The "Giovanni Colafemmina" Cultural Association Centre for Music Studies, with the contribution and patronage of Acquaviva delle Fonti Municipality, Puglia Region, Bari Metropolitan City, Business Club for Culture Confindustria Bari Bat, "Don Lorenzo Milani" Musical Academy, and Acquaviva delle Fonti Pro Loco Association, is pleased to organise and announce the 3nd International "Città di Acquaviva delle Fonti" Piano Competition - awarding the "Giovanni Colafemmina" Prize, with the aim of promoting musical culture, by encouraging and awarding prizes for piano study.
The competition is open to pianists of all nationalities born after 1979. It will take place from 9th to 12th September, 2016 at the Cesare Colafemmina Hall of Palazzo De Mari and at the "Don Lorenzo Milani" Music Academy Auditorium.
All recitals will be open to the public. Competitors will be required to play from memory.
Practice pianos will be available to candidates.
The jury will decide the awards. The first prize is indivisible, other prizes may also be assigned ex-aequo dividing the scholarship. Each candidate will play three rounds without repeating any piece. Members of the jury may not present their students for the competition.
At the start of each audition competitors will have to present the following to the examining commission two copies of the pieces to be played.
The winner will be announced and a formal prize giving held on Monday September 12-2016 at the end of the final recital with the orchestra.
During the elimination rounds the jury will vote YES or NO. During the semi-final and final rounds, points will be awarded to two decimal places and the three pianists with the highest points will proceed to the final round with the orchestra. The jury’s decision cannot be appealed.
Participants accept all the competition rules by signing up for the competition. In case of a dispute, a decision will be made referring to the Italian language version of the rules.
The deadline for entry is August 25, 2016 and can be submitted:
- by e-mail to email@example.com, attaching the entry form and documents required;
- by filling out the form in the Entry form (Registration form) menu following the dispatch of the documents required at firstname.lastname@example.org.
The documents required are:
Photocopy of ID which also specifies nationality;
Recent artistic colour photo, max 512kb -JPEG;
Brief musical CV;
Photocopy of completed bank transfer of €150 in favour of:
ASSOCIAZIONE CULTURALE GIOVANNI COLAFEMMINA
Banca Prossima - Filiale di MilanoIban: - IT75J0335901600100000110432Bic: - BCITITMX
including the name of the competitor.
The organisation declines all responsibility for risks or damage of any sort to participants during the competition.
The Artistic Management Team reserves the right to call upon other jurors in case of absence of those listed. The Minute Secretary and the Chairman (or his delegate) of the "Giovanni Colafemmina" Cultural Association Centre for Music Studies may participate.