PRIZE FUND Group I: 1st prize 750 BGN, 2nd prize 500 BGN, 3rd prize 250 BGN, Group II:1st prize 1000 BGN, 800 BGN, 3rd prize 600 BGN, Group III:1st prize 3000 BGN, 2nd prize 2000 BGN, 3rd prize 1000 BGN, Group IV: 1st prize 5000 BGN, 2nd prize 4000 BGN, 3rd prize 3000 BGN, Special Prizes:Special Prize of the European Union of Music Competitions for Youth – EMCY for an exceptional performance. Special Prize of the Sofia Philharmonic for brightest performance amongst the First prize winners – a Concert with the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra. Special Prize of Cantus Firmus for the best Bulgarian participant – a Concert with the Youth Orchestra of Classic FM.

THIRTEENTH INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION "YOUNG VIRTUOSOS 2017

TIMETABLE OF THE COMPETITION - UPDATED 14 MARCH 2017
(CTRL-F5 refresh PLEASE)

  APPLICATION FORM 2017
  3.3. The application forms for the categories Violin, Violoncello, Flute and Clarinet must be accompanied by
  the following documents:
  - a document certifying the age of the participant;
  - two artistic photos (.jpg, .png 800 x 500);
  - a short artistic biography of the participant;
  - a receipt of paid Registration fee of 60 (sixty) EURO or Declaration for personal payment.

Download the Thirteenth International Competition "Young Virtuosos 2017" Application Form - Word

  3.4 The candidates could pay the fee on the cash-desk of the Competition or transfer to the following bank account:

  "Young virtuosos” Foundation
  UniCredit Bulbank
  Pametnik Levski branch
  IBAN: BG23 UNCR 7000 1522 4504 49
  BIC: UNCRBGSF


  3.5. Registration fee deposited by an absent participant or candidate who doesn’t meet the conditions for participation is not refundable.

  3.6 All candidates who will pay the Registration fee on the cash-desk of the Competition must add to the application documents the Declaration Model 1.   3.7. Late registration or the lack of any of the required documents will make the application void.

  3.8. All the candidates will be notified about their admission to the competition and will receive a schedule of appearance in their categories.

  III. REPERTOIRE

  VIOLIN – contest on the name of PROF. GEORGI BADEV see more......
  Group I - up to 11 years of age - born after 1.01.2006
  Group II - up to 15 years of age - born after 1.01.2002
  Group III - up to 19 years of age - born after 1.01.1998
  Group IV - up to 26 years of age - born after 1.01.1991

  VIOLONCELLO see more......
  Group I - up to 11 years of age - born after 1.01.2006
  Group II - up to 15 years of age - born after 1.01.2002
  Group III - up to 19 years of age - born after 1.01.1998
  Group IV - up to 26 years of age - born after 1.01.1991

  FLUTE see more......
  Group II - up to 15 years of age - born after 1.01.2002
  Group III - up to 19 years of age - born after 1.01.1998
  Group IV - up to 26 years of age - born after 1.01.1991

  CLARINET – contest on the name of PROF. SAVA DIMITROV see more......
  Group II - up to 15 years of age - born after 1.01.2002
  Group III - up to 19 years of age - born after 1.01.1998
  Group IV - up to 26 years of age - born after 1.01.1991

