COMPETITION

9 th International Music Competition
„The VirtuClassic”
SUMMER Edition

Instruments:
Violin, Piano, Cello, Guitar
Duo Performance,
Chamber Music

Application Deadline:
23rd June 2024

The results will have been given by 14th August 2024

winter edition

 CategoryRepertoire 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

Duo Performance Category: no longer than 10 minutes

Chamber Music Category: no longer than 15 minutes

 

To apply for the Competition participants must

1. Fill in and send an application form

2. Pay an application fee:

Solo Performance: 200 PLN

Duo Performance: 300 PLN

Chamber Music: 400 PLN

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

Solo Performance

200 PLN

Duo Performance

300 PLN

Chamber Music

400 PLN

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.

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.

Ignacy Gaydamovich

Ignacy Gaydamovich

Ignacy Gaydamovich is a world-renowned cellist with an impressive career spanning across several continents. He has performed as a soloist with numerous orchestras, including the Hartt School Symphony Orchestra in West Hartford, CT, the Manchester Symphony Orchestra, the National Radio and TV Orchestra of Tirana in Albania, the El Paso Symphony Youth Orchestra, and the Conservatory Music in the Mountains Orchestra in Durango, CO.

Barbara Piotrowska

Małgorzata Żegleń-Włodarczyk

Małgorzata Żegleń-Włodarczyk – classical guitarist, luteist. Doctor of Musical Arts in Performance (Academy of Music in Kraków). She gives concerts as a soloist and chamber musician in Poland and abroad, among others as part of international music festivals.

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