Par. 1 The competition is open to young italian or foreign musicians.
Par. 2 The main goal of the competition is to promote musical culture, encouraging youth to study music.
Par. 3 The competition will take place in the “ LUCA BRANDI HALL ” , in Via Banchina Olimpica in the municipality of ISCHIA ( Naples) , from 7th July to 10th July 2022 .
Par. 4 Examinations will be public and divided into the following sections and categories:
Section 1 : Soloist Prize ( Singers and all Instruments Section 2 : Chamber Music Prize ( Duo- Trio and Ensamble)
-except Piano )
Cat. Junior up to 9 full yrs. old Max. time 5 mins . Cat. F medium age up to 14 years old Max. time 10 mins .
Cat. A up to 12 full yrs. old Max. time 8 mins . Cat. G medium age up to 20 years old Max. time 15 mins .
Cat. B up to 15 full yrs. old Max. time 10 mins. Cat. H medium age up to 35 years old Max. time 20 mins .
Cat. C up to 18 full yrs. old Max. time 15 mins.
Cat. D up to 23 full yrs. old Max. time 20 mins
Cat. E up to 35 full yrs. old Max. time 25 mins.
Par. 5 Competitors must enroll in just one category: however, solists from
Section 1 are allowed to take part also in the Section 2 and viceversa.
Par. 6 The association may apply some changes to this announcement in the future and possibly suppress a category, if
competitors are not enough. In that case, the attendance fee will be refunded. Furthermore, the association will not
be responsible for any damages or losses due to competitors, during all the competition.
Par. 7 All competitors can enroll in higher categories, if they think consider themselves able.
Par. 8 Before any examination, competitors will be asked by the examination board to show the following documents:
1) ID card 2) Two copies of the sheet music program. Simplified pieces are not allowed.
Par. 9 Competitors will be examined in alphabetical order, beginning from a letter randomly chosen on the first day of
Par. 10 For all competitors of section 1 and 2 the program is free choice repertoire;
For competitors the performance by memory is NOT strictly necessary;
Par. 11 Results will be published at the end of the examinations for each category.
Par. 12 In the application form is strictly necessary to put the teacher’s name.
The full list of the examination board will be available on the website www.ischiapianocompetition.com
Par.13 The examination board will be formed by musicians, teachers and renowned musical personalities.
Par.14 The examination board may stop players, if the max. time is expired.
Par.15 The board’s decisions are final and irrevocable. The examination board may also decide not to give any prize due
to a low-level general performance of the candidates.
Par. 16 The award ceremony for the First, Second , Third and Fourth winners will be held at the end of the examination of
each category. Absolute First Prize Winners of each category will take part in the Major Award Ceremony that
will be held on July 10th 2022 at “LUCA BRANDI HALL ”, in via Banchina Olimpica – Ischia .
Absolute First Prize Winners who won’t be present at the final concert, won’t be awarded any prize.
Par. 17 The calendar of the examinations and the date of convocation (from which each competitor will know the day and the
time of the call for his/her category) will be published on the association website www.ischiapianocompetition.com
Each candidate, therefore, in order to know the day of convocation, will have to visit the website or call the secretary
of the association “Note sul Mare” (tel. 0039/ 081 5071403 or 0039/ 333 3283159 ) .
Par. 18 Candidates will have to provide for their staying during the competition.
Par. 19 Pursuant to Art. 10 of the Law n° 675/96 on Personal Data Protection, the musical association “Note sul Mare”
declares that all requested personal datas will be used only to send informations strictly related to the competition.
However, pursuant to Art. 1 of the same Law, the owner of the data can forbid its use.
Par. 20 The application to the competition entails the unconditional acceptance of the rules of the present announcement.
Competitors of all sections and categories
FIRST classified (score not less than 95/98 ) 1st prize medal and degree
SECOND classified ( score from 94/100 to 90/100) 2nd prize degree
THIRD classified ( score from 89/100 to 85/100) 3rd prize degree
FOURTH classified (score from 84/100t o 80/100) 4th prize degree
-Each not awarded competitor will be given an Attendance Certificate.
-FIRST ABSOLUTE WINNERS of each category cup and degree (score 99/100 - 100/100) , will be also awarded the following prizes :
SECTION 1 ( Soloist Prize )
Cat. Junior Scholarship € 50,00 Cat. A Scholarship € 80,00
Cat. B Scholarship € 100,00 Cat. C Scholarship € 140,00
Cat. D Scholarship € 200,00
Cat. E Scholarship € 400,00 - A Concert to be held during the season 2023 . The concert is listed in
“ CLASSICA FESTIVAL NOTE SUL MARE” in Ischia
SECTION 2 (Chamber Music Prize )
Cat. F Scholarship € 100,00
Cat. G Scholarship € 300,00
Cat. H Scholarship € 500,00 And 1 Concert to be held during the season 2023 . The concert is listed in “ CLASSICA FESTIVAL NOTE SUL MARE” in Ischia
* Just a formal reimbursement is provided for all award concerts.
Par. 23 Private agreements are being made with several musical associations, in order to give prize winners the opportunity to play in their festivals. – At the end of the Competition the Absolute Winner of the Ischia Piano Competition will be mentioned.
Par. 24 Recordings , television or radio broadcasting of the performances won’t give competitors any right to any reward.
Par. 25 Candidates will have to fill out the application form and send it within and not beyond June 20th 2022 via e- mail to email@example.com . Proof of payment must be attached to the mail.
For any information you can contact us:
tel +39 0815071403 Mobile Phone +39 3333283159
Cat. Junior € 45,00 1^ section Cat. A-B-C € 55,00 1^ section Cat. D-E € 65,00 1^ section
Cat F-G-H € 35,00 per person 2^ section - Total fee € 280 from 10 to 20 elements
Payment must be net of charges banking
The registration fee can be payed by bank transfer: Banca Prossima - C/C n° 69467 headed to “Associazione Musicale
Note sul Mare” IBAN: IT91W0335901600100000069467 ; BIC/ SWIFT : BCITITMM
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