Maurice André Trumpet Contest is to be held in Paris from 18
to 26 October 2003, as part of the Concours
internationaux de la Ville de Paris.
is being organised by the Association pour la Création
et la Diffusion Artistique (ACDA).
will be comprised of eminent international musicians and presided by
is open to trumpeters of all nationalities born after 18 October 1973.
After due consideration of candidates' applications, the Contest organisers
shall be sole judges of their eligibility to compete. Admitted contestants
shall receive personal notification.
are allowed to play with the trumpet of their choice.
Jean Françaix: Sonatine, for trumpet
and piano (version of 1952) - Eschig
Sonatina, for solo trumpet - Schott
Daniel Schnyder: Sonata for trumpet
and piano - Marc Reift
Luciano Berio: Sequenza X, for trumpet and piano,
(first three pages) - Universal
Alfred Desenclos: Incantation, Thrène
et Danse, for trumpet and piano (extracts: Incantation
and cadenza) - Leduc
Arthur Honegger: Intrada, for
trumpet and piano - Salabert
Vincent Persichetti: Parable XIV,
op. 127, for solo trumpet - Elkan-Vogel,
With piccolo, either:
Concerto in D-Major (first movement) - Sikorski
Leopold Mozart: Concerto in D-Major
(first movement) - Billaudot
Roger Boutry: Work for trumpet and organ,
commissioned for the contest by Musique
nouvelle en liberté (circa 8)
score will be sent to the contestants from 2 September 2003.
Concerto in D major (transcription for trumpet and organ) -
Johann Christian Bach: Sonata in
E flat major (transcription for trumpet and organ) - Billaudot
Georg Philipp Telemann: Sonata in
B major (transcription for trumpet and organ) - Billaudot
Henri Tomasi: Semaine sainte à
Cuzco, for trumpet and organ - Leduc
round will take place on 25 October 2003 in the Théâtre
du Châtelet. The Orchestre National
dIle de France conducted by Mark
Foster shall accompany the finalists.
Johann Nepomuk Hummel: Concerto
in E flat major, for trumpet and orchestra - Billaudot
2nd Concerto for trumpet and orchestra - Heugel
Charles Chaynes: 1st Concerto for
trumpet and chamber orchestra - Leduc
be drawn on 17 October 2003, to determine the order of play.
Contestants are required to be present. A second drawing of lots shall
be held to determine order of play in the final round.
shall be open to the public.
first round, the Contest organisers shall provide for piano accompaniment.
The contestants may, however, provide for alternative piano accompaniment
at their own expense.
second round, contestants shall perform with an organist chosen by the
round, a single rehearsal shall be provided for by the Contest organisers,
lasting 30 minutes for the first round and 60 minutes for the second
the final round, a rehearsal with orchestra shall take place.
Prix de la Ville de Paris:
11 000 €
engagements will be proposed to the Grand Prix winner later on.
7 500 €
4 500 €
3 000 €
for the best performance of the piece by Roger Boutry:
1 500 €
for the most promising contestant, donated by Sacem:
1 500 €
Musique Prize for the contestant whose performance has the
richest sound quality: Feeling material worth 1 500 €
The Jury shall deliberate at the end of each round and the final round.
In the event of a tie, the Jury Chairmans decision shall carry
The Jury reserves the right not to award all prizes.
The Grand Prix de la Ville de Paris may not be shared.
The Jury may issue special distinctions.
The Jury shall not award a prize to any contestant who fails to attain
the second round.
The Jurys decision is final.
October 2003 a concert will take place. Several prize-winners selected
by the Jury shall perform at this concert.
10. Entry Application
for registration: 20 August 2003 (date on postmark)
entry application must be sent to the Contest organizers and must comprise
duly completed, signed entry form,
photocopy of identity document or passport,
curriculum vitae in French or English (one typed page), indicating
institutions where musical studies were undertaken, most important
teachers, any prizes obtained, and working status,
two references in the original from recognised musicians, written
for the purposes of the Contest,
one recent passport-format photograph,
entry fee or proof of payment in compliance with Article 12.
September 2003 candidates shall be informed whether they have been admitted
to or turned down for the Contest.
12. Entry Fee
fee is 65 € and must be sent at the same time as the application.
organisers must receive the sum netto. No costs whatsoever (such as
change costs) are to be charged to the Contest organisers.
cheque made out to ACDA;
to be established by a foreign bank, drawn on a French bank, made
out to ACDA and written out in euros;
money order sent from a post-office, made out to ACDA.
fee shall be refunded only if the candidate is not admitted to the Contest.
13. Travelling and accommodation expenses
organisers can provide accommodation in university residences for contestants
living outside of Greater Paris. Such accommodation must be requested
on the application form. The contestants who successfully pass the first
round will have their accommodation expenses paid for during the rounds
in which they will have competed. In this case, the contestants who
will have provided their own accommodation will receive a daily allowance
of 30 €.
rounds and the prize-winner concert may be recorded, broadcasted by radio
or television without remuneration of the contestants.
fact of competing implies on the part of the contestants the acceptation
of all the rules of the contest. Only the French version of these rules
will take precedence. Disputes will be settled by the Paris authorities