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The noblest service of the art is to lead the human progress toward sensible, harmonious and happy life.
...art, which inflames positive emotions
and creative spirit and moves people
toward more charitable
acts in the society.

A. Stoyanov


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"Andrei Stoyanov" Community
and Music Center with the partnership of
National Music Academy "Pancho Vladigerov"
and Sofia Municipality "Oborishte" District under the patronage of Mayor Y. Fikirliyska
present

Fifth International PIANO Competition
"ANDREI STOYANOV"
for Amateurs

Sofia, 22-25 November 2018



COMPETITION RULES
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1.The Fifth International Competition Andrei Stoyanov is open to all pianists of any age and nationality who study piano privately, at local music school, in a music program at their regular grade or high school, or at a specialized music institution (pre-college or collegiate), as long as piano is not their major instrument, or do not perform or teach piano on a professional basis.
2. Date and location: The Fifth International Competition AndreiStoyanov will take place from 22 to 25 November 2018 in the concert hall of the Andrei Stoyanov Community and Music Center, Iskar str. 62 (map).
3. The international jury includes well known pianists and pedagogues from Bulgaria and abroad. Every member of the jury has no right to vote for his own student, if he participates in the competition.
4. Prizewinners of the first prize of previous edition of the competition will be not allowed to take part in the same group in actual edition.
5. It is possible for a candidate to take part in a higher age group, presenting the repertoire and duration of the program with the requirements of the upper age group.

 
COMPETITION PROGRAM top

Piano solo

a) obligatory piece from Andrei Stoyanov

b) free chosen works

N.B. The pieces of the solo program could be played with a score.

Piano ensembles

a) free chosen works

N.B. The pieces from the ensemble program have to be played with score.

In this 2018 Music world celebrates the following anniversaries:
100 years since the death of Claude Debussy, 190 years since the death of Franz Schubert, Contestants may include optional in their freely chosen program works by composers already listed. The special prizes will be distributed for the best performance of their works.


 
COMPETITION GROUPS  top

a) Piano solo

Group
Years old
(completed until 22.11.2018)
Max timing / minutes
1
Up to 7
5
2
Up to 9
8
3
Up to 11
10
4
Up to 13
12
5
Up to 15
15
6 A *
Up to 19
17
6 B **
Up to 19
17
7 A *
Up to 25
20
7 B **
Up to 25
20
8
No age limit
20


* for those who do not study at specialized music institutions
** for those who study at specialized music institutions, but are not majoring in piano

The duration could be LESS than the mentioned duration but NOT LONGER.

b) Piano ensembles (two or more participants) - No age limit

The duration of the executed program - depending on the age of the performers, but not more than 15 minutes. Participants in the piano ensembles could be of a different age.

All the participants will receive diplomas for participation. The prize winners (first, second and third prize) of each group will receive medal and n on-cash prizes. The jury could give special prize for best performance of Andrei Stoyanov piece.



DOCUMENTS FOR PARTICIPATION  top

The completed application form must be accompanied by the following documents:

  • Copy of birth certificate or passport for age verification
  • A picture of the candidate in a good resolution
  • (for candidates in groups VI-VIII) copy of diploma from last education degree, demonstrating that they have not majored in piano.
  • Bank document showing transfer of the application fee of 40 euro (for piano solo)and 60 euro (for all participants of the piano ensemble)

Municipal Bank, IBAN BG10SOMB91301028616501, BIC SOMBBGSF

Option: The application fee could be paid cash directly on the special desk just before the performance of the candidate in competition.

All the documents must be received ONLY BY email: nchstoianov@abv.bg (by downloading and filing of the special application form) until November 12, 2018

Dear participants, for faster and better processing of your documents, PLEASE DO NOT WAIT FOR THE DEADLINE TO SEND THEM. The agglomeration of applications at the last moment, makes difficulties for our staff and possible mistakes, which could provoke delay of the final edit of the traditional booklet with the participants and their program.

All the information you need (downloaded sheets of Andrei Stoyanov works, or recording of most of his piano pieces), you can find onthe official site of the Andrei Stoyanov Community and Music Center http://nchstoianov.com. Please, donthesitate to write for any question on mail address nchstoianov@abv.bg, or calling +359882443411 (speaking languages English, French or Spanish)


ADDRESS  top
Our address is:

Andrei Stoyanov Community and Music center
62 Iskar str.
Sofia 1000
Bulgaria
(map)


APPLICATION FORMS top

Download Application Form - Piano solo
Download Application Form - Piano ensembles

(choose "Save" option on right click "Save Target As..." / "Save Link As..." )

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MUSIC FROM A. STOYANOV  top

You can download music from A. Stoyanov - .pdf files Part 1 to Part 6 here:

Part 1 - 3
Part 2 - 324
Part 3 - 4
Part 4 - 3.8
Part 5 - 2.8
Part 6 - 4.1

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