UNIVERSAL MARIMBA COMPETITION APPLICATION EDITION 2022
Marimba Solo, Chamber music (from duo till octet)

Age limit & application 
The Competition is open for all nationalities. There is no age limit. 

When should you apply?
-Application & registration deadline for Marimba Solo: June 15th, 2022. 
Only a limited number of applicants is allowed. It is therefore strongly recommended to apply as soon as possible. Applications are admitted on a ‘first come-first served’ basis. During the editions before all places were taken. All applicants mail the application form and needed documents. Once you received a confirmation of your application, you will need to transfer the registration fee to assure your participation. All applicants have time until July15th, 2022 to decide their repertory. 

Download here the application form Marimba Solo: 




Application
The competitor(s) send in all application documents by Email before the deadline of June 15th, 2022: 
1. The signed application form. 
2. One high quality head shot photo (solo, duo or ensemble).
3. A short curriculum vitae in English.
4. A copy of the bank receipt documenting the application fee.

-Application & registration deadline for Marimba Duo & Chamber music: June 15th, 2022.
All applicants mail the application form and needed documents. Once you received a confirmation of your application, you will need to transfer the registration fee to assure your participation. Notice that  the Chamber music formations need to indicate on the a full list of all members. All applicants have time until July15th, 2022 to decide their repertory and to send in the list of video links of all rounds which be handled for the jury evaluation. The video link of the final round will be used as well for video streaming. Notice that the applications will be cancelled in case the transfer is not done and if the video links are not delivered before the deadlines.. 

The Chamber music discipline include formations from marimba duo only or for duo till octet with all kind of instrumental combinations (vibraphone, wind, strings, voice, piano, accordion, percussion etc.) For the formations with other instruments, it is required to include minimum one leading marimba member.
All instrumental combinations are welcome. 

Download here the application form Marimba Chamber music:
1) Marimba Chamber music (duo till octet - all combinations): 
2) Marimba duo: 

Application
The competitor(s) send in all application documents by Email before the deadline of June 15th, 2022: 
1. The signed application form.. 
2. One high quality head shot photo (solo, duo or ensemble).
3. A short curriculum vitae in English.
4. A copy of the bank receipt documenting the application fee. 
The competitor(s) deliver electronically the list of all video links before the deadline of July 15th, 2022: .
1. A list of the YouTube links with the none edited video recordings of all 3 rounds (first round, Semi-final and Final round). It is not allowed to repeat the same works in other rounds. 
 
YouTube links 
The competitor(s) deliver electronically a list with the public YouTube links of the video recordings of all 3 rounds before the deadline of July 15th, 2022. 
-These YouTube links will be listed and used for the International jury evaluation. 
-The list includes, as an alternative of a live concert, the YouTube links, grouped by each Competition round, and  performed and recorded in one session (same location and date) and without editing and cuts;
- All  YouTube links (public) need to be subtitled with: UMCB 2022 / full name & competition round. 
-It is not allowed to add past done recordings, posted video's or releases. 
-There are no specific acoustic requirements for the none edited recordings. All candidates can realize their recording at own ability. It is important however to have a most optimal acoustic recording without mixing and cuts and to set up the marimba(s) & instruments with a clear overview of the performer(s) and if possible to add video slices of your name(s) and tittles of performed works.

Marimba Chamber music: Marimba Duo
  • Video link 1: The first round marimba duo (max.15') - free program
  • Video link 2: The semi-final marimba duo (max. 20') - free program
  • Video link 3: The Final round recital marimba duo (max. 30')- set piece + free program
Marimba Chamber music: duo till octet (all combinations) 
  • Video link 1: The first round marimba Chamber music (max.15') - free program
  • Video link 2: The semi-final marimba Chamber Music (max.20') - free program
  • Video link 3: The Final round recital marimba Chamber music (max. 30') - free program 
Registration fee 

Marimba Solo: 250 Euro
Marimba Chamber music: 250 Euro

Registration fee has to be paid before the deadline of June 15th, 2022 by bank transfer in order to guarantee your participation. Bank cheque will not be allowed. The entry fee is not refundable regardless the outcome of the Competition and should be transferred net (excluding transfer costs) to the bank account below, indicated by your name, Competition 2022 and your competition registration numberNotice that applications will be cancelled if the transfer is not done. Inform us any changes of your contact address and/or Email address. Your application can be cancelled in case the organization is not able to reach you due to occurring changes.

Bank information: Argenta Bank NV / address: Burgemeester Heymansplein 6, 3581 Beverlo - Belgium
Account-holder: marimba-projects vzw / address: Huidevetterslaan 1A, 3500 Hasselt- Belgium
Account-number: 979-9596266-61, Swift-code: ARSPBE22, IBAN-number: BE62-9799-5962-6661  
Outside Europe: routing Bank - ING BELGIUM - , routing number BBRUBEBBXXX
Transfer reference: your name, registration number candidate + UMCB 2022 

Application forms & materials: 

Email to: secretariat-competition@telenet.be 


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