Competition Rules

IV INTERNATIONAL GUITAR COMPETITION OF MADRID

10 – 19 June 2022

RULES

  1. Those who want to participate in the IV International Guitar Competition of Madrid must enroll in the Festival as an “active student” (Mode A or B) or as Oyente+Concurso (Attendance as guest student + Competition).

   * Those competitors enrolled as guest student+Competition can enroll later as “active student” (if there are places). In that case, the price for participating in the competition will be deducted from the registration fee.

  1. There will be two categories:
  • Youth: from 15 to 20 years old
  • Professional: from 21 to 35 years old

No limit in the number of inscriptions.

  1. Rounds and Repertoire

            Youth Category

  • Preliminary Round Video (until May 5, 23:59h, CEST, UTC+2): a free choice programme of maximum 5 minutes of music. The jury will select 15 competitors for the semifinal round.
  • Semifinal Round (June 14, in person): 8 to 10 minutes (of music) of a programme of your choice. Pieces performed during preliminary round cannot be repeated. 5 participants will advance to the Final round.
  • Final Round (June 15, in person): 10 to 15 minutes (of music) of a programme of your choice. Pieces performed during previous rounds cannot be repeated.

Professional Category

  • Preliminary Round video (until May 5, 23:59h, CEST, UTC+2): a free choice programme of maximum 7 minutes of music. The jury will select 15 competitors for the semifinal round.
  • Semifinal Round video (until May 22, 23:59h, CEST, UTC+2): 10 to 12 minutes (of music) of a programme of your choice, including different styles or periods. Pieces performed during preliminary round cannot be repeated. 5 participants will advance to the Final round.
  • Final round (until June 5, 23:59h, CEST, UTC+2): 15 to 20 minutes (of music) of a programmeof your choice, including different styles or periods, and the required piece En los trigales by composer Joaquín Rodrigo. Total duration must not exceed 20 minutes (of music). Pieces performed during previous rounds cannot be repeated.

 

  1. The draw to decide the order of performance in the Youth Category will be held 30 minutes before the round starts. Competitors will be informed of the venue later on.
  • Semifinal Round: June 14, 10:30h
  • Final Round: June 15, 17:30h
  1. Documents

In order to participate in the International Guitar Competition of Madrid, participants must fill out the registration bulletin and send it to the e-mail formacion@festivalguitarramadrid.com, including a copy of ID card or Passport (scanned version) and the payment receipt of the registration fee before the deadline.

Deadline: until 5 May 2022

* Protection of Personal Data: The data collected will be processed in accordance with applicable legislation, and in particular Regulation (EU) 2016/679.

  1. Videos

The performer must say his/her name, category, round date and repertoire before playing, making it clear that the video is being recorded for the IV International Guitar Competition of Madrid. The video may be sent via WeTransfer, Google Drive or similar and it must not be uploaded to social media until the results are published (a link to YouTube is not valid).

  • Format: mp4, 720p HD (1280×720) preferably
  • The recording must show the performer clearly.
  • Interruption of the recording is not allowed, as well as editing and playback.
  • The video must be recorded for this competition. Old recordings will not be allowed.

Semifinal and final round videos of the Professional Category will be published on social media.

  1. The Jury’s verdict for the Preliminary round in both categories will be publicly announced on social media and will be also sent to the competitors by e-mail before May 11.

In the Youth Category, the verdict for Semifinal and Final rounds will be announced after the end of performances.

In the Professional Category, verdict will be announced in the following dates:

  • Semifinal Round: before May 28
  • Final Round: June 13
  1. The awards ceremony for the Youth Category will be held on June 15, when the Jury’s verdict is announced.
  2. Candidates who have won the first prize at the International Guitar Competition of Madrid in previous years cannot  compete in the same category
  3. Jury in both categories will be made up of prestigious professionals and important figures in Guitar and Music.
  4. The decisions of the jury are final and subject to no right of appeal.
  5. The jury may declare undecided prizes.
  6. Prizes can increase. It will be noticed before the registration deadline.
  7. By registering to participate in the competition, participants accept the terms and conditions.
  8. Participation in the competition implies the transfer to International Guitar Festival of Madrid the rights of reproduction and distribution, of photographic and recording material, under the legislation on Intellectual Property, through the media considered, all non-profit. Semifinal and Final rounds may be live-streamed.
  9. Organization is not responsible for anything that does not appear in these rules.

 

PRIZES

Sponsored by: FIGUIM, KNOBLOCH, RC STRINGS, CUERDASDEGUITARRA.COM, FESTIVAL INTERNACIONAL DE GUITARRA JOSÉ TOMÁS VILLA DE PETRER, CERTAMEN LLOBET, FESTIVAL DE GUITARRA ESTANISLAO MARCO, GUITARRAS DE LUTHIER, SEMANA DE LA GUITARRA DE MADRID, EDICIONES JOAQUÍN RODRIGO, RAFA DE VALERIANO GUITARS

 Youth Category

 First Prize

  • Concert at Semana de la Guitarra de Madrid in 2023
  • Free course at International Guitar Festival of Madrid in 2023 (1 class)
  • Free course at International Guitar Festival José Tomás Villa de Petrer (2 classes in medium grade)
  • Strings and accesories package valued at 115€ provided by RC Strings
  • Guitarras de Luthier’s package valued at 50€
  • Accrediting diploma

Second Prize

  • Free course at International Guitar Festival of Madrid in 2023 (1 class)
  • Strings and accesories package valued at 100€ provided by RC Strings
  • Accrediting diploma

Special RC Strings audience award

The finalist who receives a simple majority of votes will be declared the RC winner:

  • 12 special string package provided by RC Strings
  • 3 RC musical accesories

 

 

Professional Category

First Prize

  • Prize valued at 2000 euros that includes:
    • Cash prize
    • Concert at International Guitar Festival of Madrid in 2023
    • Concert at Semana de la Guitarra de Madrid in 2023
    • Concert at Certamen Llobet of Barcelona
    • Concert at Guitar Festival Estanislao Marco
  • Concert guitar by luthier Rafa de Valeriano
  • Free course at International Guitar Festival of Madrid in 2023 (1 class)
  • Free course at International Guitar Festival José Tomás Villa de Petrer (2 classes in superior grade)
  • Strings and accesories package valued at 215€ provided by RC Strings
  • Guitarras de Luthier’s package valued at 150€
  • Accrediting diploma

*Each concert will be paid

Second Prize

  • Cash prize of 700 euros*
  • Free course at International Guitar Festival of Madrid in 2022 (1 class)
  • Strings and accesories package valued at 125€ provided by RC Strings
  • Accrediting diploma

Third Prize

  • Cash prize of 300 euros*
  • Discounts on the course of International Guitar Festival of Madrid in 2022.
  • Strings and accesories package valued at 110€ provided by RC Strings
  • Accrediting diploma

*All cash prizes subject to withholding tax conforming to the current legislation

Special Prize Knobloch Strings for the best performance of Joaquín Rodrigo

The finalist who best performs the final required piece “En los trigales” by Joaquín Rodrigo, will receive:

  • 12 special string package provided by Knobloch Strings
  • Sheet music by Ediciones Joaquín Rodrigo
  • A visit to the museum of Joaquín Rodrigo

All other finalists of each category will receive string packages provided by cuerdasdeguitarra.com and an Accrediting diploma.

 

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