COMPETITION

7 th International Music Competition
„The VirtuClassic”
WINTER Edition

Instruments:
Violin, Piano

Application Deadline:
20th January 2024

The results will be given on:
1st March 2024

winter edition

Repertoire Requirements:

Free choice (one or more pieces) from the Baroque, Classical, Romantic, or Modern/Contemporary periods. The performance should be music for solo instrument (with piano or not) , chamber music with or without piano, or solo instrument with orchestra.

Eligibility:

Multiple winners can be chosen in each of the following age groups.
Time limits are approximate, shorter or longer videos are accepted.

Young Musician Category: 8 years old and younger; no longer than 5 minutes

Junior Category: 9-12 years old; no longer than 6 minutes

Intermediate Category: 13-15 years old; no longer than 6 minutes

Advanced Category: 16-18 years old; no longer than 6 minutes

Senior Category: no age limit; no longer than 10 minutes

Amateur Category: no age limit; no longer than 5 minutes

 

Application fee: 36 € / 170 PLN

To apply for the Competition participants must

1. Fill in and send an application form

2. Pay an application fee: 170 PLN

Please entitle:
„VirtuClassic Competition; payment for statutory purposes”

JURY MEMBERS OF THE VIRTUCLASSIC

Evgeny Sinaiski

Professor of chamber music and an official accompanist at the Vienna Conservatoire, Mr. Sinaiski also leads a duo class at the Folkwang Hochschule in Essen, Germany. He appears regularly at most important venues on the continent including Vienna’s Musikverein and Konzerthaus, Concertgebouw in Amsterdam, Tonhalle in Dusseldorf, Laeiszhalle in Hamburg, Herkulessaal in Munich, as well as Brussels’ Palais de Beaux-Arts.

Barbara Piotrowska

Marcin Baranowski

A violinist, performing both solo and in chamber ensembles, and a teacher of violin. A laureate of music competitions recognised as one of the most prominent Polish professors of music. A recognised chamber musician – member of the Collegium Musicorum Posnaniensium Early Music Ensemble for ten years. For 24 years he performed with one of the best orchestras in Europe, the Chamber Orchestra of the Polish Radio “Amadeus”, conducted by Agnieszka Duczmal.

Justyna Zańko

Justyna Zanko is a vigorous concert violinist based in Poland and the United Kingdom.
She has appeared in the prestigious Concert Halls such as: Carnegie Hall, Royal Albert Hall, Beethoven House, L’hôtel de Monaco, Universität Mozarteum – Solitär.

Julia Miller

Julia Miller

Julia Miller has carved for herself an international career both as a soloist and as a musical collaborator.
Currently, she is reading her DMus at the University of Malta under the supervision of Prof. Michael Laus and Dr Max Erwin where she is focusing on female composers from the the end of 19th century from USA and Sweden.

Anna Popławka

Anna Popławska-Pojenta

Anna Popławska-Pojenta is a dedicated Violin Teacher and Orchestra Player based in Lublin.
She frequently performs at the significant venues in Poland and abroad.

Julia Miller

Eunhyang Choi

Korean Pianist, Eunhyang Choi is a dynamic musician based in New York City and South Korea. Ms.Choi frequently performed in the highest classical music Concert Halls in South Korea, Europe, and Canada.

Voytek Proniewicz

Voytek Proniewicz

Voytek Proniewicz made his solo debut with the Warsaw Philharmonic Orchestra in 2005 and performed at major Polish philharmonic concert halls as well as Rudolfinum Philharmonic in Prague, Lviv Philharmonic, Macedonian Philharmonic. He recorded CDs for NAXOS, Warner Classics, DUX, CD Accord and Polish Radio.

Barbara Piotrowska

Barbara Piotrowska

Barbara Piotrowska is a creative violin educator based in Paris, France. Mrs. Piotrowska is passionated in working and communicating with children, using also the Suzuki method.

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