Host: VHK Music School, Tallinn, Estonia European Academic Artists Association
The 4th ODIN International Youth Piano Festival takes place 03-04.08.2019 in Tallinn, Estonia. The festival includes the International Youth Piano Competition, master classes, an awards ceremony gala concert, and a public concert for the prize winners.
Venue: VHK Music School, Uus 32-34, 10111 Tallinn Old Town Music House, Uus 16c, 10111 Tallinn
Date: 4th of August 2019
The exact competition schedule will be announced 5 days before the competition. The organisers reserve the right to make small changes within the competition schedule timing.
Jury: Andre Hinn Jun Zhao
PIANO COMPETITION CATEGORIES
I PIANO SOLO Repertoire of free choice ...-6 years (2 min) 7-8 years (3 min) 9-10 years (4 min) 11-12 years (5 min) 13-14 years (6 min) 15-16 years (8 min) 17-18 years (10 min)
II PIANO FOUR HANDS Repertoire of free choice 7-10 years (3 min) 11-14 years (5 min) 15-18 years (8 min) 19-30 years (10 min)
III ADVANCED PIANO SOLO 30 min program (different styles) No age limitation, no age groups. The jury will choose the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners among all participants.
IV ASIAN PIANO MUSIC Preselected Chinese pieces ...-6 years 7-8 years 9-10 years 11-12 years 13-14 years 15-16 years 17-18 years 19-30 years
Every age group may choose between two pieces, which may be performed from the score. Participants may choose to play either one or both pieces. The scores are available here.
V CHAMBER MUSIC Repertoire of free choice, must include a piano part. The jury will choose the 1st, 2nd and 3rd prize winners among all participants. No age limitation.
VI ESTONIAN PIANO MUSIC ...-6 years 7-8 years 9-10 years 11-12 years 13-14 years 15-16 years 17-18 years 19-30 years Every participant must perform one piece by an Estonian composer.
APPLICATION FEE Piano Solo: 20 EUR Advanced Piano Solo: 50 EUR
Piano Four Hands, Asian Piano Music, Chamber Music and Estonian Music: FREE OF CHARGE
REGISTRATION 1) Please fill in the Application Form below and wait until you receive an invoice on your e-mail 2) Make the necessary payment to European Academic Artists Association MTÜ according to the invoice you have received
On the payment, please write the name of the participant and the invoice number. The fee will not be refunded. Bank charges should be covered by the contestants. Additional information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Please make the payment by July 28th, 2019 to:
Name: European Academic Artists Association MTÜ
Bank account / IBAN EE022200221064546143
BIC / S.W.I.F.T. HABAEE2X
Bank name: Swedbank AS
Bank address: Liivalaia 8, 15040 Tallinn
COMPETITION RULES 1. By signing the Application Form, participants agree to the General Rules of the competition. 2. Registration is necessary for taking part of the competition, the registration form is available at the bottom of the page. 3. The application deadline for the 4th ODIN International Youth Piano Competition is the 28th of July 2019. 4. In categories "Piano Solo", "Asian Piano Music", "Estonian Piano Music", the participant of the piano competition must be of the accurate age according to the day the competition takes place (04.08.2019). 5. The competition and master class schedule, order of rehearsals, and stage appearances will be e-mailed to participants and posted on the competition website www.eaaae.org 6. The whole repertoire of the Piano Solo, Advanced Piano Solo and Estonian Music categories must be played from memory. In Asian Piano Music, Chamber Music, Piano Four Hands categories, the repertoire may be performed from the score. 7. One player may take part of different groups at the same time. 8. In the group of Asian Piano Music, repertoire must be chosen according to the list provided by the organiser. Either one or both pieces may be performed. 9. Participants agree to have photos and recordings from the festival events published. The rights for audio and video recording, photography and broadcasting of the performances belong to the Competition. 10. The jury has the right to reserve the first prize empty if the competitors do not meet the requirements. 11. Should any dispute arise regarding the interpretation of any part of the rules and regulations of the International Youth Piano Competition, the decision of the competition administration and jury will be final and not subject to any appeal. The competition administration reserves the right to amend any of the rules or regulations contained herein if it is considered necessary for the Competition. 12. The prize winners must confirm their award ceremony performances after the competition. 13. Two winners from category I Piano Solo will be invited to perform at the gala concert in the Wiener Konzerthaus (Vienna), 01.12.2019. The competition organisation is only in charge of return flight tickets from home country to Vienna. Other expenses such as hotel, visa, and transportation costs should be arrange by the performer. 14. Performers must sign a separate agreement regarding the gala concert at the Wiener Konzerthaus (Vienna), 01.12.2019.
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