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CENTER FOR SUPPORT AND PROMOTION OF CONTEMPORARY ART

NAMED AFTER ALEMDAR KARAMANOV (MOSCOW, RUSSIA),

SCHUBERT SOCIETY OF RUSSIA (MOSCOW, RUSSIA),

INTERNATIONAL ARTS FORUM

«ROMANTISM: SOURCES AND HORIZONS» (MOSCOW, RUSSIA),

TATIANA STUPAK SCHOOL OF MUSIC (LIMASSOL CYPRUS)
ARTS ASSEMBLIES IN CYPRUS

July 8-15, 2020

Limassol, Cyprus

Venues:

Tatiana Stupak School of Music
ADDRESS: ATHANASIOU CHRISTOPOULOU 9,
MESA GEITONIA, 4002, LIMASSOL
Phone: + 357 99 140 240

Dr.Nefen Michaelides Professional Music School, Piano Department
ADDRESS: 16, Philopoimenos Str., Limassol
Events of Assembly 2020:

- VI International Competition of Musicians in Cyprus.

- International School of Musical Creation in Cyprus.

- International Scientific Conference "Arts of Music in XX - early XXI Centuries: Looking Ahead and Back".

- Recitals.

- Historical sightseeing trips.

- Exhibitions.
VI International Competition of Musicians in Cyprus
July 8-15, 2020
The Nominations:
Solo Piano
Piano Ensemble
Solo Vocal
Vocal Ensemble
Contemporary Vocal
Contemporary Vocal Ensemble
Solo Orchestra Instruments:
- Strings
- Winds
Chamber Ensemble
Solo Guitar
Guitar Ensemble
Solo Folk Instruments: Domra, Balalaika, Bayan, Accordion
Folk Instruments Ensemble
Instrumental Ensemble with a Non-Academic Combination of Timbres
Orchestra Conductor
Choir Conductor
Composer
Composer / Arranger
Composer / Performer
The Art of Accompanying
Musical Teaching Skills
Musicology:
- Research
- Music Journalism
- Music Lecturing.
Age categories:
1 category: up to 7 years old;
2 category: 7 - 9 years old;
3 category: 10-12 years old;
4 category: 13 -15 years old;
5 category: 16 - 18 years old;
6 category: 19 - 25 years old;
7 category: 26 - 35 years old;
8 category: over 36 years old

!!! Children under 18 may come to Limassol only when they are accompanied by adults.
The program for performance in all nominations is free (no longer than 15 minutes), except «Orchestra Conductor» and «Choir Conductor».

Candidates in «Orchestra Conductor» nomination shall perform Ludwig van Beethoven, Symphony № 2, Op. 1.
Candidates in «Choir Conductor» nomination shall perform the following pieces:
W.A. Mozart «Ave Verum», anf G. F. Händel «Hallelujah» from the «Messiah».

A candidate shall be allowed to perform with one's own accompanist (or accompanists, in case there is a four-hands two-pianos performance in "Orchestra Conductor" or "Choir Conductor" nomination). Accompanists may also take part in the competition in «The Art of Accompanying» nomination. A candidate without one's own accompanist shall be provided with an accompanist(s) by the Competition Organising Committee.
Accompanist's services are payed for separately (more information below).

"Composer" and "Composer / Arranger" nominations allow only remote participation. Candidates should submit one or several original compositions of any genre. Scores (in *.jpeg, *.jpg, *.tif, or *pdf format) and audio recording in mp3 format (not more than 15 minutes long) should be sent along with the candidate's application to e-mail: kiprm@inbox.ru.

"Musical Teaching Skills" nomination provides for both in-person and remote participation of candidates fitting under age categories #6-8. A candidate shall deliver a demo lesson with one of his/her students on one of the following topics (as selected by a candidate):
1. One or several pieces by Baroque or Classicism era composers.
2. One or several pieces by Romanticism era composers representing Western Europe or Russia.
3. One or several pieces by XX-XXI centuries composers representing Russia or any other country.

A music-theory-teacher candidate shall deliver a lesson on any music theory or music history subject to a group of students. Scenario of the lesson shall be determined by a candidate on his/her own discretion. The lesson length shall be 45 minutes.

