International Competition for Chamber Music

Entries Now Closed

First Prize: € 1000.00
Second Prize: € 750.00
Third Prize: € 500.00

Pictured - 2003 Winners
Bayan Trio Meisl - Czech Republic
accordion, guitar and violin

(NB. 2004 - No entries)

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General Eligibility - International Chamber Music Competition, 2004
  • There is no limit of numbers of candidates from each country.
  • There is no age limit for contestants entering this category.
  • All entrants are required to provide proof nationality (Passport) when they register at the Coupe Mondiale.
  • For full eligibility, please see General Information and Conditions
  • For your convenience, this year we invite you to enter On-line!
  • 2005 Entries Closed
  • Entries Close: August 25, 2005
Own Choice Programme
  • For accordion and up to five (5) other instruments (ie., woodwind, brass, string instruments, percussion, piano. Not for accordion duet/trio/quartet or quintet.)
  • Chamber Music competition is designed for Classical Music only (not Folk.).
  • Own choice program of different style and character consisting of at least two (2) pieces including one (1) transcription/arrangement and one (1) original piece or an arrangement of a work from a 20th Century composer.
  • Accordion candidate must provide own instruments and players for other musicians (except piano.)
  • Playing time: maximum 20 minutes. Failure to observe the maximum playing time will result in a mark penalty.
  • Marking will take into consideration program choice, level of playing and ensemble work.
  • Accordion part must play at least an equal role to other one or two instrumentalists (ie: not accompianment.)
Prizes and Awards - International Chamber Music Competition, 2005
  • All Dhamber Ensembles shall receive a Diploma of participation
  • 1st: € 1000.00, 2nd: € 750.00, 3rd: € 500.00
  • National member associations are requested to offer concerts or a tour for the 1st Prize Winners.
  • All winners must be present in person at the awards ceremony in appropriate attire. In case of absence, the prize may be accepted by a delegate of their country. Diplomas will be mailed by the Secretariat.

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