Maurice André International Trumpet Competition
The 6th Maurice André International Trumpet Competition will take place in Paris, from 11th to 19th November 2006, as part of the “Concours internationaux de la Ville de Paris”. The Competition is organised by the ACDA (Association pour la Création et la Diffusion Artistique).
The Jury will be comprised of international personalities and will be presided over by Maurice André.
The Contest is open to trumpeters of all nationalities, born after 11th November 1976.
Article 3 – Programme
The contestants are allowed to play with the trumpet of their choice.
1. Raymond Gallois-Montbrun : Sarabande and Finale - Leduc
Henri Tomasi : Concerto for trumpet, transcription for trumpet and piano (first movement and cadenza) - Leduc
or André Jolivet : Concertino for trumpet, string orchestra and piano, transcription for trumpet and piano (from the beginning up to figure 24) - Durand-Salabert-Eschig
or Thierry Escaich : Tanz-Fantasie, for trumpet in C or B flat and piano - Billaudot
3. Avec piccolo :
Georg Philipp Telemann : Concerto in D-major, (first movement: adagio) - Sikorski
1. Leopold Mozart : Concerto in D-major, transcription for trumpet and piano - Billaudot
Alfred Desenclos : Incantation, Thrène et Danse for trumpet and piano (extracts : Incantation, Thrène and cadenza of the third movement) - Leduc
or Robert Planel : Concerto for trumpet and string orchestra , transcription for trumpet and piano (first and second movements) - Transatlantiques
or Nicolas Bacri Concerto n°2, op.65, Im Angedenken Johann Sebastian Bachs, transcription for trumpet and piano (first movement) new piece set at the 2000 Maurice André Competition – - Peer music
Salvador Chuliá Hernández : piece for trumpet and orchestra, composed for the 2006 Maurice André Competition (circa twelve minutes). The score will be sent to the competitors one month before the rounds start.
Joseph Haydn : Concerto in E flat major, free cadenza – free edition
The final round will be held on Saturday 18th November 2006 in Paris (Salle Gaveau), with the Ensemble Orchestral de Paris.
A draw to determine the order of play is to take place on Friday 10th November 2006. Contestants must attend the draw.
A second draw shall be held for the final round. All rounds are open to the public.
For the first two rounds, contestants may choose the order of works to be played.
Candidates wishing to change their choice of repertoire must advise the Competition Organisers in writing by e-mail or by post not later than Friday 29th September 2006.
Article 6 - Rehearsals
For the first two rounds, the Competition Organisers will provide a pianist for the contestants. Only one rehearsal session per round will be provided by the Competition Organisers.
Contestants may bring an accompanist, at their own expense.
Before the final round, rehearsals with orchestra shall take place.
Article 7 - Prizes
Grand Prix de la Ville de Paris: 12 000 €
Prix de l'Académie des Beaux-Arts: 8 000 €
3rd Prize: 4 500 €
4th Prize: 3 000 €
The Sacem Prize for the most promising contestant : 2 000 €
Prize for the best performance of Salvador Chuliá Hernández's work, offered by the Fonds pour la Création Musicale : 1 500 €
Feeling Musique Prize for the contestant whose performance has the richest sound quality: Feeling material worth 1 500 €
The winner of the Grand Prix will be invited by the Victor Salvi Foundation to take part in a concert, in the Lyon&Healy Hall (concerts of the Chicago Chamber Music).
The winner of the Grand Prix will be invited by the "Conservatorio Superior de Música Salvador Seguí" of Castellón for a master-class and a concert within the framework of the Semana internacional de música de camara de Montserrrat (Valencia).
The Emilia Romagna Festival will propose an engagement to a winner of their choice.
Prize-winners will also be called upon for further performances; details are to be posted in due course.
Article 8 – Jury
Following each round including the final, the Jury shall deliberate. In the event of a tie, the Jury Chairman holds the casting vote.
The Jury reserves the right not to award every prize.
The “Grand Prix de la Ville de Paris” cannot be shared.
The Jury may award special honours.
The Jury may only award prizes to contestants who have reached the second round.
The Jury’s decision is final.
A concert, featuring those prize-winners selected by the Jury, is to be held on Sunday 19th November 2006.
Article 10 - Application
To register for the Competition, a full application must be mailed to the Organisers by no later than 28th June 2006 (date on postmark) enclosing the following documents:
- application form, duly completed, dated and signed,
- photocopy of identity card or passport, or other equivalent official document,
- CV in French or English (no more than two typed pages) detailing music schools attended, major teachers, prizes obtained and current professional status,
- two original references from recognized musicians, written for the purposes of this competition,
- a recent (no older than six months) colour photograph, minimum dimensions 3.5 x 4.5 cm,
- entry fee or proof of payment.
Article 11 – Admission
The Competition Organisers alone are entitled to decide on the admission of contestants after consideration of the applications.
A list of successful candidates shall be posted on this website on 21st July 2006.
Candidates will also receive notification by postal mail.
Article 12 - Administration Fee
The administration fee is 25 €, non-refundable, to be paid at the same time as registration.
Contestants must send the sum in full – no extra costs are to be charged to the Organisers.
- French cheque, made payable to ACDA,
- cheque from a foreign bank, drawn on a French bank, made payable in Euros to ACDA,
- international postal order, for the attention of ACDA,
Article 13 – Registration Fee
The registration fee is 40 €. , to be paid by the selected contestants the day of the draw, details of which shall follow at a later stage.
Article 14 – Accommodation
The Competition Organisers can arrange accommodation in university halls of residence (single or twin rooms) for contestants living outside Paris and its vicinity. Contestants must request this on their registration form.
The Competition Organisers will pay accommodation costs during the Competition for contestants – living outside Paris and its vicinity – who successfully complete the first round for the period of the rounds in which they will competed. They shall receive a daily allowance of 35 €.
Article 15 – Visas
Contestants requiring a visa to take part in the Competition are requested to organise this themselves. If a letter of invitation is required for visa purposes, competitors may request this from the Competition Organisers.
Contestants waive the right to remuneration from any recording, radio or television broadcast of competition rounds and prize-winner concerts.
Participation in the competition implies contestants’ full acceptance of the Rules. In the event of a dispute, only the French language version of these Rules is binding.