FECHA LÍMITE DE INSCRIPCIÓN: 31 Enero 2014
NORMAS DEL CONCURSO
Article 1. The 4th International Jean-Marie LONDEIX Saxophone Competition will be held in Bangkok, Thailand, from July 6 to 19, 2014. Professor Dr Sugree CHORENSOOK, Dean of the College of Music, Mahidol University is the principal organizer of the competition.
IV International Jean-Marie Londeix Saxophone Competition College of Music, Mahidol University 25/25 Phuttamonthon Sai 4 Salaya, Nakonpathom, Thailand 73170
Article 2. The jury is composed of internationally renowned musicians and Chaired by Jean-Marie LONDEIX. There will be six voting members of the jury: five saxophonists of international reputation, one renowned composer, and possibly two observers without voting rights.
Article 3. This competition is open to advanced saxophonists of all nationalities, born after July 6, 1982.
Article 4. – Program –
The First eliminatory round:
– Solo saxophone, maximum time: 20 minutes. Each competitor will present three works, two from list 1 and one from list 2:
– Two of the 25 Capricen op. 153a (1929) by Sigfrid KARG-ELERT (1877-1933). Choice of saxophones at the discretion of the candidate based upon by the character of the Caprices chosen (Editions Zimmerman (www.zimmermann-frankfurt.de) ou Southern Music.
– One of « 9 Études » for solo saxophone by Christian LAUBA (Alphonse Leduc Music Publications; or
– Hard too Hard (tenor saxophone) by Christian LAUBA (Alphonse Leduc Music Publications); or
– Xyl–Balafon II- (alto saxophone) by Christian LAUBA (Alphonse Leduc Music Publications); or
– Kabuki (soprano saxophone) by Christian LAUBA (Alphonse Leduc Music Publications); or
– Arak (soprano saxophone) by Christian LAUBA (Resolute Music Publications); or
– Partyta (soprano saxophone) by Christian LAUBA (Resolute Music Publications) or
– Bumble Beebop (alto saxophone) by Christian LAUBA (Resolute Music Publications); or
– Bebop (alto saxophone) by Christian LAUBA (Resolute Music Publications); or
– Flamenco (alto saxophone) by Christian LAUBA (Édition Resolute Music Publications); or
– Steady study on the boogie (alto saxophone) by Christian LAUBA (Éditions Billaudot); or
– Oxyton (baritone saxophone) by Christophe HAVEL (Éditions. P.J. Tonger-Germany); or
– Strata (tenor saxophone) by Colin LABADIE (www.colinlabadie.com/strata.html); or
– Discoïdal (tenor saxophone) Thierry ALLA (Resolute Music Publications).
The Second eliminatory round:
with piano accompaniment (maximum time: 35 minutes) Each competitor will choose one piece from list 1 and one piece from list 2, two pieces in total.
– Légende (version for alto saxophone and piano) by André CAPLET (Resolute Music Publications); or
– Légende op. 66 (alto saxophone) by Florent SCHMITT (Édition Durand); or
– Sonate (alto saxophone, with Finale by JML), by Paul HINDEMITH (Édition Schott); or
-Prélude, Cadence et Final (alto saxophone) by Alfred DESENCLOS (Édition Leduc); or
-Sonate (alto saxophone) by Edison DENISOV (Édition Leduc); or
-Chant Premier (tenor saxophone) by Marcel MIHALOVICI (Édition Heugel); or
-Music for tenor saxophone by William KARLINS (Southern).
– L’incandescence de la bruine (soprano saxophone) by Bruno MONTOVANI (Édition Lemoine) or
– SPP (soprano saxophone) by Philippe LEROUX (Édition Billaudot); or
– Arabesque 3 (alto saxophone) by Ichiro NODAÏRA (Édition Lemoine); or
– Pénombre VI (alto saxophone) by Yoshihisa TAÏRA (Édition Transatlantiques); or
– Godba (alto saxophone) by Uros ROJKO (Édition Drustvo Slovenski; www.dss.si/); or
– Silence for a disturbed yell (baritone saxophone) by François ROSSÉ (Édition Paquelet) (firstname.lastname@example.org).
Final round –with orchestra :
– Maha Mantras – Concerto for saxophone (alto/soprano) and orchestra, by Narong PRANGCHAROEN (Theodore Presser:www.presser.com).
