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2016 The 11th Jeju International Brass & Percussion Competition Summary

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2015-09-30
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■ Purpose: The Jeju International Brass & Percussion Competition is a joint project of the Jeju International Wind Ensemble Festival Organizing Committee and Jeju Special Self-Governing Province that seeks to discover and foster young, talented wind instrumentalists from around the world and give them an opportunity to share friendship and cultural exchange with one another. The Jeju International Wind Ensemble Festival hopes to accomplish this goal through hosting wind orchestras, professional ensemble concerts and international competitions.

■ Period: from August 8 (Mon) through 16 (Tue), 2016

■ Participation Information
▶ Competition Sections
    Bass Trombone, Euphonium, Tuba, Percussion
▶ Qualification
    The Jeju International Brass & Percussion Competition is open to    competitors of all nationalities who were born January 1, 1985 or later.  
▶ Application documents
  - Official Application Form (download: www.jiwef.org)
  - Letter of Recommendation
    For secondary students: to be issued by the principal of his/her school
    For university students: to be issued by a music professor who has instructed him/her
    For non-students: to be issued by the chairperson of the concerned organization or by the chairperson of the local wind music association
- Self-introduction (400 words or less)
- 3 head-shot photos taken within the past 6 months (5cm x 5cm)
    If submitted by e-mail, the photo file needs to be 2MB or more.
  - A copy of passport information page or equivalent proof of age
▶ Application deadline
- Postmarked no later than Tuesday, May 31, 2016
- By e-mail: bandfestival@hanmail.net / jiwef@naver.com
▶ Application Address    
Jeju International Wind Ensemble Festival Organizing Committee
Jeju Media Center, 82 Shinsanro
Jeju City, Jeju Special Self-Governing Province
South Korea 63270
Tel. +82 64-722-8704
Fax. +82 64-753-2208
E-mail: bandfestival@hanmail.net / jiwef@naver.com
▶ Application & Board and Lodging Fees
- Application fee: Submit US $200 through wire-transfer to the  address below. The application fee is non-refundable.

- Board and lodging fee: For the duration of the competition, the  candidates who are from outside of Korea will be provided with free housing, breakfast, and practice facilities. The applicants who are residents in Korea should pay 250,000 Korean Won for their  housing, which includes breakfast.

- Bank: KOREA EXCHANGE BANK
- Branch Name: JEJU BRANCH
- SWIFT Code: KOEXKRSE
- TELEX: 23141
- Bank Address: 1430-9, 1DONG, 1-DO, JEJU-CITY, JEJUDO,  #690-011, KOREA
- BANK CODE: 053455
- Account number: 630-007637-410
- Account name: JIWEFOC
  (Jeju International Wind Ensemble Festival Organizing Committee)

▶ ID Card:All candidates should bring the ID Card issued by the Organization  Committee for the duration of the competition.

■ Housing
Unless there is a special reason, all candidates must stay at the accommodations offered by our committee.

■ Score Reference
Candidates may refer to the musical score while performing during the competition.

■ Accompanist
▶ The committee can provide official piano accompanists who are acknowledged experts if needed.
▶ In the case that a competitor brings his or her own piano accompanist, he or she must pay the accompanist's housing fee of    250,000 Korean Won, which includes breakfast.

■  PRIZES AND ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS
▶ Prizes: The prize winner of each section will be awarded a certificate, a trophy, and a cash prize.    
    [Soloist Division]                          
    The 1st Prize: US $ 7,000
    The 2nd Prize: US $ 5,000
    The 3rd Prize: US $ 4,000


▶ Cash prizes will be given in Korean Won at the current rate of  dollar exchange on the awarding day. Taxes will be deducted from  prizes according to Korean tax law in effect at the time of the          competition.

▶ If there is no winner in a section, prizes will not be given.

▶ In the case of a tie, prize money will be added from the next lower prize rank and distributed equally between the two. The cash award of the next lower rank will not be awarded.

▶ Special award: for one competitor-US $1,500

-There may be other special prizes from many supporting  organizations in addition to the prizes mentioned above. Previous  years’ prizes have included:

- 2012
  Adams (the Netherlands): One marimba for 1st place in Percussion
  Besson (France): One euphonium for 1st place in Euphonium
  Yamaha (Japan): One bass trombone for 1st place in Bass Trombone
-2013
  Courtois (France): One tenor trombone for 1st place in Tenor Trombone
  Adams (the Netherlands): 2,000 EUR for 1st place in Trumpet
  Yamaha (Japan): One horn for 1st place in Horn
- 2014
  Yamaha (Japan): One bass trombone for 1st place in Bass Trombone
-2015
  Yamaha (Japan): One horn for 1st place in Horn
  Adams (the Netherlands): One trumpet for 1st place in Trumpet
  Courtois (France): One tenor trombone for 1st place in Tenor Trombone

■ 1st Preliminary, 2nd Preliminary, and Finals
The 1st Preliminary and 2nd Preliminary will be accompanied by the piano and the final round will be accompanied by a symphony orchestra.

