The festival addresses to young guitarists and will have three sections: contest, master classes and recitals.
The Guitar Contest will have 3 age categories:
- A Category: up to 12 years old (on the contest date)
- B Category: 13 - 16 years old
- C Category: 17 - 25 years old
A Category: the program will include works from different stylistic periods, with maximum duration of 12 minutes.
B and C Categories: the program will have a maximum duration of 18 minutes for B Category and 25 minutes for C Category and will include:
- a Renaissance or Baroque work
- a Classical or Romantic work
- a Modern or Contemporary work.
A participant may register for a superior age category, but he/she may participate only for one age category only.The winners of C Category of previous editions may not participate in this competition.
Jury: Liviu Georgescu (Bucharest) - president of jury, Eugen Mang (Bucharest), Emilian Paraschiv (Alba-Iulia), Stefan Trifan (Cluj-Napoca).
Any editions of the presented works are allowed. The participants should show a copy of the scores to the secretary.
Participation fee: 50 lei payed at the arrival.
The participation form will be sent until 15 of May 2009 to:
- Centrul de Cultura „Augustin Bena” Str. Regina Maria nr.6 Alba Iulia Jud. Alba cod.510103
- fax: 0258 /826410
- e-mail: pemilian @ personal.ro, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Participation form: download
Festivals Guests: Liviu Georgescu (Bucharest), Eugen Mang (Bucharest), prof.drd. Stefan Trifan (Cluj-Napoca), Ionut Zamfirescu (Bucharest), Pusztay Antal (Hungary).
- 50 lei/person/night, breakfast included, to a 3 stars hotel
- to a board and lodging in rooms of 2 or 3 beds.
The master classes will be public conferences and will be free of charge for all the participants to the competition.
Lectors: Liviu Georgescu (Bucharest), Eugen Mang (Bucharest), Stefan Trifan (Cluj-Napoca).
The participation form will include the options for the master class teacher.
Recitals: Ionut Zamfirescu (Bucharest), Pusztay Antal (Hungary).
- Thursday, 28 May:
- 12:00 - 14:00 - participants arriving, accommodation
- 15:30 - 18:00 - Master class: prof. Eugen Mang and prof. Stefan Trifan
- Friday, 29 May:
- 09:00 - 14:00 - Competiton, A and B categories
- 15:00 - 18:00 - Competiton, A and B categories
- 19:00 - 20:30 - Recital Ionut Zamfirescu
- Saturday, 30 May:
- 09:00 - 14:00 - Competiton, C category
- 15:30 - 18:00 - Master class: prof. Liviu Georgescu, Eugen Mang and Stefan Trifan
- 19:00 - 20:30 - Recital Pusztay Antal
- Sunday, 31 May:
- 09:00 - 11:00 - Master class: prof. Liviu Georgescu, Eugen Mang and Stefan Trifan
- 12:00 - The Awards Ceremony and Gala of Laureats
Secretariate "Augustin Bena" Culture Center: 0258 826 410.
Prof. Emilian Paraschiv: 0722 769 640.