dpi) of portrait-type made in an artistic way
  • a receipt of the paid entrance fee
  • a Permission for processing of personal data (a scanned document in a free mode with personal signature surely)

Download Application form (DOC).

  • all the documents and photos should be sent by e-mail: art-department@mail.ru.
  • no changes to the program indicated in the form are allowed.
  • all the materials sent within the application are non-refundable.

Program

Category «Woodwind quintet»

I Round

  1. W. A. Mozart. Fantasia in F Minor KV 608 (arr. by W. S. Meyer)
  2. J. Ibert. Trois pieces breves

II Round

  1.  S. Barber. “Summer music”
  2. One piece on choice:
    • G. Onslow. Wind Quintet, Op. 81 or
    • J. Foerster. Wind Quintet, Op. 95 or
    • A. Klughardt. Wind Quintet, Op. 79 or
    • P. Taffanel. Wind Quintet in G minor
  3. Vladimir Obukhov. “Pulse Triggering” (download complete score, flute part, oboe part, clarinet part, bassoon part, horn part)

Final Round

  1. E. Denisov. Quintet
  2. G. Briccialdi. Wind Quintet in D major, Op. 124

Category «Percussion»

I Round

  • Marimba (4 mallets):
    N. Zivkovic “Ilijas”
  • Marimba (2 mallets):
    one piece on choice
    K. Abe “Prism”    
    or
    E. Hatch “Furioso and valse”
  • Timpani:
    J. Beck Episode No. 3 (from cycle “Three episodes”)
  • Multipercussion:
    M. Cals Invention No. 3 (from cycle “Four inventions”)

II Round

  • Timpani:                      
    E. Carter “Eight Pieces for Timpani” (one of them on choice)
  • Multipercussion:     
    I. Xenakis Rebonds A or B ( A or B on choice)
  • Marimba:
    Francisco del Pino - “...de solo estar” (download full score)

Final Round

  • Timpani:
    Fr. Macarez “Seven pieces for timpani-solo” (one of them on choice)
  • Snare drum:
    N. Zivkovic “Pezzo da Concerto” for solo snare drum
  • Marimba:                  
    one piece on choice
    K. Miake “Chain” or
    J. Schwantner “Velocities” or
    P. Smadbeck “Virginia Tate”

All the pieces for Marimba (except the obligatory one) should be performed by heart. The pieces for all other instruments can be performed with scores.