Classic Music OnLine Competition PERUSIA HARMONICA – with Rounds “de Bravoure” – presented via VIDEO uploaded on YouTube
City, Country:
Perugia, Italy
Competition Period:
28. June - 7. July 2020
Application Deadline:
20. May 2020

Information:

REGULATION

Art. 1 – Definition
PERUSIA HARMONICA is an online classic music competition based on video selection,  organized by the cultural association MusiCosmicaMente-Perugia-Italy.
PERUSIA HARMONICA is a  points competition and consist of three rounds, without elimination phases, open for the sections  Piano, Guitar, Wind instruments (woodwind and brass), Violin, Cello and Classical Singing.

Art. 2 – Requirements
The competition is open to musicians of any nationality.
The candidates, in each section, will be divided into the following categories:

Piano
• A – Born from 2006 onwards
• B – born from 2002 onwards
• C-  with no age limit

Guitar
• D – born from 2006 onwards
• E – born from 2002 onwards
• F – with no age limit

Wind instruments (woodwind and brass)
• G – born from 2006 onwards
• H – born from 2002 onwards
• I  – with no age limit
Classic Singing
• L –  born from 1997 onwards
• M – with no age limit

Violin
• N –  born from 2006 onwards
• O –  born from 2002 onwards
• P  –  with no age limit

Cello
• Q – born from 2006 onwards
• R –  born from 2002 onwards
• S  – with no age limit

Art. 3 – Type of the competition
The competition is structured in three rounds, without elimination phases. The points, in hundredths, assigned to each round, will be accumulated and will contribute to the final result. Each competitor will have the obligation to perform in all the rounds and submit them in  video format, as  described in the following Art. 6. The categories of each section is characterized by the registry age, by the increase in the duration and program difficulty. Therefore, each competitor will be able to compete in an higher category, regardless of birth year.

Art. 4 – Conduct of the competition
The competition consists in three rounds, for all the sections and categories.
Each round has to be recorded in a separate video.

1st   ROUND

• PIANO
Cat .: A- born from 2006 onwards
– A free choice piece (preferably by J.S.Bach)
Cat .: B-born from 2002 onwards
– The 1st  movement of a free choice Sonata (without refrains)
(by L.v. Beethoven, for the competitors at the Beethoven Prize)
Cat .: C -with no age limit
– The 1st  movement of a free choice Sonata (without refrains)
(by L.v. Beethoven, for the competitors at the Beethoven Prize)

• GUITAR
Cat .: D- born from 2006 onwards
– A  free choice studio
Cat .: E- born from 2002 onwards
– A free choice studio
Cat .: F- with no age limit
– A  free choice studio

• WIND INSTRUMENTS (woodwind and brass)
Cat .: G-born from 2006 onwards
– A  free choice piece, for solo instrument
Cat .: H-born from 2002 onwards
– A  free choice piece, for solo instrument
Cat .: I- with no age limit
– A free choice piece for solo instrument

• CLASSICAL SINGING
Cat .: L-born from 1997 onwards
– A free choice aria taken from the sacred repertoire
Cat .: M-with no age limit
– A free choice aria taken from the sacred repertoire

• VIOLIN
Cat .: N- born from 2006 onwards
– A free choice piece for solo instrument
Cat .: O-born from 2002 onwards
– A  free choice piece for solo instrument
Cat .: P-with no age limit
– A free choice piece for solo instrument

• CELLO
Cat .: Q -born from 2006 onwards
– A free choice piece for solo instrument
Cat .: R- born from 2002 onwards
– A free choice piece for solo instrument
Cat .: S- with no age limit
– A free choice piece for solo instrument

2nd  ROUND

• PIANO
Cat .: A- born from 2006 onwards
– one free choice piece with a maximum duration of 4 ‘
Cat .: B-born from 2002 onwards
– one free choice piece with a maximum duration of 7 ‘
Cat .: C-with no age limit
– one free choice piece with a maximum duration of 1 0 ‘• GUITAR
Cat .: D- born from 2006 onwards
– one free choice piece with a maximum duration of 4 ‘
Cat .: And born from 2002 onwards
– one free choice piece with a maximum duration of 7 ‘
Cat .: F- with no age limit
– one free choice piece with a maximum duration of 10 ‘• WIND INSTRUMENTS (woodwind and brass)
Cat .: G-born from 2006 onwards
– one free choice piece with a maximum duration of 4 ‘
Cat .: H-born from 2002 onwards
– one free choice piece with a maximum duration of 7 ‘
Cat .: I- with no age limit
– one free choice piece with a maximum duration of 10 ‘

