The purpose of “IMKA” International Internet Music Competition” is promotion of classical music and discovery of exceptional artists with outstanding personality and talent ability .”IMKA” Internet Music Competition provides award which can help to launch classical musicians international careers and create individual networks for new concert opportunities.
” IMKA”International Internet Music Competition is open to all nationalities and ages in guitar,strings, piano,wind,vocal ,choruses,conductors and chamber music orchestras
Each discipline is divided into different age categories and Senior Professional (no age limit).
HOW TO SUBMIT YOUR APPLICATION
Each participant must submit filled application online form found bellow ,two separate videos recording of live performances – from any of the following periods: baroque, classical, romantic or contemporary including jazz,pop,rock interpretations, uploaded live on YouTube,Vimeo,Youku and sending the link to IMKA ,accompanied by some form of age verification document all sent through email to firstname.lastname@example.org
Selected Laureates and some First Prize Winners will be chosen to receive an invitation to perform either at the Army Hall ,in Sarajevo and/or Peters Kirche , Pfarre Canisius Kirche in Vienna (exact date of performances and details of offer will be negotiated at the time of announcements and winners will be notified through email ).Invitees will get their awards certificates and the ones whom are not able to personally arrive or whom are not chosen to arrive will be mailed their certificate awards to the physical address.
HOW TO MAKE A VIDEO (LIVE RECORDING COMPETITION ENTRY?)
When performing a video or live recording internet music competition entry use a telephone,tablet or a camera that can record live video of you .
It does not need to be a recording from a concert or such where you had audience or a live performance but it can be.
It should be filmed in a quiet nice acoustic place so that your live recording will come out well
You can use microphone and amplifiers
Once you are satisfied with your recording /performance transfer it to the computer
Upload recording on Youtube ( Video should include your name saying FOR IMKA MUSIC COMPETITION )
Send us the link in an email to our email adress
You are finished!
How to Apply
To apply for the International internet music competition “IMKA” participants must submit
Step 1. A completed online Application Form
- Application form for solo participants
- Application form for chamber music participants (
Step 2. Send the link of your video on YouTube, Vimeo, or WeTransfer to:
Step 3: Make a Application Fee Payment of 40 eur made through PayPall following the link Bellow :
PayPal.Me/ymcabih/ Soloist Fee
PayPal.Me/ymcabih/120 Trio Fee
PayPal.Me/ymcabih/160 Quartets Fee
or by completing BANK TRANSFER :
For participants from Mainland China ,HK, Singapore, there is an option to pay through a Chinese bank:
1. Incomplete applications including failure to pay fees will result in disqualification.
2. The material provided will not be returned and the inscription fee is not refundable.
3. The judges’ decision is final and can not be complained. The comments and punctuation of the jury will not be provided.
4. Finalist Winner of Grand Prix Concert will be provided free accommodation and board covered by the Competition.
5.Other musicians(finalists) may be invited to perform in the concert Series.
6. The competition is not responsible for any damage or theft.
7. Children under 18 years old will be responsibility of their parents or legal guardians. And must be supervised all the time by their parents or legal guardians.
8. “IMKA” International Music Competition reserves the right to make any changes in the rules, schedule or other information related to the competition.
9.A panel of judges evaluates and punctuates the video material submitted, and the final selections of winners is based solely on the same recordings submitted.
Scoring of the “IMKA” International Internet Music Competition
Laureate ONLY LAUREATE IS INVITED! IF DOES NOT EXIST THAN 1st Prize Winner is invited to Grand Prix Concert. (100/100: 1st Absolute Prize)
1st prize :From 90 to 99
2nd prize: From 80 to 89:
3rd prize : From 70 to 79:
A selected group of winners will receive an invitation to debut at the Army Concert Hall , Sarajevo and Peters Kirche Vienna Austria IMKA Concert Series
The selected number of winners will receive a signed representation contract with IMKA Artists , artist representation agency and a certificate/diploma on a Final Award Ceremony.
A special awards may be rewarded to artists of exceptional talent and these may include production of professional CD with Imka Artists, recitals at different IMKA partner Festivals.
International Internet Music Competition Application Deadline for submission
Deadline:31 May, 2019
The results will be announced: 30 June , 2019