UNIVERSAL MARIMBA COMPETITION APPLICATION 2020
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 April 1st, 2020.
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 before the deadline of April 1st, 2020, the application form and needed documents and transfer the registration fee. Notice that applications will be cancelled in case the transfer is not done before this deadline. All applicants have time until June 1st, 2020 to decide their repertory.
Registration deadline for Marimba Duo and Chamber music April1st, 2020.
All applicants mail before the deadline of October 1st, 2019, the application form and needed documents together with a none edited live recording of 15' music. These recordings will be handled as audition tape for further acceptance as a candidate 2020. It is allowed in further competition rounds to perform the same works. The audition results will be announced against October 1st, 2019. After approval, the registration need to be completed by transferring the registration fee before April 1st, 2020. Notice that applications will be cancelled in case the transfer is not done before this deadline. All applicants have time until June 1st, 2020 to decide their repertory.
A minimum of 10 candidates for each discipline is required to run the Competition. If the minimum of required applications doesn’t appear against October 1st,2019, specific discipline may be postponed to edition 2022 and will be informed in October 2019 after the audition results.
The competitor send in all materials by mail against April 1st, 2020:
1. The signed application form.
2. A copy of current passport or identity card.
3. One high quality head shot photo.
4. A short curriculum vitae in English.
5. A copy of the bank receipt documenting the application fee.
Marimba Solo: 250 Euro
Marimba Duo: 400 Euro
Marimba Chamber music:
(duo 400 euro, trio 555 Euro, quartet 700 Euro, quintet 825 Euro)
All instrument combinations are welcome. This edition focus and welcomes all musical combinations with marimba (vibraphone, voice, strings, guitar, accordion, wind instruments etc...). Except percussion ensemble formation is not allowed. Each ensemble from duo till quintet need to include minimum one leading marimba member or part.
Registration fee for all disciplines has to be paid in Euro at last at April 1st, 2020 by bank transfer.
Bank check will not be allowed. The 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 2020 and your competition registration number:
Bank information: Argenta Bank NV / address: B.Heymansplein 6, 3581 Beverlo- Belgium
Account-holder: marimba-projects vzw / address: B.Heymansplein 7, 3581 Beverlo- 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: registration number candidate + UMCB 2020 + name