YOUNG EUREGIO PIANO AWARD - Online Edition 2021

GENERAL INFORMATIONS

 

The Online Edition of „Young Euregio Piano Award“ is organized by the Konzertdirektion Koltun gUG. The Online Piano Competition will be held during January & February 2021 and is open to young pianists of all nationalities.

 

The Online Edition of „Young Euregio Piano Award“ is divided into 4 age categories:

- Category A (from 7 to 10 years)

- Category B (from 11 to 13 years)

- Category C (from 14 to 17 years)

- Category D (from 18 to 28 years)

 

Applicants are only allowed to take part in one age category. The online competition in all age categories will be held in 2 rounds.

 

The whole repertoire must be played by memory.

 

Participants are not allowed to repeat any of the pieces that they already played in 1st Round for the 2nd round.

 

The Jury can decide to not award or to share prizes. The decisions of the jury are final, in case of differences of interpretation of the competition Regulations, the German text will be held as definitive.

 

By appyling the participants agree to all terms and conditions.

 

 

COMPETITION SCHEDULE

 

- 15th January 2021 - Application deadline

 

- 20th - 31st January 2021 - Jury meetings for 1st round

 

- 1st February 2021 - Announcement of the 1st round results

 

- 5th - 15th February 2021 - Jury meetings for Final round

 

- 16th February - Announcement of the Final results

 

 

REPERTOIRE

 

Category A (from 7 to 10 years)

1st round:  free choice program, Playing time: max. 5 min

2nd round:  free choice program, Playing time: max. 8 min

 


Category B (from 11 to 13 years)

1st round:  free choice program, Playing time: max. 8 min

2nd round:  free choice program, Playing time: max. 12 min

 


Category C (from 14 to 17 years)

1st round:  free choice program, Playing time: max. 10 min

2nd round:  free choice program, Playing time: max. 15 min

 

 

Category D (from 18 to 28 years)

1st round:

- one technical etude of Chopin, Liszt, Skrjabin, Rachmaninow or Debussy

- one or more works of free choice,

Playing time: max. 20 min

 

2nd round:

- one complete classical Sonata by Beethoven, Haydn or Mozart

- one or more works of free choice,

Playing time: max. 45 min

 

 

VIDEO RECORDING REGULATION

 

- It is allowed to record seperate complete pieces, they can be also from different dates. Video Recordings, which are edited or processed inside complete pieces, will be not accepted to take part. 

 

- Only Video Recordings on Grand Pianos or Upright Pianos are allowed.

 

- The Video Recording must be done between 2020 & 2021 (until 15th Januar 2021).

 

- The Camera view must show the face and hands of the participant during the complete performance.

 

- The Video Recording must have a reasonable video and audio quality (at least 720p) with no background noise.

 

- Please upload and submit the video recording files via link using WeTransfer or upload the video recordings on youtube and sent the link.

 

- Please name the uploaded file in the following order:

Category, name, surname, round1;

Category, name, surname, round2

 

The program can be put into the discription.

 

- The Competition reserves the exclusive rights to re-upload the video submitted by contestants for marketing or any other promotion.

 

 

PRIZES

 

Category A

1st Prize - 200€

- online concert offered by iMusic Union agency

- concerts arrangement by koltun music agency during the season 2021/22

 

2nd Prize

- Invitation to "International Piano Online Festival & Academy" Geilenkirchen

- scholarship for international free masterclass

 

3rd Prize

- Invitation to "International Piano Online Festival & Academy" Geilenkirchen

- scholarship for international free masterclass

 

 

Category B

1st Prize - 300€

- online concert offered by iMusic Union agency

- concerts arrangement by koltun music agency during the season 2021/22

 

2nd Prize

- Invitation to "International Piano Online Festival & Academy" Geilenkirchen

- scholarship for international free masterclass

 

3rd Prize

- Invitation to "International Piano Online Festival & Academy" Geilenkirchen

- scholarship for international free masterclass

 

 

Category C

1st Prize - 400€

- online concert offered by iMusic Union agency 

- concerts arrangement by koltun music agency during the season 2021/22

 

2nd Prize

- Invitation to "International Piano Online Festival & Academy" Geilenkirchen

- scholarship for international free masterclass

 

3rd Prize

- Invitation to "International Piano Online Festival & Academy" Geilenkirchen

- scholarship for international free masterclass

 

 

Category D

1st Prize - 1000€

- online concert offered by iMusic Union agency

- Invitation for Orchestra Concert 2022 in Germany offert by koltun music agency 

- concerts arrangement by koltun music agency during the season 2021/22 in Germany, Netherland, Italy Spain & China 

 

2nd Prize

- online concert offered by iMusic Union agency

- concerts arrangement by koltun music agency during the season 2021/22

- Invitation to "International Piano Online Festival & Academy" Geilenkirchen

- scholarship for international free masterclass

 

3rd Prize

- online concert offered by iMusic Union agency

- concerts arrangement by koltun music agency during the season 2021/22

- Invitation to "International Piano Online Festival & Academy" Geilenkirchen

- scholarship for international free masterclass 

 

 

APPLICATION

 

- Copy of Passport or ID-Card

- Complete application form with program choice

- 1 high-quality artistic Photo as JPG

- detailed Curriculum Vitae (Education phases and the teachers names)

- Photocopy of the receipt of payment of the entry fee

- 2 links of video recording files (1st and 2nd round respectively). Please upload and submit the video recording files via link using WeTransfer (Competition Email: info@euregiopianoaward.com). Alternativ it is also possible to upload the video recording on youtube and sent the viedo links (for each round one youtube link).

 

has to be send by Email (info@euregiopianoaward.com) until January 15th, 2021.

 

Application fee

Category A: 70 €

Category B: 80 €

Category C: 90 €

Category D: 100 €

 

Application fee can be sent via bank transfer or PayPal:

 

bank account EUREGIO PIANO AWARD:

name: Konzertdirektion Koltun gUG

Sparkasse Aachen

IBAN: DE81 3905 0000 1073 1402 93

BIC (SWIFT): AACSDE33XXX

 

reason for payment: Contribution, YOUNG EUREGIO ONLINE PIANO AWARD 2021, NAME, CATEGORY


Adress

Konzertdirektion Koltun gUG

Laufenstraße 42

52156 Monschau

Province NRW 

Germany

 

Application fee must be free of any bank charge. Application fee is non-refundable. Candidates will be sent an email confirming the approval of their applications. Incomplete applications will not be accepted:

 

 

Application form can be downloaded via our offical website www.euregiopianoaward.com

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JURY

Xin Wang (China) – president

 

the other jury members will be announce soon.