XXIII International Academic Music Competition “Jurmala 2022” in organ performance

XXIII International Academic Music Competition
“Jurmala 2022” in organ performance

The XXIII International Academic Music Competition “Jurmala 2022” in organ performance is organized and managed by the Jurmala High School of Music in collaboration with the Education Department of Jurmala City Council, Dubulti Evangelical Lutheran Church, and the Fund of Support of Jurmala Music Secondary School.

The participants of the competition are pupils and students who are learning to play the organ.  

Contact information

Agnija Saprovska, competition project coordinator
mob.phone.: +371 29541105
e-mail: agnija.saprovska@edu.jurmala.lv

Time and Place of Competition

The XXIII International Academic Music Competition “Jurmala 2022” in organ performance will take place from June 7 to 12, 2022 in Jurmala High School of Music, Strelnieku prospekts 30, k-1 (digital organ – Johannus Ecclesia D – 450) and Dubulti Lutheran church, Baznicas street 13, Jurmala (pipe organ, III manuals, 29 registers, tracker action, disposition in Attachment / 3). The specific time and venue for each group will be selected and announced after all applications have been received.

Rules and Procedure of Competition

Competition “Jurmala 2022” is open for musicians of all nationalities and takes place in four categories:

  • Category A – up to 14 years old (including)
  • Category B – 15-17 years (including)
  • Category C – 17 – 19 years (including), provided that the participant is a student of a secondary music education institution
  • Category D – 19 – 25 years (including)

The age of the participant must correspond to the relevant age group by 6 June 2022

Categories A, B, and C consist of one round. Category D consists of two rounds. 

Participants of category C play part of the competition program in person, but part of the program must be submitted in video format in advance (Regulation Attachment / 1) The video must be uploaded by June 1 on file upload server.   (Video recording requirements – Regulation Attachment / 2).

The competition is held in person, but in case of difficult epidemiological conditions – with the help of video recordings. In this situation, everyone will have to submit video recordings with the whole competition program. The submission date will be specified until June 1.

Competition Venue:

June 7 – registration, Opening Ceremony in the concert-hall Dubulti.

June 8-11 – Competition for categories A, B, C, D

June 12 – Final Concert and Awards Ceremony.

APPLICATION PROCEDURE

The application form for the competition has to be submitted electronically till 9 May 2022. The application form.

A photo of the participant (portrait, resolution not less than 300dpi) has to be applied with Application form or sent to e-mail: agnija.saprovska@edu.jurmala.lv

The participation fee has to be transferred till 09.05.2022:

Category A – EUR 20
Category B – EUR 30
Category C – EUR 40
Category D – EUR 50

In the payment order please write: 

Competition “Jurmala 2022”, the name, surname and category of the participant.

Account number:

Jūrmalas Mūzikas vidusskolas atbalsta fonds
Nr. 40008076850
Bank: Citadele
IBAN: LV23PARX0006437080017
SWIFT: PARXLV22

If it is necessary to issue an invoice, the details has to be sent to e-mail: agnija.saprovska@edu.jurmala.lv until May 2. 

Prizes

The awarding of Group A winners takes place at the end of the day of the Group A competition. The jury will select the representatives of the group A winners who will play in the Concluding Concert.

The awarding of the winners of groups B, C and D will take place at the Concluding Concert on June 12 at Dubulti Concert Hall, 30 K-1 Strelnieku prospekts. The winners of the competition will perform at the concert according to the decision of the jury.

Winners are awarded with diplomas, laureate titles and cash prizes. The total cash bonus fund is 2,000 euros.