CATEGORIES

The competition will be held in different categories for percussion solo or percussion accompanied by the piano or audio recording. The participants of the competition will be divided into categories according to the year of birth, namely:

  • Junior Category – born in 2014 and later
  • 1st Category – born in 2012 and 2013
  • 2nd Category – born 2010 and 2011
  • 3rd Category – born in 2008 and 2009

PROGRAMME

Junior Category – two pieces or more, up to 4 minutes *

  • Pieces of own choice within the prescribed Programme Duration

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

  • Piece or Étude for snare drum of own choice
  • Piece for xylophone, marimba or vibraphone of own choice **
  • Pieces of own choice within the prescribed Programme Duration

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

  • Piece or Étude for snare drum of own choice
  • Piece for xylophone, marimba or vibraphone of own choice **
  • Pieces of own choice within the prescribed Program Duration

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

  • Piece or Étude for snare drum of own choice
  • Piece for xylophone, marimba or vibraphone of own choice **
  • Pieces of own choice within the prescribed Program Duration

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.

Competitors can perform pieces for percussion solo, pieces for percussion with piano accompaniment and pieces for percussion with audio tape on all instruments. August Förster concert piano and sound system (USB, CD) are available in the hall.