10 May 2009
The second Edition of Buzau National Guitar Festival will be between 19 - 21 of June 2009, at "George Ciprian" Theatre in Buzau. The Guitar Contest will have 5 age categories and prizes valued at 7900 lei ~ 1800 euro.
The Guitar Contest will have 5 age categories:
- A Category: up to 10 years old (on the contest date)
- B Category: 10 - 13 years old
- C Category: 13 - 16 years old
- D Category: 16 - 18 years old
- E Category: 18 - 25 years old
A Category: free program, with maximum duration of 8 minutes.
B Category: the program will include works from different stylistic periods, with maximum duration of 12 minutes.
C Category: the program will include works from different stylistic periods, with maximum duration of 15 minutes.
D Category: the program will include works from different stylistic periods, with maximum duration of 20 minutes.
E Category: the program will have a maximum duration of 30 minutes and will include:
- a Renaissance or Baroque work
- a Classical or Romantic work
- free program in the rest of time.
The winner of E Category will be invited to perform a recital during the next edition of the festival as a festival guest.
A participant may register for one age category only. The competitors order will be alfabetically.
Musicologist Mihai Cojocaru - "George Enescu" Philarmonic (president of the jury)
Prof. Aurelian Andrei - "Dinu Lipatti" Music High School from Bucharest
Prof. Stefan Trifan - "Gheorghe Dima" Music Academy from Cluj-Napoca
Prof. Eugen Mang - Music Conservatory of Munchen Graduated
Prof. Stan Zamfirescu - "George Enescu" Music High School from Bucharest
Prof. Costin Soare - Music University from Bucharest
Prof. George Popescu - "George Enescu" Music High School from Bucharest
Prof. Marius Ragalie - "Margareta Sterian" High School of the Arts from Buzau
Prof. George Stanescu - Art School from Buzau
- 30 lei for A, B and C Categories
- 50 lei for D and E Categories.
Participation form: download.
The participation form will be sent until 15 of June 2009.
- 20 lei/person/night to "Grupul Scolar Tehnologic Buzau" Student Hostel
- 45 lei/night to a 3 star hotel.
The Official Opening is on Saturday, 20 of June 2009, 09:00 hours. The competition will start on Saturday, 20 of June 2009, 10:00 hours at George Ciprian" Theatre.