Vltava International Youth Brass Festival GUIDE
Vltava International Youth Brass Festival
Guide | Průvodce
Vltava International Youth Brass Festival is organized by Inter Culture Association, and supported by Professional Musical Organizations and local municipal.
Part I General
1.Culture Core: Unity in diversity
Young eople who interested in choral groups are welcome to enroll Brass Festival, there is no limitation to number of groups, but in principle, the number of people within a group no more than 75 people.
3. Activity Slogan: Being Together
4. Theme: Passion
Part II Time & Content
Brass competitions scheduled at 12.02.2016 held in Prague.
16.07.2016 to be confirmed
Part III Brass Competitions
Programs and Performance Time
The total duration time for each brass competition song is limited between 20 to 25 minutes;
Performing at least one modern works;
Under 15 years old category
Under 22 years old category
No age limit category
Each participant group may participant 2 categories as maximum
Free style Concert (can be with instrument music and dancing) 10-15minutes
Should be full arrangement, with obvious national style or modern time style
Competition Music and Change
The Submission deadline: 30.11.2015
The latest deadline for the change of competition song: 30.12.2015
(For local choirs, deadline can be prolonged)
The starting order for the Brass Competition: will be announced before 31.1.2016
Evaluation Criteria(Jury Team will publish the final version)
2) quality of tone and sound
4) technical performance
9) orchestra of repertoire according to the abilities of the orchestra
10) entire artistic impression
Judges will rate and give comments after performance, average is the effective rate.
Awards Established (the final version to be confirmed)
Golden Award/Silver Award/& single Award
Part IV Support
Choral Association of the Czech Republic
municipal government of Prague
Member of the European Parliament
Part V Registration and Requirements
Registration deadline: 30.11.2015
The following materials must be submitted before deadline:
1. A completed application form;
2. An Introduction of Symphonic Band (English), submitted with WORD document format (note: 250 characters or less);
3. 1 ~ 2 sheets Symphonic Band photos, size not smaller than 12 x 7.5 cm, no less than 300 dpi pixels, no more than two years (note: preferably jpg format);
The Program List for Participation of Choral Competition
Please submit the program list for participation of brass competition to the Organizing Committee (note: word document format), including the works information: song title, time duration, music, songwriter, copyright information and etc.
1 copy of the music SHEET(noty)
The Organizing Committee provide piano, if there is other music instruments demand, Symphonic Band shall make their own arrangements or send notice in advance to the Organizing Committee for negotiated settlement.
Please register before the deadline and send e-mail to the Organizing Committee. It is also advised to call the Organizing Committee.
Part VI Broadcast Recording Rights
Broadcast Recording Rights
During ICAFEST Festival period, the Organizing Committee has the right to process recording, filming and photographing jobs against each participant performance, as well as has its recording, shooting all copyright content and usage rights.
Organizing Committee Address
ICA FEST Organization Committee
krejciho 6, 18000 Praha 8-Czech Republic
Phone：00420 724 234 172
In participation of Choral Festival deemed to agree with the above constitutions, the Choral Festival Organizing Committee has the final interpretation right to the constitutions, as well as the rights of supplementary and amendment.