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Application form / Scheda d' iscrizione 

New deadline 27th June 


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  

               the competition.

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  

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

               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  .     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

   Filiale di Milano  20121 -  Piazza Paolo Ferrari 10 – Milano

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