11th “Mita Topalovic” International Music Competition

FOR SINGERS

“Mita Topalovic” International Music Competition For Singers
Pančevo, From 12th To 13th December 2020

Dimitrije Mita Topalović (1849-1912) is one of the greatest Serbian composers of the 19thcentury. He studied in Vienna and Prague as a scholarship recipient of the Pančevo Serbian Church Singing Society, where he spent his entire working life. Professor, excellent singer and pianist Mita Topalovic composed vocal and choral works. We are organizing International Young Talent Competition in his honor, to continue the mission he began.

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PROPOSITIONS

1. The eleventh “Mita Topalovic” International music competition for singers is organised by Music school “Jovan Bandur” in Pančevo from December 12th – 13th, 2020.

2. The Competition is for students of primary and secondary schools from Serbia and other countries.

3. The competitors will be divided into eight categories for Primary school and eight categories for Secondary school, and will perform a programme consisting:

 

Categories of PRIMARY SCHOOL   Programme
First class Female voices 1 Vocalise without words
1 Vocalise with words
First class Mail voices 1 Vocalise without words
1 Vocalise with words
Second class Female voices 1 Vocalise with or without words
1 Song or Aria Antique
Second class Mail voices 1 Vocalise with or without words
1 Song or Aria Antique
Third class Female voices 1 Song or Aria Antique
1 Song (of their own choice)
Third class Mail voices 1 Song or Aria Antique
1 Song (of their own choice)
Fourth class Female voices 1 Song or Aria Antique
1 Song from 18. or 19. Century
1 Song from Serbian and Slavonic autho
Fourth class Mail voices 1 Song or Aria Antique
1 Song from 18. or 19. Century
1 Song from Serbian and Slavonic author

 

Categories of SECONDARY SCHOOL   Programme
First class Female voices 1 Antique Song or Aria
1 song (western author from 18. or 19. Century)
1 song from Serbian and Slavonic author
First class Mail voices 1 Antique Song or Aria
1 song (western author from 18. or 19. Century)
1 song from Serbian and Slavonic author
Second class Female voices 1 Antique Song or Aria
1 song (western author from 18. or 19. Century)
1 song from Serbian and Slavonic author
Second class Mail voices 1 Antique Song or Aria
1 song (western author from 18. or 19. Century)
1 song from Serbian and Slavonic author
Third class Female voices 1 Antique Aria
1 Aria from opera, operetta or oratorio
1 song (of their own choice)
Third class Mail voices 1 Antique Aria
1 Aria from opera, operetta or oratorio
1 song (of their own choice)
Fourth class Female voices 1 Antique Aria
1 Aria from Oratorio, Missa or Cantata
1 song (of their own choice)
1 Aria from opera
Fourth class Mail voices 1 Antique Aria
1 Aria from Oratorio, Missa or Cantata
1 song (of their own choice)
1 Aria from opera

THE PROGRAMME HAS TO BE PERFORMED BY HEART

4. Applications will not be accepted after November, 25th, 2020. Application forms are available on www.muzickaskolapancevo.edu.rs

5. The Application has to be sent to e-mail address: jbandur.dir@gmail.com

6. Apart from the application form, the competitors must also submit:

– Scanned proof of the paid fee in the amount of 3000 dinars for Primary school category, and 3500 dinars for Secondary school category, per application.
Name of payment: donation for the IC Mita Topalovic for singers; for MS “Jovan Bandur” Pančevo, Živojina Mišića 3;
the account number of the school: 840-305666-71

7. If the competitors decide to cancel their application the fee will not be refunded.

8. Competitors from abroad can pay their donation fee after arrival to Pančevo.

9. Competitors will be evaluated by the jury composed of professors of the candidates in the competition in their respective categories.

The organizer will determine president of the jury. Work in a jury is on a voluntary base.

10. Members of the jury cannot evaluate their own pupil (candidate).

11. Competitors will be given diplomas

1st prize – 90-100 points
2nd prize – 80-89,99 points
3rd prize – 70-79,99 points
Commendation – for 60-69,99 points won

12. The number of prizes is not limited.

13. For the most successful in A and B categories, for each female and male, the jury can decide to give the title of COMPETITION LAUREATE.

14. Teachers will be given diplomas for pedagogical results and contribution to work in the jury.

15. The competitors will pay all their expenses during their stay in Pančevo.

16. The organizer has the right to record, copy and broadcast the programme.

APPLICATION FORM

Applications will not be accepted after November 25th, 2020. and have to be sent to e-mail: jbandur.dir@gmail.com

Apart from the application form, the competitors must also submit:

-Proof of the paid fee

If the competitors decide to cancel their applications, the fee will not be refunded.

Foreign competitors can pay their donations upon arrival at the competition.

    Category

    Full name of the competitor

    Email

    Date of birth

    Full name of the singing teacher

    E-mail of the singing teacher

    Full name of the piano accompanion

    Music school (name, tel. number and address)

    E-mail address of the school

    Programme and Time / First and last name of composer; work; for example: Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart – Zerlinas Aria ”Batti, batti” from opera ”Don Giovanni”

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