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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


Posters

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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

Fourth International PIANO Competition
"ANDREI STOYANOV"
for Amateurs

Sofia, 17-20 November 2016



POSTERS top

Fourth international Competition Andrei Stoyanov
Piano concert Alexandra Dicheva
Piano concert Janina Bilich and Philip Pavlov
Piano concert Markus Prause and Rostislav Yovchev
Award ceremony and final concert of laureates


COMPETITION RULES
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1.The Fourth 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 Fourth International Competition Andrei Stoyanov will take place from 17 to 20 November 2016 in the concert hall of the Andrei Stoyanov Community and Music Center, Iskar str. 62 (map).
3. The international jury is made up of well-known pianists and pedagogues from Bulgaria and other countries. Every member of the jury has no right to vote for his own student, if he participates in the competition.
4. Prizewinnersof the first prize of previous edition of the competition will be not allowed to take part in the same group in actual edition.
5. The organization committee will make a video recording during the competition. A DVD could be taken in a reasonable price after the end of the competition. All video recordings and pictures, made by the organizer could be published in Internet and BG and international media.

 
COMPETITION PROGRAM top

In this 2016 the music world celebrates the following anniversaries:
260 years since the birth of VA Mozart, 160 years since the death of Robert Schumann's, 140th Birthday of Manuel de Falla, 125 years since the birth of Sergei Prokofiev.

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.


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.


 
COMPETITION GROUPS  top

a) Piano solo

Group
Years old
(completed until the end of 2016)
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

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

* The duration of the executed program - depending on the age of the performers, but not more than 15 minutes.

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.


AWARDS  top

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


JURY
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Chairman:
Rushka Charakchieva NMA "Prof. P.Vladigerov", Sofia, Bulgaria
Memberships:
Markus Prause Private University, Vienna, Austria
Zanina Bilich musical pedagogue, Zagreb, Croatia
Hatira Ahmedli Cafer Hacettepe State Conservatory, Ankara, Turkey



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

Contents Sheet    (.rtf / 50 KB)


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 passport type of the candidate in a good resolution (minimum 300dpi)
  • (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 30 euro (for piano solo) and 50 euro (for all participants of the piano ensemble)

All the documents must be received until November 8, 2016 by post on the following address:


ADDRESS  top
Our address is:

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

or by e-mail

E-mail: nchstoianov@abv.bg

Tel: +359 877 13 51 15
Tel: +359 882 44 34 11
Fax: +359 2 944 1907

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

All the information you need (downloaded sheets of Andrei Stoyanov works, or recording of most of his piano pieces), you can find on the official site of the Andrei Stoyanov Community and Music Center http://nchstoianov.com


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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