Age groups / maximum time limit
Age groups are determined by the age of the contestant on 30th of April 2015.
The age group for ensembles is determined by the average age of the ensemble members. 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.
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.
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.
All participants are awarded diplomas and gifts
The jury is entitled to award prizes
Deadline for participation fees: April 1
Participation fee for the category "Solo", age groups ABC: €60
Participation fee for the category "Solo", age groups DE: €70
Participation fee for the category ”Ensemble” is €40 per participant
Participation fee for the category "Accompanist" is €40
Participation fees can be paid to
Official accompanists is Dmitry Tyapkin and Julia Koydan.