Article 5. –The first eliminatory round will be performed anonymously behind a screen; each candidate being identified by number only. Other rounds are not screened from the jury.
Article 6. – The contestants will perform in an order fixed by drawing lots, which will take place on July 6, 2014 (candidates will be notified of the exact time and place). Candidates must be present to receive their performance time. Candidates should be present during the drawing of lots. The organizing committee reserves the right to refuse the participation of any candidate absent from the drawing.
Article 7. – The choice of program selected by the candidate upon registration is final. No changes or modifications are permitted.
Article 8. – For the second eliminatory round, the organizing committee of the competition will assign each candidate a pianist. The organizing committee will provide one scheduled rehearsal. Candidates are permitted to bring their own accompanist, but do so at their own expense. Before the final round, each candidate will have one rehearsal and one dress rehearsal with orchestra.
Article 9. – Prizes-
1st Grand Prizes : 5,000 Euros, two saxophones and two concerts with orchestra: Thailand Philharmonic (Bangkok) and Orchestre Philharmonique de Strasbourg in May 2015
2nd Prizes: 3,500 Euros, one saxophone
3rd Prizes: 2,000 Euros, one saxophone
4th & 5th Prizes: one saxophone
Special prizes may also be awarded.
Article 10. – During the eliminatory rounds, the jury maintains the right to stop any performance exceeding the time limit. The jury will submit their written vote at the end of each performance. Deliberation of the jury will take place after the final round. In the event of a tied vote, the president’s vote will be the deciding vote. The decisions of the jury are final. The jury members’ written comments may be given to eliminated competitors at the end the announced results of each round; the comments will be given to the finalists after the competition has concluded.
Article 11. – The jury reserves the right not to award all prizes. The 1st Prize cannot be divided. For other awards, in the event of a tie, the prizes will be shared.
Article 12. – Registration Conditions: All communication will be sent via email. All completed registration documents must be completed no later than January 31, 2014 ON THE OFFICIAL WEBSITE.
Registration includes the following documents:
1- Registration form (www.music.mahidol.ac.th/jmlisc) fully completed, implies accepting the rules of the competition
2- A photocopy of passport or official Identity card,
3- A curriculum vitae written in French or English (maximum two typed pages) mentioning the music institutions attended, names of principal teachers, awards obtained, and professional positions held,
4-Two original recommendation letters from recognized musicians, written specifically for this competition,
5. A recent passport or identity photograph, uploaded to the website with the registration form. The resolution of the image file must be print quality and formatted in .JPEG or .GIF. The file is limited to less than 2 megabyte.
6. A list of chosen works for the program with exact duration noted, in performance order for each part or movement.
7. Proof of payment or a document attesting the payment of the registration fee according to the means indicated in Article 13. Incomplete registrations will not be considered.
The organizing committee of the competition is authorized to admit candidates to the competition only upon receipt of complete applications. Candidates will be informed of their acceptance into the competition beginning on February 20, 2011. Candidates who do not receive confirmation before March 1, 2014 are advised to contact the organizer through e-mail to the Artistic Director, Shyen Lee: email@example.com
Article 13. –Registration fee The registration fee of 5,000 THB (Thai Baht) should be paid by International wire transfer. The receipt should be uploaded with the application.
Account Name: College of Music, Mahidol University
Name of Bank: The Siam Commercial Bank PCL.
Saving Account No: 333-2-10822-1
Branch: SUB Branch Mahidol University
Bank Address: 999 M5 Phuttamonthon Sai 4, Salaya, Nakorpathom Thailand 73170
Swift Code: SICOTHBK
Please identify the purpose of transfer as:
INTERNATIONAL JEAN-MARIE LONDEIX SAXOPHONE COMPETITION The Registration fee will only be refunded if the organizing committee refuses the participation of an applicant.
Article 14. – Travel and accommodation arrangements. Accommodation and travel expenses are the responsibility of the participant. The organizing committee of the competition, however, will provide a list of hotels or university residences. Semi finalists will be reimbursed 4,000 THB (Thai Baht) to help defray their expenses. This prize can only be claimed on the day of the final round of the competition.
Article 15. – Candidates forfeit all rights to remuneration through broadcast by radio, television or other media formats.
Article 16. – The above regulations are mandatory for all competitors. In case of appeal, all written communication must be in English