*Registration deadline: 21 February 2021
*Video submission: 21 February 2021
*Award Ceremony online: 28 February 2021
1. All participants performing solo are required to memorize the piece they are playing. Participants performing Duo or Chamber pieces may use music scores.
2. The recording cannot be older than 6 months.
3. Instructions on submitting youtube video link will be sent upon registration
4. Participants are required to perform on an acoustic instrument.
5. It is recommended that participant follow an appropriate dress code.
Music interpretation. Tempo, technique, musicality, manner of performance, preparation
This year the diplomas are awarded as per following criteria:
1st, 2nd, 3rd Prize are ranked based on balanced evaluation of technical skills and music interpretation. The winners of 1st, 2nd, 3rd place have performed their pieces with good technique appropriate and expected in their age category. The awards were presented by judges based on their individual scoring concluded with further discussions.
The Best Performance of a Wieniawski Work Award is presented to participants who balanced their technical skills and musical interpretation of the Wieniawski piece they played. Again the jurors appraised the participants individually and then engaged in a concluding discussion. Participants may have not played on as high technical level as the 1st, 2nd, 3rd Prize winners in their age category but stand out in their Wieniawski combined technique and musicality while performing the Wieniawski’s piece.
Consul General of Poland Award is presented to participants in recognition of their skills and competitive spirit who have tremendous potential attaining 1st, 2nd or 3rd Prize or other outstanding results in the future. This award again is decided by the Assembly of Jurors.
Certificate of Honor Award is presented to participants who are at the early stage of their musical journey but deserve recognition and encouragement for their skills and persistence to excel in the future. This award again is decided by the Assembly of Jurors.
All awards are presented based on a summary of individual appraisals concluded with collective discussions. None of the awards is based on a single opinion of a particular Judge. All opinions are shared, discussed, concluded and finally approved in the presence of Head of Jury and the Director of the Competition.