STUDENTS CATEGORY RULES

 

 

CATEGORIES AND SECTIONS

 

CATEGORIES

 

CAT A : 2 – 5 years old

CAT B : 6 - 8 years old

CAT C: 9 - 11 years old

CAT D: 12 - 14 years old

CAT E : 15 - 17 years old

 

All categories are according to candidates' month and not year of birth.

 

Each candidate will apply both to a category and a level according to his studies' level.

 

 

SECTIONS

 

SECT. 1 – 1 open strings piece or One variation and Theme from Twinkle twinkle little star

or Suzuki Allegro (Suzuki Violin School Book 1) + free choice program max. length 5'

 

SECT 2 – A Menuet by J.S. Bach (Suzuki Book 1) or Suzuki Hunters Chorus (Book 2) or

Bach Suzuki Bourrèe (Book 3) + free choice program max. length 5'

 

SECT 3 – Vivaldi A minor Concerto op 3 n.6 1st Mov. Or Mollenhauer The boy Paganini (Bars 1-40 only)

or Seitz G Major Concerto nr 2 op 13 3rd Mov + free choice program max. length 10'

 

SECT 4 – Paganini D major Cantabile or Bach A minor Concerto 1st Mov. Or 1 Movement of a Bach Sonata or Partita+ free choice program max. length 15'

 

 

FEES

 

CAT A ,B,C  30,00 Euros

 

CAT D,E     60,00 Euros

Prizes

 

Candidates will receive a score in hundredths.

 

Up to  79/100  Certificate of Merit

From 80 to 84/100  4^ Prize

From 85 to 89/100   3^ Prize

From  90  to  94/100  2^ Prize

From 95  to  97/100   1^ Prize

From  98 to 100/100    1^ Absolute Prize

 

Each candidate will receive a certificate and a medal.

The winners of 1st,2nd and 3rd prizes of each section with the highest score

will also receive some musical prizes (strings, books, music scores, cases etc)

 

The winner of the 1st Absolute Prize of the competition will receive a factory violin and

a scholarship of 1000 Euros

 

The jury will also award a special prize dedicated to Massimo Marin to the candidate who will show the most promising musical personality.

How to apply

 

Terms of payment will be communicated in November.

In the meantime, for organisational reasons, we ask the candidates to fill out the

Pre- application form and send it back to the following email address: segreteria@concorsomarin.it

ONLINE  COMPETITION RULES

 

 

  1. Categories and sections : see above

 

  1. Each candidate should send a video Youtube link of her/his performance, either not listed or public, labeled “ Massimo Marin International competition- Name and Surname- Cat/Sect” playing two pieces: one from the mandatory repertoire of his section and the other one freely chosen. In the description the candidate should add the repertoire with composers’ and pieces’ names.

 

  1. The candidate should be clearly visible and he should play with an accompaniment

 

  1. All videos and applications have to be sent by January 30, 2022

 

  1. Prizes :

Candidates will receive a score in hundredths.

 

Up to  79/100  Certificate of Merit

From 80 to 84/100  4^ Prize

From 85 to 89/100   3^ Prize

From  90  to  94/100  2^ Prize

From 95  to  97/100   1^ Prize

From  98 to 100/100    1^ Absolute Prize

 

All participants will receive a certificate

 

First Prize winners of each section will receive a certificate and a medal

The winner of the 1st Absolute Prize of the competition will also receive

a scholarship of 500 Euros

  

    The organization will also award a special “online category” prize dedicated to Massimo    

    Marin, with a certificate, to the candidate who will show the most interesting personal    

    musicality.

 

 

  1. Fees : 60,00 Euros for all categories and sections (to be payed from November)

 

  1. Required information and documents are listed in the application form