In case of remote participation, a candidate shall send a video recording of the lesson (either in DVD or mp4 format) or an active web-link along with the candidate's application to e-mail: kiprm@inbox.ru.

«Research» nomination
Previously unpublished research papers on any topic regarding musical arts and musical education are accepted to take part in the Competition. When assessing the papers, the jury shall take into account the originality, relevancy, scientific novelty, thoroughness and logic of presentation. Candidate's paper shouldn't be coauthored with a teacher. Papers shall be sent along with the candidate's application to e-mail: kiprm@inbox.ru. The text should be limited to no more than 20,000 characters. Font: Times New Roman, 14 size for the title and main text and 12 size for notes.
Remote participation only.

«Music Journalism» nomination
Works of various genres are accepted to take part in the Competition, such as music critical article, review, story, essay, note, annotation, descriptive portrait, etc. Content and topic of works should regard music arts, including music education. Works shall be sent along with the candidate's application to e-mail: kiprm@inbox.ru. The text should be limited to no more than 15,000 characters. Font: Times New Roman, 14 size for the title and main text and 12 size for notes.
Remote participation only.

"Music Lecturing" nomination
Candidate's performance program should consist of the opening remarks and a fragment of lecture-concert.
Both remote and in-person participation is possible. In case of remote participation, a candidate shall send a video recording of the lesson (either in DVD or mp4 format) or an active web-link along with the candidate's application to e-mail: kiprm@inbox.ru. Performance length (including voice illustrations) should be limited to no more than 15 minutes.

Participation in several nominations is possible.

Candidates in "Contemporary Vocal" and "Contemporary Vocal Ensemble" nominations may perform accompanied by a piano, other instrument or ensemble, with a playback or a`cappella.

Awards:
Grand Prix – 50,000 roubles.

Winners in each nomination and age category shall be awarded with laureate diplomas (I, II, III, IV degree).

Laureates of first-degree diplomas will participate in the Final Concert.

Laureates shall be invited to take part in concerts under the International Arts Forum "Romanticism: Sources and Horizons) in Moscow, other cities of Russia and in Italy.

Laureates' teacher shall be awarded with a special Certificate of Honor, once the candidate's application includes the teacher's full name, title and job position.

The judgement of the jury shall be final and not disputed.


Application Documents:

1) Application (must be filled out as a Word file).
The name of the file must contain the name of the applicant.
For example: John Smith.

2) A photo (*.jpg). The name of the file must contain the Candidate's full name in English (as in the foreign passport).

3) Copy of Candidate's Birth Certificate or Passport.

4) Copy of Candidate's Diploma or proof of current student's status from Candidate's educational institution.

5) Short artistic biography.

Registration Fee for Solo Performers is 100 Euro.

Registration Fee for Ensemble Performers is 70 Euro per each Performer.

Registration Fee for Candidates in "Musical Teaching Skills", "Research", "Music Journalism", "Music Lecturing" is 50 Euro.

Accompanist's Fees are 25 Euro per a rehearsal and 35 Euro per a recital.

Fees are to be paid in roubles according to the Central Bank of Russia exchange rate as of the date of payment.

Registration Fee is to be paid once the Organising Committee has approved your application to take part in the competition.

Accompanist's Fees are to be paid strictly before your registration as a Competition Participant.

Details for transferring the registration fee:

"A. Karamanov Center for Support and Promotion of Contemporary Art" LLC
TIN 7710582934
RRC 502701001
Settlement account: 40702810600001460420 at JSC "Raiffeisenbank", Moscow
Correspondent account 30101810200000000700
BIC 044525700
Purpose of payment: registration fee
Banking fees are to paid by the Candidate.
In case of Candidate's withdrawal the registration fee shall not be redeemed.
The deadline for submitting you application is June 5, 2020

Applications should be sent to e-mail: kiprm@inbox.ru

The Organising Committee will assist candidates travelling to Cyprus, including offering the best-price accommodation.
Air tickets, meals and travelling inside Cyprus shall be paid for by Candidates themselves.

You may ask any question regarding the trip to Cyprus by calling:
+7 (985) 193 24 82, available from 10 am to 7 pm,
or by writing to kiprm@inbox.ru

Additional Information may be received by calling the following numbers:

+7 (985) 193 24 82 from 10 am to 7 pm and by e-mail at kiprm@inbox.ru