Rules 7º Alhambra Junior International Guitar Competition

From 24th to 27th October 2019 • Valencia, Spain

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The Cultural Association Trujaman and Alhambra Guitars founded this competition with the aim of encouraging young generations of guitarists in the study of the Spanish guitar, hoping that it will serve as an impulse and encouragement to further deepen in their artistic trajectories.
1. Open competition for all guitarist, irrespective of nationality, excluding previous 1st winners of the same category.

2. Four categories are set:
A Category: up to 10 years old
B Category: up to 13 years old
C Category: up to 17 years old
D Category: up to 24 years old
and two rounds: Eliminatory and Final
Contestants in each category cannot exceed the age limit on 18th October 2019.

3. The pieces must be played by memory, except in the A Category . In the B Category, at least one piece in this category should be played by memory in each round. The pieces will not be repeated in any other round. The jury is empowered to interrupt the contestant’s performance.

4. Performances will be opened and free entrance to the public and may be spread or recorded through any technical support. Contestants renounce to any right related to this subject.

5. The competition will take place at differents halls of Valencia. The organization will inform by e-mail or telephone to all the competitors (from the deadline of the inscription) about date, time and place where it will take place the public draw to determine the order of the appearance of the contestants and halls. All the information will be regularly updated and will be checked on the web site: www.jornadasdeguitarra.com

6. The organization reserves the right to modify dates, place and any other unexpected event that may happen.

7. Contestants must duly identify themselves, showing the original ID card, passport or Family Book. Contestants who do not respect the order of the appearance will be excluded of the Competition and those who give false documents will be excluded as well.

8. Three copies of all works should be handed to the Organization in advance by the contestants.

9. The Organization does not accept liability for any harm caused or suffered by contestants to the celebration of the Competition.

10. It is understood that contestants automatically accept the rules of the competition as well as the jury’s decision.

ROUNDS

• The order of appearance of the contestants set in the draw will be kept during the competition.

A Category:

• Eliminatory/Final: Performances of the free choice works must not exceed 4′ minutes in each round.
B Category:

• Eliminatory/Final: Performances of the free choice works must not exceed 5′ minutes in each round.
C Category:

• Eliminatory: Performances of the free choice works must not exceed 6′ minutes.
• Final: Performances of the free choice works of different styles must not exceed 15′ minutes.
D Category:
• Eliminatory: Performances of the free choice works must not exceed 7′ minutes.
• Final: Performances of the free choice works of different styles must not exceed 20′ minutes.

PRIZES

A Category:
1st PRIZE: Diploma; 50% off to buy an Alhambra guitar; Musical material courtesy of RC Strings and Editorial Piles.
2nd PRIZE: Diploma; 35% off to buy an Alhambra guitar; Musical material courtesy of RC Strings and Editorial Piles.
3rd PRIZE: Diploma; 25% off to buy an Alhambra guitar; Musical material courtesy of RC Strings and Editorial Piles.

B Category:
1st PRIZE: Diploma; scholarship valued of 100 euros; 50% off to buy an Alhambra guitar; bonus valued 100 euros in products of RC Strings catalogue.
2nd PRIZE: Diploma; 35% off to buy an Alhambra guitar; bonus valued 50 euros in products of RC Strings catalogue; bonus valued 50 euros in products of Editorial Piles catalogue.
3rd PRIZE: Diploma; 25% off to buy an Alhambra guitar; bonus valued 50 euros in products of RC Strings catalogue; bonus valued 50 euros in products of Editorial Piles catalogue.

C Category:
1st PRIZE: Diploma; scholarship valued of 200 euros; 50% off to buy an Alhambra guitar; bonus valued 100 euros in products of RC Strings catalogue. Scholarship and accommodation to take a masterclass (elementary-mid level) during International Guitar Festival of José Tomás-Villa de Petrer 2020.
2nd PRIZE: Diploma; scholarship valued of 100 euros; 35% off to buy an Alhambra guitar; bonus valued 50 euros in products of RC Strings catalogue; bonus valued 50 euros in product of Editorial Piles catalogue. Scholarship and accommodation to take a masterclass (elementary-mid level) during International Guitar Festival of José Tomás-Villa de Petrer 2020.
3rd PRIZE: Diploma; 25% off to buy an Alhambra guitar; bonus valued 50 euros in products of RC Strings catalogue; bonus valued 50 euros in product of Editorial Piles catalogue. Scholarship and accommodation to take a masterclass (elementary-mid level) during International Guitar Festival of José Tomás-Villa de Petrer 2020.

D Category:
1st PRIZE: Diploma; scholarship valued of 500 euros; Concert-Presentation at Jornadas Internacionales de Guitarra de Valencia and Concert-Presentation at Verona International Guitar Festival (Italy), which includes 400 euros for travel expenses for each concert, 50% off to buy an Alhambra guitar; bonus valued 100 euros in products of RC Strings catalogue. Scholarship and accommodation to take a masterclass (High level) during International Guitar Festival of José Tomás-Villa de Petrer 2020.
2nd PRIZE: Diploma; scholarship valued of 200 euros; 35% off to buy an Alhambra guitar; bonus valued 50 euros in products of RC Strings catalogue; bonus valued 50 euros in product of Editorial Piles catalogue.
3rd PRIZE: Diploma; scholarship valued of 100 euros; 25% off to buy an Alhambra guitar; bonus valued 50 euros in products of RC Strings catalogue; bonus valued 50 euros in product of Editorial Piles catalogue.

Prizes are subjected to Spanish tax regulations in force.

REGISTRATION*

• The deadline is on 18th October 2019.
• Application forms for the competition have to be sent by e-mail to artetrujaman@yahoo.es and all the following information must be also sent:
Name and surname; Date of birth; Phone number; E-mail; Address; Specify the category and works that will be played in each round.
• The registration can be also done filling: boletin-de-inscripcion-concurso-guitarra.doc 

• Or by filling in the «Application form» »

• A scanned copy of the bank transfer slip of the fee registration will be also sent by e-mail.
Compulsory entry fee: 35 euros.
Bank information:

Account number: 3058-2243-80-2720000615

Iban: ES3030582243802720000615 • BIC: CCRIES2A

*All guitarists can attend the Master Class of Marco Tamayo (classic guitar) and Juan Grecos (flamenco guitar)

for free.

PLACES

Eliminatory
Colegio Mayor Rector Peset
Plaza Horno de San Nicolás 4
Barrio del Carmen, Valencia

Final
Conservatorio Municipal de Música José Iturbi
Avenida Baleares, 36
Valencia

MORE INFORMATION
artetrujaman@yahoo.es
+34 610437706
www.jornadasdeguitarra.com
ORGANIZES
Asociación Cultural Trujamán
Apdo. de correos 5058
46009 Valencia