Competition

The competition for harmonica players BALTIC-NORDIC OPEN
Schedule of categories:
11:00 Solo-Diatonic harmonica (with accompaniment or backing track)
12:00 Solo-Chromatic harmonica (with accompaniment or backing track)
12:30 Groups and Open Section 

NB! The length of performance is maximum 6 minutes

The jury:

The jury of the competitions consists of 5 persons and each member of the jury can give max 10 points, so the maximum score can be 50 points.

Evaluation criteria:

  • proper performance
  • techniques
  • tone
  • interpretation (tempo, dynamics, rhythm, ensemble, emotionality)
  • artistry

The competitors will be divided into 3 groups according to the results of the competition:

  • perfect (45–50 points)
  • excellent (40-44 points)
  • very good (35-39 points)

The winners of each category will receive the Baltic-Nordic Champion title.
All participants with a score above 35 will be awarded a certificate.
The overall winner with perfect results will be awarded a Grand Prix of € 1,000.
In the absence of perfect level, the jury has the right to award special prizes.
The decision of the jury is final and not subject to appeal.

The process:
Registration for the competition is obligatory. Deadline is July 8th, 2021 http://www.piccolo.ee/en/register/

Price list
A wristband of the registered the participant: 30 € (till June 30, 2021); 40 € (from July 1st, 2021)
The price includes admission to the competitions and all festival events.