Application Duo
II INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR YOUNG PIANISTS
{ ONLINE, FROM 24. TO 27. MARCH 2022. }
Application Solo APPLICATION FROM 1. FEBRUARY TILL 10. MARCH 2022.
Piccolo Piano Talents 2022
INTRODUCTION

Dear friends,

After last years, first, competition, with more than 170 competitors from 24 countries which are presented their skills in our virtual concert hall, we continue to overcome borders together with you, make friendships and exchange experiences.

We have the honor to invite you to the second piano competition called "Piccolo Piano Talents" organized by the Association for Creative Development of Children Piccolo from Sremska Mitrovica. The association was founded in 2004 and has been gathering children who have been involved in music through various contents for more than 15 years. A large number of children got their first pianist steps through a specially designed Piccolo Piano program and showed notable results at home and competitions abroad.

The Piccolo Piano Talents competition is intended for children under the age of 15 and is designed to support children who dedicate time to learning to play the piano in this time of quick information.

The second competition in a row, in accordance with the epidemiological situation and the application of measures to protect the health of students and employees, will be realized at a distance and with the use of modern means of communication. The deadline for registration and sending of student recordings is March 10, 2021, and the judging will last from March 24 to 27, 2022, after which the results of the participants will be published. The jury will include eminent pedagogues from the country and abroad. Please find out all the details of the competition on the competition website and you can contact us by e-mail piccolopianotalents@gmail.com and by phone +381 63 639 132

We wish you good health and success in the upcoming competition!

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General manager of Piccolo Piano Talents

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Piccolo Piano Talents 2021
FESTIVAL JURY

Dragomir Bratić

{ Serbia }

He is the director of the State Competition of Students of Music and Ballet Schools of Serbia. Davorin Jenko works in the Organizing Committee of the International Piano Competition for Young Pianists.

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István I. Székely

{ Hungary }

He is a professor at the Katarina Gurska Conservatory in Madrid and the Franz Liszt Center for Young Talents in La Nucia (Spain).

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Jekaterina Rostovtseva

{ Estonia }

She is piano teacher at the High School of Music in Tallinn, the Music School of the Old Town in Tallinn and a lecturer at the Estonian Academy of Music and Arts.

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Piccolo Piano Talents 2022
COMPETITION RULES

Article 1
The Association for Creative Development of Children Piccolo from Sremska Mitrovica is organizing the second competition of young pianists Piccolo Piano Talents 2021 in the period from March 24 to 27, 2021.

The competition will be realized ONLINE.

Article 2
The competition takes place in the disciplines PIANO SOLO and PIANO DUO (four-handed or two pianos).

Article 3
All regular and part-time students of primary music schools, as well as students who do not attend primary school and are younger than 15, have the right to participate.

Article 4
The members of the jury are chosen from the ranks of eminent pedagogues and pianists from Serbia and abroad.
The decisions of the jury are final and irrevocable.

Article 5
An unlimited number of prizes is awarded in each category, according to the number of points won:

I prize: from 90 to 100 points
II prize: from 80 to 89.99 points
III prize: from 70 to 79.99 points
Praise: 60 to 69.99 points

Only a candidate with at least 98 points can win the title of category winner.

In case two candidates have the same number of points, the younger candidate is ranked higher.

If a member of the jury is related to a competitor he/she must refrain from judging.

Article 6
The winner of each category (minimum 98 points) in the disciplines PIANO SOLO and PIANO DUO receives a cash prize:

Baby category: 50 euros
A category: 100 euros
B category: 150 euros
C category: 200 euros
D category: 300 euros

In the PIANO DUO discipline, the cash prize is in full, for both competitors.

The winner of the entire competition received a bonus of 200 euros.

According to the votes of the audience, the winner receive a diploma in electronic form.

The most successful professor (most first prizes) received a cash prize of 200 euros. Note: If two or more professors have the same number of first prizes, the prize will be divided.

All candidates as well as their professors receive a diploma in electronic form, and the winners of the category receive a special diploma in electronic form.

Article 7
Competitors submit an electronic application that can be downloaded from the competition website.

Along with the application, all candidates submit a scanned (photographed) birth certificate or passport, a photo of the candidate and proof of payment of the donation:

for soloists 3, 600.00 dinars or 30 euros
for piano duo 5, 400.00 dinars or 45 euros

Payments from Serbia should be made to account 160-929326-72 in the name of the competitor and with the purpose of payment: Donation for Piccolo Piano Talents. Recipient name: Udruženje za kreativni razvoj dece "Piccolo". Recipient Adress: Stari šor 105b, 22000 Sremska Mitrovica, Serbia.

Participants from abroad can make a payment via Western Union or Pay Pal useing email piccolopianotalents@gmail.com as well as payment to the foreign currency account of the Association for Creative Development of Children "Piccolo".

Recipient: Udruženje za kreativni razvoj dece “Piccolo”
Recipient adress: Stari šor 105b, 22000 Sremska Mitrovica, republic of Serbia
Purpose of payment: Donation for Piccolo Piano Talents.
IBAN: RS35160600000098050365
SWIFT: DBDBRSBG

More information piccolopianotalents@gmail.com.

Candidate applications are open until March 10, 2022.
In case of cancellation of the candidate's performance, the donation is not returned.

Article 8
The video of the contestant is posted on the You Tube channel with the “Public” or "Unlisted" option marked and comments off. In the description of the video, it is necessary to state the name and surname of the candidate and the program that is being performed.

Sent recordings must not be older than one year. One video is posted on YouTube, although each composition can be recorded separately. Any editing and interruption of the video during one composition is not allowed.

The link of the video must be copied to the electronic application for the competition.

The organizer reserves the right to further use the received material in order to promote the competition.

Article 9
All information about the competition can be found on the website www.piccolopianotalents.com.

Piccolo Piano Talents 2022
COMPETITION PROPOSITIONS

Piano Solo
Competitors in the discipline of piano solo perform the program by heart, by free choice which contains at least two compositions. The duration of the competition program depends on the category:

BABY category / competitors born in 2015 and younger - up to 4 minutes
A the category / competitors born in 2013 and 2014 - up to 6 minutes
B category / competitors born in 2011 and 2012 - up to 8 minutes
C category / competitors born in 2009 and 2010 - up to 10 minutes
D category / competitors born in 2007 and 2008 - up to 12 minutes

Piano Duo
(one piano four hands or two pianos)

Competitors in the piano duo discipline perform a program of notes of their choice that contains at least two compositions. The duration of the program depends on the category:

BABY category / competitors born in 2013 and younger - up to 4 minutes
A category / competitors born from 2010 to 2012 - up to 8 minutes
B category / competitors born from 2007 to 2009 - up to 12 minutes