4th International Competition
Musicisti – Città di Treviso"
Rules of the Competition
The 4th International Competition "Giovani Musicisti - Città di Treviso"
is held by the music association "Stud io Musica" of Treviso in association with
the town of Treviso, the Veneto region and the province of Treviso. The competition
is dedicated to developing the artistic promise of talented young musicians through
international cultural exchanges and promotion of the Treviso area for cul-ture
Art. 1 - Rules of the Competition
The competition is designed for young musicians, solo or ensemble, both male and
female, of any nationality.
Art. 2 - Sections, Categories and Performances
Section I: Soloists (Piano - Strings
- Wind Instruments - Guitar - Percussion - Harp)
Section II: Chamber Music (duo
- 10 ensembles)
Section III: Orchestra Music (10
or more ensembles)
Section IV: Voice (Soloist) only
Category D, E, F and G
Category A: up to 8 years of age, free choice program max lengh 8 min.
Category B: up to 11 years of age, free choice program max lengh 10 min.
Category C: up to 14 years of age, free choice program max lengh 10 min.
Category D: up to 17 years of age, free choice program max lengh 15 min.
Category E: up to 20 years of age, free choice program max lengh 15 min.
Category F: up to 24 years of age, Preliminary round and Final Round
Category G: up to 30 years of age, Preliminary round and Final Round
Only Category F and G
The free choice programme can not be longer than 10 minutes.
The admittance to the Final round will be those who obtain 85 points or more.
The free choice programme can not be longer than 15 minutes.
It is forbidden to repeat compositions already played in any previous round.
Section V: Contemporary Music (soloists
Category A: up to 17 years of age.
Category B: up to 24 years of age.
This section includes soloists or ensembles of any size. Candidates will perform
selections (also never played before in public) composed since 1950 of up to 15
minutes in length.
Section VI: Jazz Music (soloists
Category A:up to 17 years of age, free choice program max lengh 10 min.
Category A:up to 20 years of age, free choice program max lengh 10 min.
Category B: up to 24 years of age, free choice program max lengh 15 min.
Category B: up to 30 years of age, free choice program max lengh 15 min.
Section VII: Modern Music (vocal
Section VIII: Modern Music (ensembles
with or without vocals)
Category A: up to 14 years of age, free choice program max lengh 10 min.
Category B: up to 17 years of age, free choice program max lengh 10 min.
Category C: up to 20 years of age, free choice program max lengh 12 min.
Category D: up to 24 years of age, free choice program max lengh 12 min.
Section IX: Treble Chorus, free choice program
max lengh 10 min.
Art. 3 - Schedule
Sections I, II, III, and V will perform on March 17th and 18th 2012.
Sections IV, VI, VII, VIII and IX will perform on March 24th and 25th 2012.
Art. 4 - Auditions
Candidates will be admitted to auditions in alphabetical order. The calendar of
the auditions for each individual category will be available in due time. All performances
will be open to the public. The auditions will take place at the association "Studio
Musica" (the calendar will be made public later). The candidates will access information
about the day and the time of their audition at the association office or on the
Participants must be present half-hour before the audition time for the call. Late
candidates will be allowed to participate only upon the judges' authorization, before
category registration is closed.
Prior to their audition, candidates will leave with the judges an ID and 3 copies
of the selections to be performed.
Art. 5 - Panel of judges
The assessing panel is made up of music school teachers, music operators, musicologists
and journalists. The judges will vote indi-vidually, through secret ballot, in hundredths.
The mean value will be calculated by leaving out the highest and the lowest score.
Art. 6 - Scores, award nights
The overall winner of each category will be the candidate with the highest score,
not below 98/100.
The first place will be awarded to candidates with a score of 95/100 or above.
The second place will be awarded to candidates with a score of 90/100 or above.
The third place will be awarded to candidates with a score of 85/100 or above.
All first, second and third place finalists will receive an award and a certificate
All other candidates will receive an attendance certificate.
For the competitors with the best score (not lower than 98/100), the following grants
will be awarded by the Comissioners of this competition, following the instructions
of the Board of Examiners
|Category A and B
||€ 150,00 each
||€ 180,00 each
|Category D and Treble Chorus
||€ 200,00 each
||€ 250,00 each
|Category F and G
||€ 300,00 each
For the competitors who have the highest score (anyway not lower than 98/100) in
Section I (excluding the Piano) Cat. F and G, have the possibility to perform in
the final concert for the winners, whit the "Orchestra da camera della Roggia".
The competitor must give to the commitee, on the audition day, a copy of the orchestral
score of which he will play.
The winners will perform without compensation according to the program designed
by the association during the award nights and/or during the final concerto that
will take place on May 6th 2012 at the conference hall at "Hotel Maggior Consiglio"
at via Terraglio 140, Treviso. Candidates who fail to do so will have their award
|Art. 7 - Registration fees
||– Sections: I, IV, VII
||– Sections: II, III, VIII
||€ 25,00 each ensemble member
||– Sections: V, VI
||€ 50,00 solo
||€ 25,00 each ens
||– Sections: IX
||€ 5,00 each chorus member
Soloists will be allowed to provide and use their own pianist, for whom there will
be no registration fee.
Should soloists wish to use a pianist made available by the association "Studio
Musica" they must pay an additional fee of 40€ and submit copies of the selections
to be performed along with the registration form.
Art. 8 - Registration form
Applicants can use the association registration form or a copy. The form can be
requested at the Music Association "Studio Musica" – Via Terraglio, 81 – 31100 Treviso
or downloaded f rom website
The application form must accompany payment of the registration fee (as requested
in Art. 7) and will have to be sent by registered post or handed in at the competition
office by March 1st 2012.
The registration fee must be paid by bank transfer to:
Associazione Musicale "Studio Musica" – Via Terragl io, 81 – 31100 Treviso - ITALIA
Bank ANTONVENETA, Filiale di Treviso – IV Novembre
Bank details are the following:
IBAN: IT 03 B 05040 12081 000000848928
REASON FOR TRANSFER: write applicant's name – section – category – instrument
Applicants will be charged of all bank/postal office expenses.
Registration fees are non refundable.
Art. 9 - General Regulations
The candidates can enroll in a class higher than their age and participate in several
sections of the competition, but not to multiple categories within the same section.
The candidates are not forced to reach the maximum time set up for their category,
but the Commission can stop the execution if ex-ceed the specified limits.
The Commission can ask to repeat or stop the executions if they believe it necessary.
It is not neccessary to perform a score from memory.
The average age of the group will be considered for Sections II, III, V (ensemble),
VI (ensemble), VIII and IX. The final judgment will be final in all cases.
Art. 10 - Teachers' awards
The teacher who will have the highest number of prize winners will be awarded an
"Honour Certificate" a nd will be invited to be a judge for the next competition.
Art. 11 - Additional Regulations
Only a piano will be available for candidates. Candidates are required to supply
all other instruments useful for their performances. The candidates of Section VII
(Modern music - solo singer) must provide for themselves base music on CD or an
Those who register for the competition must accept all the regulations herein mentioned.
The competition organizers will not be liable for risks or damage of any nature
to people or property during the event.
Art. 12 - Privacy
According to art. 13 of Italian law, 196/03, the candidates' personal data will
be stored at and by the music association "Studio Mu-sica" for information purposes
only. All candidates have the right to cancel or edit data or deny its use.
Associazione Musicale "Studio Musica"
Via Terraglio, 81 - 31100 Treviso
Tel. (+39) 0422.274980
Cell. (+39) 338.2207558
Fax (+39) 0422.574997