БМТГ Межконтинентальный Конкурс Пианистов 2018

Rules and Repertoire Requirements

MUSIC OF IMMORTAL AND LIVING COMPOSERS

The Brooklyn Music Teachers Guild is proud to present the 2018 BMTG Intercontinental Piano Competition, featuring music of Immortal and Living Composers. The competition will be conducted in two rounds:

Round One - Music of Immortal Composers (17th - 21st Century)

Repertoire may not include works of living composers, except for Piano Trio (One Piano/Six Hands).

Round Two - Music of Living Composers (Featured Living Composers)

There will be three categories:

Check suggested repertoire in category "Scores featuring the piano 6 hands" for the  first round:

   http://imslp.org/wiki/Category:Scores_featuring_the_piano_6_hands

Required Materials to enter the competition include:

  • Complete Round One Application (Piano Solo, Piano Duet, Piano Trio)

  • A copy of birth certificate or passport that serves as proof of the applicant's age as of July 1, 2018, and country of residence

  • The age of the contestant will be determined by the date when Application and Application Fee have been received.

  • An unedited video recording of applicant's performance of required works, which should not exceed the allowed time duration, designated in regulations below. The video should not contain any references to the name of the performer (ex. subtitles), but should include angles of the performer's face and hands. The video should be submitted via YouTube (private/unlisted video), or Dropbox. No simplified arrangements will be accepted.

  • A non-refundable $80.00 application fee for Round One submitted with application. Fee is payable online or via check or money order made out to BMTG. 

  • A non-refundable $80.00 application fee for Round Two will be submitted with application by those contestants who pass Round One. Fee is payable online or via check or money order made out to BMTG. 

Application Deadline for Round One: June 25, 2018

Application Deadline for Round Two: September 20, 2018

For Round Two, the repertoire must be selected from the list of featured Living Composers. Some of the music may need to be obtained directly from the composer or publisher. Please direct all questions regarding the repertoire to: alekp@peskanov.com

PIANO SOLO CATEGORY

Elementary Level A: ages 5 - 7

ROUND ONE: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 5 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 5 minutes 

Intermediate Level A: ages 11 - 13

ROUND ONE:  1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 6 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 6 minutes 

Advanced Level A: ages 16 - 18

ROUND ONE: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 7 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 7 minutes 

Elementary Level B: ages 8 - 10

ROUND ONE: 2 contrasting works, up to 5 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 5 minutes 

Intermediate Level B: ages 14 - 15

ROUND ONE: 2 contrasting works, up to 6 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 6 minutes 

Advanced Level B: ages 26 +

ROUND ONE: 2 contrasting works, up to 8 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 8 minutes 

College Level: ages 19 - 25

ROUND ONE: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 8 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 8 minutes 

PIANO DUET CATEGORY
(One Piano, Four Hands)

Elementary Level A: ages up to 9

ROUND ONE: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 5 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works,up to 5 minutes 

Intermediate Level A: ages up to 13

ROUND ONE: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 6 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 6 minutes 

Advanced Level A: ages up to 18

ROUND ONE: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 8 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 8 minutes 

Elementary Level B: ages up to 11

ROUND ONE: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 5 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 5 minutes 

Intermediate Level B: ages up to 15

ROUND ONE: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 7 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 7 minutes 

Advanced Level B: up to any age 

ROUND ONE: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 8 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 8 minutes 

College Level: ages up to 25

ROUND ONE: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 8 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 8 minutes 

PIANO TRIO CATEGORY
(One Piano, Six Hands)

Elementary Level A: ages up to 9

ROUND ONE: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 5 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 5 minutes 

Intermediate Level A: ages up to 13

ROUND ONE: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 6 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 6 minutes 

Advanced Level A: ages up to 18

ROUND ONE: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 8 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 8 minutes 

Elementary Level B: ages up to 11

ROUND ONE: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 5 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works,up to 5 minutes 

Intermediate Level B: ages up to 15

ROUND ONE: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 7 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 7 minutes 

Advanced Level B: up to any age 

ROUND ONE: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 8 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 8 minutes 

College Level: ages up to 25

ROUND ONE: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 8 minutes

ROUND TWO: 1 or 2 contrasting works, up to 8 minutes 

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Email: alekp@peskanov.com

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