The 4th International Soloist Competition in Grenchen, Switzerland, will be held on 2nd to 5th of May, 2022. This year’s event is dedicated to the trombone. The Competition is part of the 13th International Music Week Grenchen, hosted by Verein Kuratorium Internationale Musikwoche Grenchen. The main aim of the Competition is to inspire and support the career of the young trombone players. Musicians of all nations born in 1987 or later are eligible to participate.
The number of participants is limited to 30 soloists. In case of more than 30 entries, admission will be at the host’s discretion. Entries must be made on www.muvac.com.
Deadline: 14th of February 2022
Entry fee: 200 CHF
The prizes are as follow:
I place Winner - 7 000 CHF in cash & concert engagement
II place Runner-up 5 000 CHF in cash
III place 3 000 CHF in cash
The prize winners and semi-finalists will receive diplomas or certificates. The winners must appear in person to receive their prizes.
An international jury of 5 members will select a winner in three rounds. The jury includes:
Armin Bachmann, Switzerland (International Soloist, former Professor at University of Music Franz Liszt Weimar, Germany), president of the jury;
György Gyivicsan, Hungary (International Soloist, Professor at Ferenc Liszt Academy of Music in Budapest);
Liu Yang, China (Professor at the Central Conservatory of Music Beijing, Soloist of Beijing Symphony Orchestra).
The first round of the Competition on 2nd and 3th of May and the semi-final on 4th of May (6 participants) will be held with piano. The final on 5th of May 2022 (2 participants) will be accompanied by the Warsaw Philharmonic Chamber Orchestra.
Upon request, free of charge accompanists (pianists) will be available for the Competition. Participants may hire their personal accompanist at their own expenses. The name of the accompanist must be indicated on the entry form. Rehearsal facilities will be available as well.
For more information about the 4th International Soloist Competition in Grenchen, Switzerland, and the obligatory repertoire, please read below.
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