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The Association for Creative Development of Children Piccolo from Sremska Mitrovica is organizing the first competition of young pianists Piccolo Piano Talents
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.
Despite the fact that the corona virus pandemic is, we hope, behind us, we still decided to keep the online format of the competition because it brought the possibility for children from all over the world to perform in our virtual concert hall and for our mutual distance to be reduced to “one click” .
The deadline for registration and sending student recordings is March 15, 2023, and the judging will last from March 23 to 26, 2023, after which the results of the participants will be published.
The competition takes place in the disciplines PIANO SOLO and PIANO DUO (four-handed or two pianos).
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 2016 and younger – up to 4 minutes
A the category / competitors born in 2014 and 2015 – up to 5 minutes
B category / competitors born in 2012 and 2013 – up to 7 minutes
C category / competitors born in 2010 and 2011 – up to 10 minutes
D category / competitors born in 2008 and 2009 – up to 12 minutes
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 2014 and younger – up to 4 minutes
A category / competitors born from 2011 to 2013 – up to 8 minutes
B category / competitors born from 2008 to 2010 – up to 12 minutes
Yes. 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.
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.
mr Dušanka Gavrilović
Tel: +381 63 639 132
Technical secretary of the competition:
Tel: +381 60 623 13 88