1. Applicants :

  • Open to all nationalities,
  • For Solo 15, applicants must be born in 2002 or later.
  • For Solo 18, applicants must be born in 1999 or later.
  • For Solo 45, applicants must be born in 1972 or before
  • For Junior Duo, applicants must be born in 1999 or later.
  • For Senior Duo and Solo Open, there is no age limit.
  • Application is closed on ……….. 2018

 

2. Compulsory and Free Choice pieces :

Solo 15 and Solo 18, there are compulsory and free choice pieces.
Other category applicants play only free choice piece(s), multiple pieces are allowed.

  • Solo 15, applicants must play Etudes Simples No. 1 by Leo Brouwer as a compulsory piece: Brouwer_Etudes Simples No.1 ,all notations are guide line only, and free choice piece(s) which playing time is not more than 8 minutes.
  • Solo 18, applicants must play Estudio 9 (Op.31 No.20) by Fernando Sor as a compulsory piece, Sor_Estudio 9 (Op.31 No.20),
    all notations are guide line only, and free choice piece(s) which playing time is not more than 10 minutes.
  • Junior Duo, applicants play free choice piece(s), total time not more than 5 minutes.
  • Senior Duo, applicants play free choice piece(s), total time not more than 8 minutes.
  • Solo 45, applicants play free choice piece(s), total time 5-8 minutes.
  • Solo Open, applicants play free choice piece(s):

For 1st round,  total time is 5-8 minutes.

For final round,  total time is 10-12 minutes.

Note

  • If over or under time limit, the player will be disqualified. Time is total time competitor spend on stage including Tuning the strings.
  • For guitar duo competition, score is allowed on stage.
  • For guitar solo competition, score is not allowed. Solo competitors must play from memory.
  • Applicant can apply for more than one categories but must play different piece.

 

3. Guitar used in Competition :

  • Guitar such as double top, lattice and carbon fiber have nasal effect, limit in making tone color and no sound development. For sound quality scoring, all competitors must use only traditional fan bracing classical guitar. No other type of guitar can be used.
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