The Competition 2015

15th Gheorghe Dima International Music Competition (July 2015)

Organizers: Notes&Ties Cultural Association and The Gheorghe Dima Music Academy

Project coordinator: Răzvan Poptean

Project financed through a SEE grant offered by Norway, Iceland, Liechtenstein and the Romanian Government

Project financed by the City Hall and the Council of Cluj-Napoca and by the Cluj County Council

Sponsors and partners:

Edition presented by Buffet Crampon

Institut Français Cluj-Napoca, Deutsches Kulturzentrum Klausenburg, Filarmonica de Stat “Transilvania”, Societatea Romană Mozart, Vandoren, Ritmo T, Clarinet Romania,, Compexit, Wiener Flötenwerkstatt

Instruments: flute and clarinet

Contestants: 121 (Poland, Israel, Germany, Romania, Italy, Turkey, Korea, Taiwan, France, Hungary, USA, Greece, Ukraine, Serbia, Bulgaria, Finland, Russia, The Czech Republic, Belgium, Brazil, Japan, Venezuela, Portugal, Slovenia, Spain, Switzerland, Columbia etc.

Jury members:

Flute – Loïc Schneider (France), Seiya Ueno (Japan), Sébastian Jacot (Switzerland), Alexandra Grot (Russia), Cristina Bojin (Romania)

Clarinet – Shirley Brill (Israel), Valentin Uryupin (Russia), Tibor Reman (Romania/Germania), Spyros Mourikis (Greece) şi Flavius Trif (Romania)

President of the Juries: Aurel Marc (Romania)



1st Prize –

2nd Prize – Kata Scheuring (Hungary) and Jae A Yoo (Korea)

3rd Prize – Aapo Johannes Järvinen (Finland)


1st Prize – Damien Bachmann (Switzerland)

2nd Prize – Matic Kuder (Slovenia)

3rd Prize – Ioan Radu Greluș (Romania)