is no limit of numbers of Ensemble groups from each country.
up to 32 years of age are allowed to enter the competition - year
of birth, born 1980 or later. All entrants are required to provide
proof of age and nationality (Passport) when they register at the
entrants are required to provide proof of nationality (Passport) when
they register at the Coupe Mondiale.
full eligibility, please see General
Information and Conditions
entries and entry fees will be processed on-line.
closed on July 15, 2012.
- For two (2) to five (5) musicians,
minimum one accordion (e.g., can be multiple accordions, or accordions
with other instruments).
- Ensemble Music competition is for acoustic
instruments (no electronics). All accordions must be acoustic reed
instruments. No MIDI accordions are allowed. One bass accordion may
be amplified; however, the candidate must provide their own amplifier.
- Own Choice Program of concert music
consisting of at least two (2) pieces with contrasting style.
- The competition organizers will not
provide instruments other than a piano tuned to A 442.
- Playing time: minimum 15 minutes to
maximum 20 minutes playing time. Failure to observe minimum or maximum
playing time will result in a mark penalty.
- Marking will take into consideration
program choice, level of playing and ensemble work.
- 1st Prize: 800
- 2nd Prize: 500
- 3rd Prize: 300
candidates will receive a Diploma of Participation.
member associations are requested to offer concerts or a tour for
the 1st Prize Winners.
winners must be present in person at the Awards Ceremony in appropriate
attire suitable for press coverage and publicity appearances. In case
of absence, the prize may be accepted by a delegate of their country
or the Diplomas will be mailed by the Secretariat.