Friday - October 22, 2004
Welcome to the
2004 Coupe Mondiale in
Pontarlier, FRANCE

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Coupe Mondiale Jury Competitors in Junior Coupe Mondiale
Tuesday, October 19, 2004 Competitors in International Competition for Piano Accordion
Wednesday, October 20, 2004 Competitors in Virtuoso Entertainment Competition
Thursday, October 21, 2004 Competitors in Junior Virtuoso Entertainment Competition
Friday, October 22, 2004
Saturday, October 23rd, 2004 2004 Coupe Mondiale Final Results

The following candidates in the Junior Coupe Mondiale, passed through to the second round of competition. The second round requires an 'Own Choice Program' consisting of two (2) pieces which must include one original work for accordion. Individual movements from cyclic works are acceptable.

  • Olatz UGARTE (Spain)
  • Milena STOJANOVIC(Serbie & Montengro)
  • Josip NEMET (Croatia)
  • Grzegorz PALUS (Poland)
  • Mikhail NAUMOV (Russia)
  • Dimitri BOUCLIER (France)
  • Ivan ANTONIC (Serbie & Montengro)
  • Milan VIDOVIC (Bosnia & Herzegovina)
  • Eugeny LISTUNOV (Russia)
  • Elodie SOULARD (France)

Fifteen contestants in the Junior Virtuoso Entertainment cateogry competed at the Salle des Capucins in Pontarlier. Each candidate was required to present an wwn-choice program consisting of more than two (2) pieces of different styles and moods with a 12 minutes time limit.

Daniele BIANCHI - Italy
Simon GACHET-MAUROZ - France
Christophe LE FUR - France
Pierre-Jean LEY - France
Madeline ALANIC - France
Sarah VONAU - France
Soren BRIX - Denmark
Isabelle GUERIN - France
Slavi Nikolaev GRIGOROV - Bulgaria
Estelle SAUVAIN - France
Felicien BRUT - France
Guy GIULIANO - France
Lilian BERBEN - France
Laura CHOFFE - France

Julien GONZALES - France

Public lined up to get into the Georges Cafe to
listen to live accordion music
Cooperfisa accordionist demonstrating one of his models during the competition intermission
The Accordio Watch
The accordion display at a clothing store
All signs lead to the Coupe Mondiale

New Zealanders Heather Masefield and Tania Selak
CIA VP of the Music Committee - Joan C. Sommers, CIA General Secretary Walter Maurer and USA-AAA Delegate Faithe Deffner
Jury Members from Serbia and Montenegro
Miljan BJELETIC and Vojin VASOVIC and Jury Member from Bosnia and Herzegovina Nada VJESTICA
Competitors in the Senior Virtuoso Category
Benoit Chabot and Phil Bouvier performing at the
Cafe Georges

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