Chamber music

1. In this category, ensembles (up to 5 performers) are divided in two age groups:
-under 18 years
-over 18 years

2. The duration of the program for this category must be between 15 and 20 minutes. Participants perform pieces from different musical periods (Baroque, Classical, Romantic and others)

3.The following ensembles will be accepted: duo, trio, quartet, quintet, in which at least one of the performers must play on a classical guitar

4.Participation fee is 15 euro (per participant). The fee must be payed until 9th October 2019.

After that dated, applications will be accepted, but with a 20% higher fee, until 31th October 2019
For each payed participation fee in the competition the participants will receive a free ticket for the concert in the day of the competition, access for passive participation in the masterclasses and one of the workshops.
The fees are payable trough bank transfer, credit card or via PayPal:
Bank account WITH First Investment Bank
IBAN: BG25FINV91501216145615
BIC: FINVBGSF
ACCOUNT HOLDER: Association “Art close to me”
PAYMENT PURPOSE: Payment of registration fee + name of the participant+ the category he competes in.
PayPal address: [email protected]
PAYMENT PURPOSE: Payment of registration fee + name of the participant+ the category he competes in.
Payment for two or more participations trough one transfer will be accepted.

5. The assessment criteria of the jury is: choice of repertoire (different periods and styles), artistic and technical difficulty, compliance of the musical text, interpretation, tone quality, stage presence.
The jury can interrupt the participants when the time is prolonged. It also reserves the right not to give all the announced prizes. The decisions of the jury are definitive and not liable to discussion.

6. The results are announced on the online platform “zCore” and will be uploaded on the website of the Festival. The participants as well as their companions do not have the right to require information regarding the results from the members of the jury before they are officially announced by the organizers
First prize cannot be divided between two ensembles. Second and third prize may be divided between two participants with almost similar results.

7.Prize fund:
Under 18 years:
First prize: Material prizes. Video and pictured from the performance of the Gala concert;
Second prize: Material prizes;
Third prize: Material prizes;

 

Over 18 years:
First prize: Material prizes, and invitation for payed performance in a concert, part of the National tour of the winners of the 5th Pleven Guitar Festival, which will take place in 2020 in eight cities in Bulgaria. A professional recording and publishing of a piece by the choice of the ensemble;  Video and pictures from the Gala concert; invitation for a paid concert at the 6th International Pleven Guitar Festival.
Second prize: Material prizes;
Third prize: Material prizes;

8.Necessary documents for participation
-fee payment receipt
-participation application
-Filled and signed GDRP declaration from all members of the ensemble, as well as their conductor
-photograph