• CLASSICAL SINGING
Cat .: L- born from 1997 onwards
– a free choice Aria (preferably with Recitative)
Cat .: M- with no age limit
– a free choice Aria (preferably with Recitative and Cabaletta)

• VIOLIN
Cat .: N- born from 2006 onwards
– one free choice piece with a maximum duration of 4 ‘
Cat .: O- born from 2002 onwards
– one free choice piece with a maximum duration of 7 ‘
Cat .: P- with no age limit
– one free choice piece with a maximum duration of 10 ‘

• CELLO
Cat .: Q-born from 2006 onwards
– one free choice piece with a maximum duration of 4 ‘
Cat .: R-born from 2002 onwards
– one free choice piece with a maximum duration of 7 ‘
Cat .: S-with no age limit
– one free choice piece with a maximum duration of 10 ‘

3rd  ROUND  –  MANDATORY PIECES
All scores will be viewed on the page CONCORSI
on the website http://www.musicosmicamente.com/  and will be sent on request.

WHATSAPP-+393714907430
The musical bases recorded on the piano of the mandatory pieces,
will be sent by email after receiving the application.• PIANO
Cat .: A-born from 2006 onwards – N. Rota Puccettino nella Giungla  da 7 Pezzi Difficili per Bambini
Cat .: B- born from 2002 onwards – I. Albéniz Rumores de la Caleta Op.71 n.6
Cat .: C-with no age limit – A.Dvorǎk Impromptu in D min. B129• GUITAR
Cat .: D-born from 2006 onwards – F. Tarrega Adelita Mazurka
Cat .: E-born from 2002 onwards – F. Tarrega Las dos Hermanitas
Cat .: F- with no age limit – A.P. Barrios Capricho Español

• WIND INSTRUMENTS (woodwind and brass) **
FLUTE
Cat .: G-born from 2006 onwards – N. Rota Serenata and Pavana da 5 pezzi facili
Cat .: H-born from 2002 onwards – W. Popp Russisches Zigeunerlied Op.462 n.2
Cat .: I- with no age limit – G.Enescu – Cantabile et Presto

CLARINET
Cat .: G born from 2006 onwards – Ch. Lawry Wandering from Parisian Café
Cat .: H born from 2002 onwards – C. Guastavino – Tonada y Cueca
Cat .: I with no age limit – K. Penderecki – Three Miniatures

OBOE
Cat .: G-born from 2006 onwards – D. Borzeix – Le Sac de Ligne
Cat .: H-born from 2002 onwards – J.H. Roman – Largo- Allegro da Sonata for oboe and B.C.
Cat .: I-with no age limit – B.Britten – Two Insect Pieces

BASSOON
Cat .: G-born from 2006 onwards – G.Ph.Telemann 1st mov. from the Sonata in F min. TWV41f1
Cat .: H- born from 2002 onwards – A.Ferrante – La danza sconnessa
Cat .: I- with no age limit – G.Pierné – Solo de Concert op.35

TRUMPET
Cat .: G-born from 2006 onwards – S.Joplin Pineapple Rag
Cat .: H- born from 2002 onwards – J.E.Barat Andante and Scherzo
Cat .: I -with no age limit – J.Turrin Caprice

FRENCH HORN
Cat .: G- born from 2006 onwards – A.Dvorǎk Song to the Moon from “Rusalka”
Cat .: H- born from 2002 onwards – F. Strauss – Nocturno Op.7
Cat .: I-with no age limit – P. Dukas – Villanelle

SAXOPHONE
Cat .: G-born from 2006 onwards – F. Antonini   Divertissement Tzigane
Cat .: H-born from 2002 onwards – J.Matanovic   Rondò Rustico
Cat .: I-with no age limit – P. Iturralde   Pequeña Czarda

TUBA
Cat .: I- with no age limit – R.Vaughan Williams  1st mov. Concerto for tuba and orchestra.

** For competitors of wind instruments not included in this list, the mandatory pieces will be assigned after the registration.

• CLASSICAL SINGING
Cat .: L-born from 1997 onwards
SOPRANO – Reynaldo Hahn   Si mes vers avaient des ailes
MEZZOSOPRANO / ALTO   Reynaldo Hahn The Stars
TENOR – Reynaldo Hahn    The Swing
BARITONE – Reynaldo Hahn   Néère
BASS – Reynaldo Hahn   À Chloris

Cat .: M- with no age limit
SOPRANO – Charles Gounod   Chantez, riez et dormez
MEZZOSOPRANO – Giacomo Meyerbeer  La dame invisible
ALTO – George Bizet  Vieille Chanson
TENOR – Henri Duparc   Phidylé
BARITONE – Henri Duparc  Le galop
BASS – Giacomo Meyerbeer   La chanson de Maître Floh