  IV. COMPETITION PROGRAMME, JURY, PRIZES

  4.
The work of the Jury is organized through Formal written regulations made by the Organizing committee according to
  the Quality Standards of the European Union of Music Competitions for Youth (EMCY).
  4.1. The order of performers will be defined by draw of lots.
  4.2. Competitors missing their order of performance will be disqualified.
  4.3. Special international jury formed by prominent musicians will be elected for each category.
  4.3.1. The International jury consists of recognized experts in the discipline, instrument or family group of instruments of the competition held.
  4.3.2. The International jury of each one category is no less than 5 jury members.
  4.3.3. At least 3 jury members must be without students participating at the competition.
  4.3.4. The International jury must be summoned from different institutions and different countries.
  4.3.5. Jury members are independent of one another and take decision with a secret ballot.
  4.3.6. Jury members shall not vote for competitors who are related to them or who have been studying with them in the 12 months preceding the competition.
  4.3.7. Jury members should not discuss performances prior to the end of the voting process.
  4.3.8. The voting must be in a written and signed form.
  4.3.9. At all the rounds the competitors will be assessed according to a points system from 1 to 25.
  4.3.10. Only competitors, who are awarded 18 points (average grade) or more, proceed to the next round.
  4.3.11. For groups III and IV only participants with minimum 20 points will be admitted to the final round.
  4.4. The prizes awarded by the Competition jury in each category will be based on the performance in the stages of
  the competition.
  4.5. The decisions of the Competition jury are final and no contestation will be accepted.
  4.6. Three prizes and a laureate diploma will be awarded in all age groups in each subject of the Competition.
  4.7. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to give additional prizes to each category, after decision of
  the international jury.
  4.8. The Organizing Committee reserves the right to give special prizes to each category or for all the competition, awarded by
  the constitutor, or by particularly indicated by him/her representative or body.

  5.1. PRIZES
  PRIZE FUND

  Group I

  1st prize 750 BGN,
  2nd prize 500 BGN,
  3rd prize 250 BGN,

  Group II
  1st prize 1000 BGN,
  2nd prize 800 BGN,
  3rd prize 600 BGN,

  Group III
  1st prize 3000 BGN,
  2nd prize 2000 BGN,
  3rd prize 1000 BGN,

  Group IV
  1st prize 5000 BGN,
  2nd prize 4000 BGN,
  3rd prize 3000 BGN,

  Special Prizes:
  Special Prize of the European Union of Music Competitions for Youth – EMCY for an exceptional performance.

  Special Prize of the Sofia Philharmonic for brightest performance amongst the First prize winners – a Concert with
  the Sofia Philharmonic Orchestra
.

  Special Prize of Cantus Firmus for the best Bulgarian participant – a Concert with the Youth Orchestra of Classic FM.

V. ACCOMMODATION
6.1. The Organisational Committee provides hotel reservations –(70 BGN per day) if requested by the participants. 50% of the accommodation price must be paid with the registration fee. The bank receipt must be enclosed with the registration documents. (1 Euro= 1,96 BGN).
More accomodation information
For contacts: youngvirtuosos@danteatravel.com

VI. Application Form
7.1. The Application Form and all the supporting documents must be sent to the Organisational Committee of the Competition in ONLY by E-mail: young_virtuosos@abv.bg no later than MONDAY, 6 MARCH 2017

Adrress of the competition:
Sofia – 1000, 10, Yuriy Venelin str.
Å-mail: young_virtuosos@abv.bg
www.yvcompetition.org


7.2.The Application forms are available on the website of the “Young Virtuosos” Competition.

  VII. Final Decree

  8.1. All recording rights to the performances from the final Laureate Concert are sole property of the International Competition
  “Young Virtuosos”.
  8.2. Participation in the competition will be taken to mean acknowledging the above set of rules.
  8.3.The Bulgarian text of the rules is definitive.

  Download the Twelfth International Competition "Young Virtuosos 2016" Application Form - Word


INTERNATIONAL JURY VIOLIN: Prof. Zakhar Bron - Russia, Prof. Leonid Kerbel - Belgium/Ukraine, Prof. Svetlin Roussev - Bulgaria, Prof. Dora Schwarzberg - Austria, Prof. Verka Stefanova - Bulgaria; VIOLONCELLO: Prof. Xavier Gagnepain - France, Prof. Romain Garioud - France, Prof. Anatoli Krastev - Bulgaria, Prof. Stefan Popov - Bulgaria, Prof. Troels Svane - Germany; FLUTE: Prof. Berten D'Hollander - Belgium, Prof. Ljubisa Jovanovic - Serbia, Prof. Luisa Sello - Italy, Prof. Georgi Spassov - Bulgaria, Prof. Ayla Uludere - Turkey; CLARINET: Prof. Sava Dimitrov - Bulgaria, Prof. Ljubisa Jovanovic - Serbia, Prof. Ebru Mine Sonakin - Turkey, Prof. Piero Vincenti - Italy, Prof. Bobby Yotzov - Bulgaria