FRIDAY, 20 SEPTEMBER - SUNDAY, 22 SEPTEMBER 2019
ELDON HOGAN PERFORMING ARTS CENTRE
2019 Melbourne Guitar Festival - Competition Entries

International Concert Artist Competition entries due by July 31st, 2019.

 

INTERNATIONAL CONCERT ARTIST COMPETITION

1st round: Online, due by July 31st.
2nd round: Live in front of a panel. Thursday morning, Sept 19, 2019
3rd round: Final on Sunday Sept 22, 2019

1st round: Online round  

Provide a Google Drive link in the application form which gives access to unedited .mp3 recordings of the following works (please check google drive privacy and sharing settings so we can access these files): 

- Gigue from 2nd Lute Suite, BWV 997 by J. S. Bach.

- Free Choice piece(s), maximum length 6 minutes

You will aso be judged on the audio quality of the recordings, so please ensure this is of a high standard.

2nd round: Live panel

Set works:

- Vivo Energico, 4th Movement from Sonata for solo guitar, ‘Omaggio a Boccherini’ Op. 77 by Mario Castelnuovo-Tedesco.

- Free Choice piece(s), maximum length 6 minutes

3rd round: Live concert (open to public)

Entirely free choice. May repeat pieces from previous rounds if desired. 15min music time limit (not including tuning etc).  

PRIZES:

1st Place

Valued at approx $10,000AUD

Includes:

$1,000 Cash  

12 month HCA membership (RRP $336) *Sponsored by House Concerts Australia  

2020 Australian concert tour Melbourne – Solo recital at the 2020 Melbourne International Guitar Festival, Brisbane – Solo Recital at Magda Community Artz Sydney – Solo Recital Sydney – House Concert With Chris and Leanne Perth -WA Guitar Society Canberra – Solo Recital for the Canberra Guitar Society Darwin - Solo Recital for Darwin Entertainment Centre Alice Springs - Solo Recital 

*Although fees have been negotiated for the concert tour, the Melbourne Guitar Foundation will not take responsibility for 3rd party concert commitments. Every effort will be made by the MGF to ensure a smooth concert tour in 2020, with our full support and assistance behind the winner  

2nd Place

$500 cash  

3rd Place

$250 cash

 

Entries close July 31st, 2019. Judges decisions are final. Competition entry fees are non-refundable.

 

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