/Competition Rules/

The competition will be held in Tivat from 28.05. to 30.05. 2018 - in the following categories:

RULES – ACCORDION SOLO

Each soloist is required to submit three copies of the program that is running before performing it.
The program is performed from memory.

    SUBCATEGORY
    Competitors born in 2009 and younger.
    Free program up to 3 minutes.

    FIRST CATEGORY
    Competitors born in 2008.
    Free program for up to 5 minutes.

    SECOND CATEGORIES
    Competitors born in 2007.
    Free program for up to 7 minutes.

    THIRD CATEGORY
    Competitors born in 2006.
    Free program for up to 7 minutes.

    FOURTH CATEGORY
    Competitors born in 2005.
    Free program lasting up to 10 minutes.

    THE FIFTH CATEGORY
    Competitors born in 2004.
    Free program lasting up to 10 minutes.

    SIXTH CATEGORY
    Competitors born in 2003.
    Free program lasting up to 12 minutes.

    SEVENTH CATEGORY
    Competitors born in 2001 and 2002.
    Free program lasting up to 15 minutes.

    EIGHTH CATEGORY
    Competitors born in 1999 and 2000.
    Free program lasting up to 20 minutes.

    NINTH CATEGORY
    Competitors born in 1998 and older.
    The program lasting up to 25 minutes:
    - Composition written before year 1800.
    - At least one composition originally written for the accordion.


RULES - CHAMBER MUSIC

- Each chamber ensemble is required to submit three copies of the program that is running before performing it.The program can be performed from partiture.
- In the chamber ensemble there cannot be more than eight (8) artists. Within can be ensembles with different instruments.
- Chamber ensemble can have only one instrument per part (for example, partiture of 6 parts = 6 instruments)
- It is not allowed to use amplified instruments.


    FIRST CATEGORY
    Competitors born in 2006 and younger.
    Free program for up to 7 minutes.

    SECOND CATEGORY
    Competitors born from 2003 to 2005.
    Free program lasting up to 10 minutes.

    THIRD CATEGORY
    Competitors born from 1999 to 2002.
    Free program lasting up to 15 minutes.

    FOURTH CATEGORY
    Competitors born in 1998 and older.
    Free program lasting up to 25 minutes.


RULES – ORCHESTRAS

- The orchestra should have half of the members that must play accordion. Other instruments of any kind may also be included.
Compositions for any solo instrument or voice accompanied by accordion orchestra are allowed in the programme.
- Prior to performance every orchestra director or conductor must submit 5 copies of the scores as well as the floor plan of the orchestra.
The program can be performed from partiture.


    FIRST CATEGORY
    Members of the orchestras born in 2003 and younger.
    Free program, duration 7-10 minutes.

    SECOND CATEGORY
    Members of the orchestras born in 1999 to 2002
    Free program, duration 10-15 minutes.

    THIRD CATEGORY
    Members of the orchestras born in 1998 and older. Free program, duration 20-25 minutes.

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