• VIOLIN
Cat .: N-born from 2006 onwards   O.Rieding 2nd mov.Andante from Concerto n.2 Op.35
Cat .: O-Born from 2002 onwards   F. Kreisler Liebeslied from Alt Wiener Tanzweisen
Cat .: P-with no age limit    E.Elgar La Capricieuse Op.17

• CELLO
Cat .: Q-born from 2006 onwards – P.I.Ciajkovskij Dreams Op.39 n.21 from Album for the Youth
Cat .: R-born from 2002 onwards    M.Glinka La séparation Notturno
Cat .: S- with no age limit    B.Britten 2°mov mov. Scherzo 4° mov. March from Sonata Op.65

Art. 5 – Application Procedure
The “Perusia Harmonica” competition is based on sending video performances, as described in the following art. 6.
The participation asks to be send the application form, duly completed, (pages 10-11 of this announcement),exclusively thought the Association email at  adress musicosmicamente@gmail.com before Wednesday 20 May 2020 as expiring date
.

The following files must be sent via email:
1) identity document;
2) Receipt of the payment transfer, (in the absence of which the application cannot be accepted).
3) Fully filled and signed application form.

The data contained in the identification document will be treated in compliance with the privacy regulations laws.

Art. 6 – Video submission guidelines
The videos of the three Rounds “De Bravoure” must be uploaded on a YouTube channel and the corresponding three links must be sent, by email, to musicosmicamente@gmail.com  no later than Saturday 27 June 2020.
The autor in presenting the videos, automatically declares their authenticity.
Mandatory video features:
• The shot must be fixed, without cuts or audio / video editing during execution.
• The first page of this document must be visible in the shot, where the logo and the name of the competition appear.
• The video can be made with any device or other support for video shooting
• The title of each pieces has to report: Competition PERUSIA HARMONICA – 1st, 2nd or 3rd ROUND, SURNAME – NAME (of the performer); while in the description: AUTHOR and TITLE of the piece.
• Uploading to YouTube can be done with a “public” video privacy setting (open to anyone) or with an “unlisted” setting (visible to anyone with the link)
• In the video the competitor must be clearly visible, so as to allow identification and to avoid penalty of exclusion from the competition procedure.

No responsibility can be attributed to the MusiCosmicaMente Association, in case of illegitimate attributions or contents that violate the laws and regulations in force.
The admission to the competition and the consequent video uploading is subject to the participation fee payment.

Art. 7 – Participation fee
To participation fee, included the membership fee and secretarial expenses, is according to the following scheme:
 Cat .: A – D – G – N – Q            € 20
 Cat .: B – E – H – L -O – R         € 30
 Cat .: C – F – I – M – P – S              € 35
The application fee can be paid:
• Bank Transfer to the current account in the name of Associazione Culturale Musicosmicamente (Crédit Agricole Bank, Perugia – via G. Marconi) to the following IBAN: IT 43 O 06230 03000 000043331239;
• via PayPal by clicking on the link http://PayPal.Me/perusiaharmonica.
The reason for the payment must be indicated.
Competitors,members of MusiCosmicaMente will pay only €15 for secretarial expenses, while not associated competitors, have to pay any extra for piano accompaniment requests.
The Organization will set freely available for the competitors, the pdf scores and the relative piano bases accompaniment, (in mp3 format, edited using a special software) of all the mandatory pieces. The scores will be sent on request (3714907430) , while the bases will be sent upon receipt of the application form.
The violin, cello, classical singing and wind instruments competitors, can optionally request the musical base, containing the piano accompaniment of the pieces chosen; this service requires a  the following supplement, depending on the sections and categories, to be paid at the same time as the registration fee:

➢ Wind instruments cat .: G – Violin cat .: N – Cello cat .: Q               € 10.00  supplement
➢ Wind instruments cat .: H – I – Violin cat .: O – Cello cat .: R          € 15.00  supplement
➢ Singing cat .: L – M – Violin cat .: P – Cello cat .: S                             € 20.00  supplement

Art. 8 – Prizes
In each category of each section, the following prizes will be awarded:
• 1st place: Scholarship, Masterclass and Prize Concert
• 2nd place: Masterclass and 2nd prize Diploma
• 3rd place: Masterclass and 3rd prize Diploma

The prize concerts and the Masterclasses will be included in the 2020/2021 music season, organized by MusiCosmicaMente. The Masterclasses can also be conducted online, through distance teaching.
The winners will be announced on 7th  July 2020 (1st-2nd-3rd prize), whose names and related video will be published in the dedicated section of the site http://www.musicosmicamente.com/.
The winners will also be promptly informed by telephone and/or by  e-mails, to make agreements, regarding the method of prizes delivery.
The Certificate of Attendence will be sent to the winners and to all participants, indicating the placement in the competition, the section and the category.
The Organization will make Special Prizes (Art. 9).
The event is not part of the competitions or prize contests pursuant to Art. 6 paragraph 1 of Italian Presidential Decree 430/2001; consequently, pursuant to Resolution no. 8/1251 of 10/28/1976 the prizes will not be subject to withholding tax. The recipient is obliged to declare the amount of the premium in his annual tax return.

