Brescia Classica
1st International Piano Competition
Application deadline 20th of June 2017

RULES

Art. 1:
The competition, opened to Italian and foreign applicants until 35 years old, will take place from the 1st to the 6th of August 2017 at the Concert Hall of the Museo Diocesano of Brescia (Italy) in Via Gasparo da Salò n. 13  

Art. 2: 
The competition performances will be public.
First Round: the program must not exceed the 25 minutes and have to include one etude by Chopin, Liszt, Rachmaninov, Skrjabin or Debussy, one piece by Karl Fiorini or Joseph Vella or Alexey Shor (note that you have to perform only one piece and to download the scores, please visit the "Download Area" of the website) and one or more works of free choice.
Final Round: only 25 candidates admitted, the program must not exceed the 40 minutes and have to include one movement of a sonata or a piece by Haydn, Mozart or Beethoven.

Art. 3: 
The judges, excellent reputation musicians/masters, will stop the performance in case of time limit overstepped and/or will not assign awards and scholarship in case they consider the competitors non-deserving. Actions and decision of the judges are unquestionable and irrevocable.
Judges that tutored/taught one or more competitors during the previous two years are requested to abstain from participating to dealings/votes related to the nominated competitors performances.
The occurrence should be clearly reported in the competition memorandum. 
At assignment, each judge will issue a declaration related to the mentioned teaching/tutorial activity with the competitors. 
In view of what above reported, the competitors are compelled to report in the application form the name of their teachers. 

Art. 4: 
Competitors are responsible for their own travel and accommodation expenses. 

Art. 5: 
Competitors will be admitted to test the piano in the timings arranged by organization and made available some days before the beginning of the competition. 

Art. 6: 
Competitors will find the time table and convocation time in the following website: www.bresciaclassica.it. Competitors are expected to keep up-to-date referring to the following website: www.bresciaclassica.it. In this regard, management refuses any related responsibility as no different convocation procedure will be adopted. 

Art. 7: 
Admitted competitors will made available 1 identity card/document and 1 copy of the program works plan. The President reserves to admit latecomers as last competitors. 

Art. 8: 
The results of the First Round will be announced on the 4th of August at the end of the First Round. The 25 pianists admitted to the Final Round will perform on the 5th and 6th of August. First, second and third prize winners are compelled to perform at Award Galà on Sunday 6th of August 2017 at 20.30.
Non-participation to Award Galà will entail the refusal of the rewards by the competitors.

Art. 9: 
Sensitive datas and informations will be treated by management under privacy restrictions and in compliance with fundamental rights of the human person. Competitors are advised that their sensitive datas will be treated only and exclusively for purposes communications related to the competition;

Art. 10: 
Management reserves the right of modify the competition announcement and/or possibly suppress one or more categories and/or sections in case of inadequate number of applicants. Only in this case the application fees will be reimbursed. 

Art. 11: 
Management is not responsible for risks and/or damages of any nature which should occur to competitors during the entire period of the public performance. 

Art. 12: 
The application entail the unconditional acceptance of the rules of the present announcement. 

HOW TO APPLY
The application form filled in its entirety should be e-mailed to info@bresciaclassica.it before the 20th of June 2017.
Application fee: 100 Euro
Accepted Payment Methods: Bank Transfer to 
Associazione Culturale "Talent Music School “
Via Antonio Salieri, 32
37060 - Nogarole Rocca (VR)
Bank details: UNICREDIT
Via IX Maggio, 20
37060 - Nogarole Rocca
IBAN: IT07G0200859620000102901282
BIC: UNCRITM1N13
Reason for payment:
 “First and Last name + Brescia Classica”