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THE DEPARTMENT OF WOODWIND, PERCUSSION AND TRADITIONAL FOLK MUSIC INSTRUMENTS
organize:


INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
OF
INSTRUMENTAL PLAYING INTERPRETATION
AULODIA 2021
12-th edition
MAY 8, 2021



      Organized by the Vocational High School of Music ”Tudor Ciortea”, which boasts os seven decades of experience and tradition in the field of music education, this competition wants to bring to present-time the effervescence of ANCIENT GREEK music, the sounds of the past, namely of the sounds of the AULOS, the study of which was included in the curriculum of the philosophers.
      This competition is an invitation to all students of contemporary wind, percussion and traditional folk music instruments from our school and from other schools in Romania as well as abroad.
      The COMPETITION provides the participants with the opportunity to reveal their artistic potential and to share experience. It is a ”sonorous interpretative contest” intended to bring the young artists to the attention of the public and of the press.

PARTICIPATION RULES:

      Enrollment is made only on the basis of the online registration form. The participants' forms will be completed by April 30, 2021.

      !ATTENTION
      Candidates who will participate in the competition for instruments other than those studied and approved through a school curriculum in force, cannot be evaluated, but will receive a participation diploma.

      Restricted as we are by the Covid 19 Pandemic, this year’s edition will take place online Therefore, candidates WILL ENROLL by accessing the two links (instruments and chamber music ensembles) no later then April 30th 2021. All participants must:

      - fill in a registration form;
      - include a copy of I.D. or passport;
      - the score, as well as the part for each instrument in PDF format ;
      - the video link uploaded to YouTube. This video must be unedited and unrevised and it must contain the full repertoire chosen by each candidate for the contest in only one piece.


      The organizers reserve the right to disqualify the competitor should there be suspicion of the video having been tampered with. Recordings from shows, concerts or any public manifestations are not acceptable.
      The results will be posted on the site on May 8th 2021.
      The diplomas will be mailed be in PDF.
      The participants must observe a dress code.
      No admission fee required.


      ONLINE REGISTATION FORM:
      Registration form - Instruments!
      Registration form - Chamber music ensembles!


      CONTEST RULES: Contest participation rules!

CONTEST RULES

TYPES OF INSTRUMENTS:
      Flute, Oboe, Basson, Clarinet, Trumpet, Horn, Trombone, Tuba, Blockflote, Instruments of Percussion, Pan flute, Accordion, Cimbalom, Cobza and Chamber Music Ensembles. The ensembles may comprise of pupils, students or may be mixed (pupils and students) but NO teachers!

REPERTORIE::
      Two Classical Music works and/or two suites belonging to Romanian Folklore Instrumental Music, contrasting in style, genre and character. Parts of concert or of a sonata, as well as of a folklore suite, are accepted provided they are within the required time frame.

TIME FRAME : Instrumental solo pieces

      - Class I - VI – seven minutes max,
      - Class VII, VIII – ten minutes max,
      - Clasele IX, X - maxim 15 minute,
      - Class IX, X – fifteen minutes max;
      - Students – thirty minutes max;
      - Secondary School Ensembles – fifteen minutes max.
      - High School/Student Ensembles – twenty minutes max.


THE JURY:
      The jury will comprise prestigious teachers and university professors from all the countries represented in the competition.
      The participants will be evaluated from the point of view of the correct execution of the score, interpretation, personality, communication within each category.



AWARDS:


      Prizes will be offered for each instrument and class.
      Diplomas with First, Second and Third Prizes for each instrument and class.
      - Participation diplomas of all participants not classified in the awards.
      - Honorary Mentions for all music instructors and for all the teachers.