Art. 9 – Special prizes
The following Special Prizes will be awarded:

• Special Prize “L.v.Beethoven” – Established on the occasion of the celebrations for the 250th year, since the birth of L.v. Beethoven and reserved for pianist competitors of categories B and C only, who must present, in the first test, the 1st movement of a composer Sonata.

• Special Prize “Giuseppe Flamini”, for the best singer with baritone or bass voice.

• “Perusia Harmonica” Special Prize, to the best competitor from the Umbria region of Italy.

• TROPHY – “MusiCosmicaMente” – Assigned to the First Degree Secondary School of Italy, with Musical Address.

The mentioned prizes will be indicated in the dedicated section, on the Association’s website, which is always updated http://www.musicosmicamente.com/ .

Art. 10 – Commissions
The members of the juries, whose names will be published shortly on the website http://www.musicosmicamente.com/ , will express a rating from 0 to 100.
The weighted average will take into account the cents, up to the second number after the comma, rounded down if less than or equal to 4 and upwards if greater than or equal to 5.
For the same score, up to the second number after the comma, will be the youngest competitor to be  considered the winner.
The jurors who have didactic relationships with one or more competitors, will refrain from participating in the evaluation of the same.

Art.11 – Privacy rules and video material
Pursuant to Article 7 of Legislative Decree No. 196/2003 “Consolidated Privacy Act” and the GDPR of May 25, 2018, Musicosmicamente informs that the data provided at the time of registration will be stored and used exclusively for the purpose. Competitors have the right to acces your personal data, to restrict (under certain conditions), the processing of your personal data, to object to the processing of your data and to request the deletion of your personal data (if processed unlawfully). You also have the right to withdraw your consent at any time. Participants over the age of 18 and the parents of underage competitors must  express their consent to the use by the Association of the video material, sent for the competition tests, by way of advertising dissemination of the event itself, in the application form.

Art. 12 Final provisions
The jury may not assign the special prizes provided if the participants are not deemed worthy.
The organization reserves the right to make any necessary changes to this regulation,  for a better outcome of the competition. It may also decide to cancel the competition, or only one or more sections and / or categories, if causes beyond its control prevent its correct performance. In such cases, the organization will promptly notify any subscribers, to whom the fees will be fully refunded.

Perugia, april 7,  2020

Associazione Culturale MusiCosmicaMente
sede legale: Perugia, via del Parione n. 7
tel.: 3714907430
e-mail: musicosmicamente@gmail.com
sito web: http://www.musicosmicamente.com/
C.F.: 94172340542

APPLICATION FORM attachment A

Section …………………………..……Instrument or Voice ……….……….……

Category ……….……………..

COMPETITOR:

Surname …………………..………….………………….. Name ……………………..…..….……..…
Place and date of birth ……………………………………………………….………………………..
Resident in ……………………..…………..………… Reg. ….……….. Country ….……..………………
ZIP code……………………….Street …………………..…………….…… n° ……………
Tel. …………………….………..……………………
Email ……………………………………………………………………………………..…………………….

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Program 1st  Round (author, title)

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Program 2nd  Round (author, title)

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§ Prize L.v.Beethoven (pianists cat .: B-C) I participate:    YES______       NO_____

• For the program of your choice
piano musical base is required         YES____          NO______

• Videos materials for the contest  release
is approved                                                        YES____              NO_______


Attached:
1. identity document
2. copy of the transfer made, relating to the membership and participation fee
3. scores in pdf format (only for those who require the bases with piano acc.)

I declare to fully accept the rules foreseen by the announcement.

Competitor’s signature …….……..……………………………………………………………………

(in the case of a minor, signature of the parent / guardian / legal representative)
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Place …………………………… .Date ……………..…………..

The undersigned consents to the processing of personal data by this Association pursuant to art. 13 of Legislative Decree 196/2003, aimed at managing the association relationship and fulfilling any legal obligation (information for members and for underage members also available on the association’s website); it also allows the data concerning the registration to be communicated to the entities with which the association collaborates and processed by them to the extent necessary for the fulfillment of obligations under the law and by the statutory rules.

Place. ………………………………… Date ………………………

Competitor’s signature …….……..……………………………………………………………………

(in the case of a minor, signature of the parent / guardian / legal representative)