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Conditions of Participation

ARD Music Competition 2020 Conditions of Participation

Dear applicants, due to the global emergency caused by the corona virus, until further notice the registration deadline of the International ARD Music Competition has been extended to May 15. We are looking forward to all your applications! Take care and stay healthy!

Register here for the 2020 ARD Music Competition

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The 69th ARD International Music Competition in Munich is open for the following categories:

  • Flute
  • Trombone
  • String Quartet
  • Piano

The invitation to participate in this competition is extended to young musicians, who are ready to launch an international career.

The competition is open to musicians of all nations born between 1991 and 2003 in the categories flute, trombone and piano. String Quartet: total age maximum 120; single members neither younger than 17 nor older than 35.

The competition will be conducted during the period from August 31 to September 18, 2020 (including the prizewinners’ concerts). All auditions are open to the public.

The invitation to participate in this competition is extended to young musicians, who are ready to launch an international career.

PLEASE NOTE:

All applicants are obliged to provide a video recording, that has to meet the following requrements:

Content

  • Recent (less than 12 months old) video recording, containing the required program for the preliminary audition only (no YouTube links).

Recording

  • Pieces must be recorded in their entirety and have to be UNEDITED (no cuts).
  • movements can be send as single files
  • Microphones should be positioned at a distance allowing to obtain a good sound quality.
  • Die Videoaufnahme soll aus einer festen Kameraperspektive erfolgen. Hände und Gesicht des Musikers/der Musikerin müssen zu jederzeit voll sichtbar sein.
  • The video sould be filmed from a fixed camera angle; musician’s hands and face must be entirely visible at all time.
  • Public recordings are accepted, if they meet the recording conditions stated above (especially no cuts).

Technical specifications (suggested)

  • Video quality - 720p or 1080i or 1080p
  • Audio quality - 256kbps mp3 or 128aac
  • Microphone of adequate quality (no built-in smart phone mic)
  • File Format – mp4 or mov
  • max. 9 Mbit, max. 900 MB

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Bank Account

Hypovereinsbank München (UniCredit)

Account Holder: Bayerischer Rundfunk
Purpose: IMW 3012 / 20002
BIC (Swift Code): HYVEDEMMXXX
IBAN: DE22 7002 0270 0000 0816 13

Kardinal-Faulhaber-Strasse 14, 80333 Munich, Germany