Association “RHAPSODY” from Sarajevo organizes 3 INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION “SERGEI RACHMANINOFF” in the period of (7, 8, 9 APRIL). The competition will be live and online.
The competition is public, the program for piano solo is performed by heart, while for piano duo, complementary piano and comparative piano, the program can be performed from sheet music.
The competition will take place in the following disciplines: piano solo, piano duo – four-handed, six-handed, teacher and student, complementary piano, comparative piano.
The competition is judged by an expert jury made up of eminent pedagogues from the country and abroad.
The jury’s decision is final and irrevocable.
Jury members are obliged to:
1. To respect the rulebook on the work of the jury;
2. To intervene in the case of deviation from the regulations on the work of the jury;
Scoring of the participants is done by adding points from the score sheets and calculating the mean value. The required number of points for the respective award is:
FIRST PRIZE: 90-100 points;
SECOND PRIZE: 80-90 points;
THIRD PRIZE: 70-80 points;
PRAISE: 60-69.99 points.
The number of prizes that the jury will award in each category is not limited.
The winner of each category (LAUREAT/GRAND PRIX) must have a minimum of 98 points in all categories.
The organizer reserves the right to publish photos and videos of all competition participants, and in order to promote the competition, photos and videos are published in the media, on the official website, official Facebook page, YouTube, posters, flyers, billboards and the like.
The donation for the competition is 60 km /
30 euros for all categories. In case the participant withdraws from the competition, the donation is not returned.
Competitors apply through the electronic application found on the website.
In addition to the application, participants must send a scanned (can also be a regular photo – as long as it is clean and visible) photo of the birth certificate or passport.
All participants upload the video to the YouTube channel – with the PUBLIC or UNLISTED option and comments turned off. It is necessary to state in the description of the video: the name and surname of the candidate, the category and the program he is performing. All recordings cannot be older than one year. Videos can be in their entirety or each video individually. It is very important to see the instrument and the body in the recording.