DISCIPLINES

For BRASS players, International Music Competition BOLERO will be held in three different competition disciplines, which will take place separately:

  • Trumpet
  • Horn
  • Low brass (trombone, tuba, euphonium and other low brass).

CATEGORIES

Within the competition disciplines above, the participants of the competition will be divided into categories according to the year of birth, namely:

  • Junior Category – born in 2013 and later
  • 1st Category – born in 2011 and 2012
  • 2nd Category – born 2009 and 2010
  • 3rd Category – born in 2007 and 2008

PROGRAMME

Junior Category – one piece or more, up to 4 minutes

  • Pieces of own choice within the prescribed Programme Duration*
  • At least one piece is to be performed by heart.

1st Category – two pieces or more, up to 6 minutes

  • Pieces of own choice within the prescribed Programme Duration*
  • At least one piece is to be performed by heart.

2nd Category – three pieces or more, up to 9 minutes

  • Pieces of own choice within the prescribed Programme Duration*
  • At least one piece is to be performed by heart.

3rd Category – three pieces or more, up to 12 minutes

  • Pieces of own choice within the prescribed Programme Duration*
  • At least one piece is to be performed by heart.

 

* Instead of pieces, competitors in all competition disciplines and categories can perform individual movement from cyclic compositions (concerts, sonatas and others).

Competitors and mentors are advised to choose a technically and character-diverse repertoire, with which each participant in the competition presents himself as comprehensively as possible.

In all disciplines and categories, competitors can perform pieces for brass instruments solo, pieces for brass instruments with piano accompaniment and pieces for brass instruments with audio tape in all competition disciplines. In Concert piano (August Förster) and sound system (USB, CD) are available in the hall.