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Saxophone competition
ALPEN CLASSICA

Saxophone competition


The Cross-Border Association promotes music within the Euregio and promotes also the young talented musicians from the Euregio. The association gives the opportunity through music to visit the tourist locations organizing concerts in beautiful venues.

The competition is open to all young musicians of every nationality and it is divided in two main categories: SOLOIST AND QUARTET.

DATE AND LOCATION

The competition will take place on the 29th of October 2021 in Bressanone, at the Seminary in Seminario-street (Via del seminario) 4, the central-location of the saxfest. In case of a consistent number of participants the association can decide to prolong the competition also on the 30th of October. The masterclasses are guardanted in any case.

 

SOLOISTS

Category 1: until 16 years old

Category 2: from 17 until 30 years old

For the age it will be taken into consideration the day of the competition.

PROGRAMM

Category 1
Repertoire:

  • Solo sax piece or with piano

Category 2:

  • Compulsory work:Alexander Glazunov: Concerto for saxophone and orchestra op.109
  •  One solo original saxophon work (maximum 10 minutes long. In case the candidate chooses a piece more than 10 minutes long, the jury can decide to stop the performance).

PIANIST

Candidates will have the possibility to play with the pianists of the saxfest and with a rehearsal included  in the inscription’s price.

The candidate can also bring his own pianist. All costs are in charge of the candidate or of the pianist.

REHEARSAL WITH PIANIST

If the candidate decides to rehearse and play with the pianists of the festival, there will be a max 20 minutes rehearsal on the 27th of October afternoon or the 28th morning. Day and time of the rehearsal will be uploaded on the festival website in the section Saxfest 2021/Saxophone competition

COSTS

If the candidates applies to the masterclasses and courses of Alpen Classica Saxfest the competition’s application is FOR FREE. For the other candidates the fee for the application is 122 euro.

BANK DETAILS:

NAME OF THE BANK: CASSA RURALE VAL DI SOLE

IBAN: IT 60 Q 08163 35000 00021011473

BIC: CCRTIT2T43A

REQUIRED INFORMATIONS: Name - Family Name- Date of birth - living address - accomodation’s days - Contacts


PRIZES
Category 1

1st Prize:

  • Recital during Alpen Classica Festival 2022 season. The accomodation’s expenses on the day of the concert are covered by the association. The travel-costs are in charge of the winner.
  • Free partecipazione at the Alpen Classica Saxfest 2022 Masterclasses including accomodation. The travel-costs are in charge of the winner.
  • Accessories
  • Diploma

2nd Prize

  • Recital during Alpen Classica Festival 2022 season. The accomodation’s expenses on the day of the concert are covered by the association. 
  • Accessories
  • Diploma

The travel-costs are in charge of the winner but the organization contributes with an amount of 50 Euro for the travel costs

Category 2
1st Prize

  • Performance with Alpen Classica euregio string orchestra of Alexander Glazunov: Concerto for saxophone and orchestra op.109 o the 31st of October by the Saxfest Gala closing concert.
  • Recital during the Prisma Festival 2022 season. The concert is paid 500 euro.The accomodation’s expenses on the day of the concert are covered by the festival.
  • Recital during Alpen Classica Festival 2022 season. The accomodation’s expenses on the day of the concert are covered by the association. The concert is payed 500 Euro.
  • Diploma

The travel-costs are in charge of the winner but the organization contributes with an amount of 50 Euro for the travel costs


2nd Prize

  • Recital during Alpen Classica Festival 2022 season. The concert is payed 500 euro.The accomodation’s expenses on the day of the concert are covered by the festival.
  • Professional video of the concert.
  • Diploma

The travel-costs are in charge of the winner but the organization contributes with an amount of 50 Euro for the travel costs

 

 

QUARTET
Minimum average age 18 years  by the day of the competition: 29 October 2021. Every candidate has to be at least 16 years old.

PROGRAM:
The candidates have to play 20 minutes of original music for saxophone quartet. Transcriptions are not allowed. Candidates have also to briefly present the reasons of the repertoire’s choice, it’s goal and the characteristics they want to show.

PRIZES:

1st Prize:

  • Recital during Alpen classica Festival 2021 season. The concert is payed 1000 euro.The accomodation’s expenses on the day of the concert are covered by the festival. The concert will take place on the 18th of December 2021 at the Abbey of Stams (Kapitelsaal). The concert starts at 19.30. The travel-costs are in charge of the winner but the organization contributes with an amount of 50 Euro for the travel costs
  • Professional video of the concert
  • Accessories
  • Diploma

APPLICATIONS AND COSTS

If at least 3 members of the quartet apply for the masterclasses and courses of Alpen Classica Saxfest 2021 the competition’s application is FOR FREE.

If less than 3 candidates applies for the masterclasses and courses of Alpen Classica Saxfest 2021 the competition’s fee is 300 euro

BANK DETAILS:

NAME OF THE BANK: CASSA RURALE VAL DI SOLE

IBAN: IT 60 Q 08163 35000 000210111473

BIC: CCRTIT2T43A

CAUSALE: Name - Family Name- Date of birth - living address - accomodation’s days - Contacts

HOW TO APPLY

Candidates have to download the application form on www.alpenclassicafestival.com section Saxfest 2021/Saxophone competition

After filling the form, please send it to the following address with the following informations of every member of the quartet: info@cross-border.it

  • Name
  • Family Name
  • Codice Fiscale
  • Date of birth
  • Living address
  • Accomodation’s period
  • Contacts
  • Categories of the competition

GENERAL INFORMATIONS


The competition is opened to every nationality Application’s deadline: 14th of October.
The auditions are opened to the public respecting all covid rules.
There will be a practice room available for the candidates 20 minutes before the performance.

The performances can be recorded in different ways (foto, audio, video etc.)

The organization can change the rules of the festival or cancel a category of the competition if the application number is not enough.

For all categories the candidates have to bring at least 3 copies of the works played and also a proof of identity. For the solo category it is not necessary to bring the score of Galzunov concerto.

The jury can ask again to repeat a section of the performance or ask to completely repeat the performance if necessary.

The audition schedule will be uploaded on the festival website www.alpenclassicafestival.com (section saxfest 2021)

The rehearsal with the orchestra for the winner will be organized on the 30 th of October.

The winners’ concerts are organized by the association Cross-Border.

The payment of the concerts will be transferred after the performance.

The organization is not responsible for any damages which could happen to the candidates during the event and the concerts.

In case of cancellation the fee will not be refunded.

The candidates have to respect all covid restrictions in force at the time of the competition from the Italian and the European government.

The sending of the application means the acceptance of all rules.

DATA

The sending of the informations is voluntary but necessary to for the concert’s payment.
The sending of the application means the acceptance of all private information treatments .

The organization uses the personal datas only for the event’s purposes.
The data will not be sent to thirds

The organization has the exclusive right to use the media material.

Brochure SaxFest - Registration Form