Art. 1 The Competition
The Notes&Ties Cultural Association (Asociația Culturală ”Notes&Ties”) and The Gheorghe Dima National Music Academy (Academia Națională de Muzică ”Gheorghe Dima”) are holding a competition for Flute and Clarinet entitled Cluj International Music Competition 2021 online and in Cluj-Napoca, Romania.
Art. 2 Registration
The competition is open to flute and clarinet players worldwide, with the only stipulation being that they are born no earlier than July 4th, 1986.
Submitted applications must include the following documents:
All documents mentioned at Art. 2 should be scanned and sent by e-mail to: firstname.lastname@example.org by February 15th 2021
VIDEO REQUIREMENTS PRELIMINARY ROUND
VIDEO REQUIREMENTS 2ND ROUND
VIDEO REQUIREMENTS SEMIFINAL
*VIDEO RECOMMENDATIONS FOR AN OPTIMAL RECORDING:
Preliminary round registration fee – candidates who register for the competition need to pay a registration fee of EUR 50 (net, after bank fees).
Preliminary round deadline: February 15th 2021
Participation fee – participants selected after the preliminary round will have to pay a participation fee of EUR 150 EUR* (net, after bank fees) in order to be accepted into the following rounds of the competition.
Deadline: April 19th 2021
* The participation fee includes free masterclasses with jury members.
The application fees will be sent by bank transfer to:
Beneficiary name: Asociatia Culturala “Notes&Ties”
Beneficiary address: Str. Buzau nr. 6, ap 6, Cluj-Napoca, jud. Cluj, cod 400294, Romania
Beneficiary tax number: 30012813
IBAN: RO56 BRDE130SV01198771300
Bank: BRD Group Societe Generale, sucursala Cluj-Napoca
Bank address: Piata Unirii nr. 13, Cluj-Napoca, Romania
Please include the candidate’s name and the following phrase:
“application fee for the CLUJ INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION 2021” in the transfer.
There will be no refunds due to candidates’ cancellations.
Art. 4 Deadlines
Art. 5 Jury
Art. 6 Public performances and streaming
All recordings sent from the second round onwards will be published online on the Competition social media pages and/or website.
The final round will be live streamed online and open to the public.
Competitors may perform the works in any order they choose. Performing from memory is not compulsory.
Art. 7 Diplomas
All candidates may receive participation diplomas via e-mail. The prizes will be presented to the laureates by members of the jury during a formal ceremony.
Art. 8 Prize awarding ceremony
The winners are expected to take part in the prize-giving ceremony and the Gala Concert at 20:00 on 26th September 2021 at the Auditorium Maximum concert hall at Babes-Bolyai University. At this event they will play the piece selected by the jury – winning competitors refusing to take part in the gala will not receive their prize.
Art. 9 Accompanists
The candidates will have their own accompanists for the competition.
Art. 10 Travel and Accommodation
Travel, accommodation and all other expenses will be supported by the candidates accepted into the final round.
Art. 11 Visas
Contestants requiring a visa to take part in the final round of the Competition are requested to organise this themselves. If a letter of invitation is required for visa purposes, candidates may request this from the Competition Office.
Art. 12 Insurance
Cluj International Music Competition is not responsible for the costs of candidates’ illness and/or accidents during their stay in Cluj-Napoca.
The Cluj International Music Competition is not responsible for the loss/theft of personal possessions/musical instruments from the area of the competition.
Art. 13 Broadcast
By entering the competition the candidates agree that the organisers reserve the right to photograph and record (audio & video) all rehearsals, the final round and concerts and also to broadcast and or publish all the recordings sent by candidates from the second onwards. These may be broadcast on radio, TV, or online without further permission given by the candidates or their accompanists, who are not entitled to claim any remuneration for these recordings and broadcasts. The winners will perform in the Gala Concert without a fee.
Art. 14 Personal data
By registering for the competition, participants agree to the storage and use of their personal data by the Notes&Ties Cultural Association (Asociația Culturală ”Notes&Ties”) for the purpose of organising the competition.
Art. 15 Final provisions
In well justified situations, the organizer reserves the right to make changes to any aspect of the competition.
Any integral or partial change to the place or time of the competition will be announced in due time. This includes the possibility of moving the competition online in case of force majeure, the enforcement of public events restrictions, restrictions on the movement of persons, or any other such measures enforced by government authorities for reasons of public health and safety.