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International Competition 2023



Piano, String instruments
1) The 24th Valsesia Musica Juniores International Competition 2023 Monterosa - Kawai Prize is open to candidates of all nationalities. 2) Participants must send within Saturday, 21st October to info@valsesiamusica.com the following documents: duly filled in application form a photocopy of an identity document certificate of their musical studies , if the candidates take private lessons, a statement from their own teacher must be enclosed (a self- certification or a short CV can be submitted) a recent photo link to the video of their performance uploaded as unlisted video on YouTube platform and whose specifications are listed at: receipt of payment by bank transfer (free of any charge - account details can be requested from the secretariat writing to info@valsesiamusica.com ). 3) Candidates will not be admitted to the contest unless all documents (point 2) are received. The amount will not be reimbursed for any reason, except in the cases mentioned at point 8 of the regulation. 4) The decisions of the jury are final and not subject to review or appeal . 5) The jury can decide not to give any reward if they think that no candidate is worthy. 6) The contest is divided into the following two sections: Section I : Piano solo Section II : String instruments Both sections are divided into the following categories: Category A : candidates born on or after 1st January 2014 Category B : candidates born on or after 1st January 2012 Category C : candidates born on or after 1st January 2010 Category D : candidates born on or after 1st January 2007 Category E : candidates born on or after 1st January 2004 Category F : candidates born on or after 1st January 2001 Categories A , B , C - € 75 Categories D , E , F - € 85 7) The winners will play free in the award-giving concert. A refusal will involve the cancellation of the award. 8) The organizing committee may cancel one or more categories if there are very few participants. Candidates will be promptly informed and the amount will be refunded. 9) Candidates must fill in the application form listing their program in due order. 10) The participants cannot claim any fee towards producers or transmitters for possible recording or radio or TV transmissions or in disk of their performances at the winners’ concert. Participation implies the tacit consent of the above. 11) The prize - winners of the Valsesia Musica Juniores International Competition Monterosa - Kawai Prize pledge that in the future they will use the title actually given by the jury. Every abuse will be legally prosecuted. 12) The jury will be made up of renowned Italian and foreign artists and critics. The members can propose their students upon notice at the beginning of the competition. 13) For any controversy the Court of Varallo Sesia will be competent. 14) If there is dispute about the interpretation of the regulations, the valid text will be the Italian one.

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