Composers’ Competition for an Obligatory Piece of the First Vera Dulova Competition

01 May 2020 - 01 June 2020 |

1. General Provisions

1.1. Official title of the competition is “The Composers’ International Competition for Creating a Mandatory Piece to Be Performed at Round Two of the Moscow Conservatory’s First Vera Dulova International Competition for Solo Harp Performers” (hereinafter to be referred to as “the Competition”).
1.2. The founder of the Competition is Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (hereinafter to be referred to as “the Conservatory”).
1.3. The Competition will be held during a time period of 1 May – 1 June 2020 inclusive.

2. The Jury

Members of the jury will be announced later.

3. Prizes and Awards

3.1. The Organizing Committee of the Competition has established a prize for the best piece for solo harp in the amount of 30,000 rubles.
3.2. The prize will be paid in rubles, with taxes to be deducted under Russia’s legislation.
3.3. The piece composed by the Competition laureate will be mandatory for its performance at the Second Round of the Moscow Conservatory’s First Vera Dulova International Competition for Solo Harp Performers.
3.4. The jury has the right to recommend that the Conservatory publish the Competition pieces whose authors will not be awarded.

4. The Competition Procedure

4.1. Any composers, with no restrictions whatsoever, may participate in the Competition.
4.2. No pieces earlier published, publicly performed or awarded at any other competitions may participate in the Competition.
4.3. The Competition piece may not last shorter than five minutes and longer than seven minutes.
4.4. The score of the Competition piece must be submitted under the participant’s identifying password, with no author’s name shown anywhere.
4.5. No scores with any names or signs that could disclose their authors will be admitted to the Competition.
4.6. The Competition results will be published not later than 1 June 2020.
4.7. All decisions of the jury shall be final and irrevocable.

5. The Procedure of Applying

5.1. The deadline for submitting the application and the score shall be 1 May 2020.
5.2. Both the questionnaire filled out and personally signed (download *.doc), together with the competing score (*.pdf only) marked by the applicant’s identifying password only, must be submitted electronically.
5.3. Official e-mail of the Competition’s Organizing Committee is: artmosconsv@gmail.com
5.4. In the event an applicant refuses to participate in the Competition, neither the scan of his/her application nor his/her score will be returned.
5.5. The fact of forwarding the application and the score shall mean the applicant’s unconditional consent with all the provisions of these Regulations.

6. Special Provision

These Regulations are published on the Conservatory’s official website both in Russian and in English. In the event any disputes or disagreements arise in the interpretation of any provisions of these Regulations, the version published in Russian shall prevail.

7. Contact Information

The Competition’s Organizing Committee: Department for Festivals, Competitions and Special Events of Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory’s Center for Coordinating Artistic Projects
Mailing address: 13/6 Bolshaya Nikitskaya Street, Bld. 1, Moscow, 125009, Russia
Telephone: +7 (495) 627 7274
E-mail: artmosconsv@gmail.com