■ First Prize Winners
All the first prize winners of each section must perform at the  winners’ concerts. They will also be invited to perform as a soloist  at the Jeju International Wind Ensemble Festival the following year.      Airfare, free accommodation and meals will be offered. However, the    first prize winners cannot apply for the competition again. Previous  winners performing as soloists will not be paid for their performances.


■ Winners’ Concert
All first place winners from each section must perform at the winners’ concert. But according to circumstances where a first place award is not given, the second-place person can perform.

■ The Judges
▶ From Korea: Distinguished persons acknowledged in the wind music field both domestically and abroad.
▶ From Abroad: Professional musicians invited to the ensemble festival, acknowledged worldwide in the wind music field.


■ PROCEDURE OF JUDGMENT
▶ All the competitions are conducted openly and detailed judging criteria will be established separately, complying with those of international competitions.
▶ All judges must attend all the competitions of every section ranging from the first to the final rounds. In the case where a judge has been the instructor of a candidate for three months or more in the past two years, the judge must abstain from judging the candidate.
▶ Communication between the judges and the competitors during the period of competition is not allowed. Any violations of this rule may result in the disqualification of both judges and competitors.
▶ All decisions made by the Organizing Committee and the judges will be final and will not be subject to appeal or reversal of decision.

The 2016 Jeju International  Brass & Percussion Competition

■ Bass Trombone
-1st  Preliminary

Walter S. Hartley   Sonata Breve for Bass Trombone Solo
(Tenuto Publications)
David Fetter   Variations on Palestrina’s “Dona Nobis Pacem”
Transpositions for Bass Trombone in E-flat
                                   (David Fetter Music for Brass)
-2nd  Preliminary
Thom Ritter George   Concerto for Bass Trombone and Piano
                                       (Accura Music)
-Final  
Eric Ewazen   Rhapsody for Bass Trombone and string orchestra
(International Trombone Association Manuscript press University of Texas at Austin)

■ Percussion                                            
-1st Preliminary : Two pieces
  Timpani Required
  Elliot Carter   Choose one movement from ⅠSaeta, Ⅴ Improvisation and Ⅷ March
  “Eight Pieces for Four Timpani” (Hal Leonard)

  Marimba Choose one
  Joseph Schwantner   Velocities (Schott Music)
  Leigh Howard Stevens   Rhythmic Caprice (Keyboard percussion)
  Anna Ignatowicz   Toccata (Norsk Musikforlag)

-2nd Preliminary : Three pieces
Snare Choose one
Askell Masson   Prim (Edition Bim)
Askell Masson   Kim (Edition Bim)
Casey Cangelosi    Meditation no.Ⅰ(www. CaseyCangelosi.com)

One free choice piece for solo vibraphone (Max. 10 minutes)

Set up Choose one
Eckhard Kopetzki   Canned heat (Southern Music Company)
Michio Kitazume   Side By Side (Zen On)
Leo Ouderits   To beat or not to beat (Beurskens music edition)
Iannis Xenakis  Rebonds A or B (Salabert)

-Final
Set Concerto
Keiko Abe   The wave  Impressions Concerto for Marimba & Orchestra (Xebec)
Free Recital  Maximum 10 minutes
One work for Snare, Vibes, Marimba or Timpani

■ Euphonium
-1st Preliminary
Philip Sparke - Pantomime (Studio Music)

-2nd Preliminary
Set piece
Philip Wilby - Flight (Novello & Co.)
  Choose one
1. Francois Thuillier - Le Scooter a Trois Pattes - Francois (Feeling Musique Edition)
  Movements 2 and 3 only
2. David Gillingham - Blue Lake Fantasies (Tuba Euphonium Press)
Movements 2 and 5 only

-Final
Derek Bourgeois - Concerto, Op.114 (R. Smith & Co.)



■ Tuba
-1st Preliminary
Required
Vaughan Williams   Concerto for Tuba and Orchestra  MovementⅠ
                     (Oxford University Press)
Malcolm Arnold   Fantasy for Tuba(1969) (Faber Music Ltd. London)

-2nd Preliminary
Required
Edward Grieg (arr. by ⵁ. Baadsvik)  Norwegian Dance No.1
                                     (Ovation AS ovationmusic. com)
Selected
Eugene Bozza   Concertino (Tuba and Piano) (Alohnese Leduc)
Trygve Madsen   Sonata for Tuba and Piano ( Musikk-Husets Forlag As)

-Final
Arild Plau  Concerto for Tuba and Strings (Ovation)

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