Third Stockholm International Music Competition
June 6 — 9, 2014
Dominik Stadler, Germany - Piano E
Christopher Hastbacka, Sweden - Piano E
Leonid Zheleznyi, Russia - Violin E
Oliwia Kedziora, Poland - Viola E
Dmitrij Berezin, Russia - Cello E
Matiss Eisaks, Latvia - Double Bass E
Junnan Sun, South Afrika - Clarinett E
Magnus Holmander, Sweden - Clarinett E
Natalia Jarzabek, Poland - Flute E
Martyna Klups-Radny, Poland - Flute E
Mariya Karpinets, Norway - Oboe E
Alexandre Molina, Spain - Bassoon E
Linn Persson, Sweden - Saxofone E
Ewa Harasimiuk, Poland - Trombone E
Emil Kuyumcuyan, Turkey / Croatia - Percussion E
Judith Beschow, Germany - Guitar E
Jasmine Hogan, USA - Harp E
Agne Daucianskaite, Lithuania - Accordion E
Irina Razumtseva, Irina Zvereva, Russia – Ensemble 3
Iulia Gvozdovskaya, Piano A
Aleksandra Molostvova, Violin B
Ture Gyllstad-Wester, Piano B
Alina Frolova, Violin C
Klara Borgqvist, Oboe C
Anna Tadtaeva, Piano D
Julie Davidsen, Flute D
Maria Piatakova, Piano E
- Piano (additional instrument)
- Strings (violin, viola, cello, double bass)
- Winds (woodwinds, brass)
- Other instruments**
- Accompanist (Only accompanists playing with participants of the competition are permitted)
*The category of percussion includes the following instruments that will be available at this year’s competition: Marimba (5 octave), Xylophone (3? octave), Vibraphone (3 octave) and Snare drum.
**The category Other instruments includes accordion, harp, acoustic guitar. For other instruments in the Other instruments category please contact the competition's organizing committee before filling in the application form. In this Other instruments category as in all categories participants compete within their own instrument's subcategory, for example: guitarists with guitarists and harpists with harpists.
***The category Ensembles includes classical duo, trio, quartet, quintet. Regarding other types of ensembles please contact the competition's organizing committee before filling in the application form.
Age group / maximum performance duration allotted per contestant
Age groups are determined by the age of the contestant on 6th of June 2014.
- Group A: up to 9 years old / up to 8 min.
- Group B: 10 — 12 years / up to 12 min.
- Group C: 13 — 15 years / up to 15 min.
- Group D: 16 — 18 years / up to 20 min.
- Group E: 19 — 24 years / up to 25 min.
For the category "Accompanist" age is unlimited.
- Group 1: up to 13 years / up to 15 min.
- Group 2: 14 — 18 years / up to 20 min.
- Group 3: 19 — 24 years / up to 25 min.
The age group for ensembles is determined by the average age of the combined age membership of the ensemble. Ensembles of 3 participants up to 14 participants are allowed the presence on stage of a non-competing accompanist (piano player). Ensembles of 15 or more participants are allowed the presence on stage of an adult concertmaster and/or conductor in a non-playing capacity.
In the event a given Group category has an insufficient amount of registered applicants, the committee reserves the right to combine groups.
Two to four free choice compositions of contrasting styles.
Style contrasts are for example, different time periods/epochs of music and/or music written by composers from different countries of different character.
Group A: Two compositions on any instrument mallets or snare drum.
Group B: One composition on mallet instrument and one on snare drum (snare drum - unaccompanied) .
Group C and D: Two mallet compositions and one snare drum solo (one of mallet compositions and snare drum solo unaccompanied).
Group E: Two to four compositions including one 4-mallet composition on marimba or vibraphone and one snare drum composition (both must be unaccompanied).
Competition Performance procedure
The competition consists of one round.
Performances are open to the public.
The jury consists of interpreters and music teachers of international reputation from Sweden, Finland, Germany, Russia, Belgium, Estonia and USA. All decisions of the jury are final and irrevocable.
Сompetition's venues are: History Museum (Narvavagen 13-17), Sodra Latins Gymnasium (Skaraborgsgatan 14, Maestro Akademin (Alphyddevagen 4, Nacka) and Adolf Fredriks musikklasser (Tegnergatan 44-46, Stockholm).
All participants are awarded diplomas and gifts.
The SIMC Organisation Committee allocates scholarships among competitors in age groups E and/or ensemble group 3. These Scholarships are aimed towards future studies and development. In addition, for all categories and age groups, scholarships are allocated among competitors who choose Swedish compositions as part of their repertoire. The purpose of this is to bring forward the performance of Swedish repertoire and contemporary Swedish music. All scholarships are allocated by the SIMC Jury in consultation with the Organisation Committee. All decisions are final and irrevocable.
$ 2,000 in scholarship towards attending Long Island Conservatory, New York, U.S.A..