3rd international Franz Cibulka Competition

SOLO COMPETITION FOR FLUTE

The International Franz Cibulka Music Competition is meant to spread the compositions of the Styrian composer Franz Cibulka (1946-2016) and support musicians who strive for an international career.
The competition, which is supposed to alternately focus on solo and chamber music interpretations of Franz Cibulka’s compositions over the years, was announced for the very first time in 2018 and in chamber music the following year – each with different solo instruments and ensemble casts.

COMPULSORY PIECE 2020

Franz Cibulka:
Flutecarin – Concertino for flute (flute, alto flute, piccolo) and wind orchestra (2005)

The compulsory piece needs to be performed in the first round as well as in the final.

REGISTRATION AND ENTRY CONDITIONS

All musicians born in 1990 or later are allowed to enter the competition.

Register

The following documents need to be sent, by post or via email (cibulka-competition@stmk.gv.at), to the Johann-Joseph-Fux-Conservatorium of Styria, Entenplatz 1b, 8020 Graz and must be  received by 1st June 2020 at the latest:

  1. Registration form
  2. Photo (at least 300 dpi) for the programme
  3. Musical CV (musical training, results, orchestra experience) in the form of a continuous text with a maximum length of 1600 (without blank spaces)
  4. Reference letter from a well-known musician or professor
  5. Uncut recording (piece can be freely chosen, accompaniment optional) COMMENT: If the recording is an audio file, a video (e.g.: YouTube) needs to be added.
  6. Confirmation of entrance fee payment

Attention: Musical CV and letter of recommendation will only be accepted in German.

The confirmation of admission as well as the audition dates will be announced on 15th July 2020 at the latest.

ENTRANCE FEE

The entrance fee is 110 € and needs to be paid into the following account by 1st June 2020:
Steirischer Blasmusikverband (IBAN: AT40 3800 0000 0448 8011, BIC: RZSTAT2G).

As soon as the confirmation of admission has been received, payment cannot be refunded in case of the candidate’s inability to appear or his/her refusal. However, the payment will be refunded if the competition committee rejects the candidate’s participation.

TIME AND LOCATION

The competition will take place from 11th – 14th October 2020 in Graz.

The first round with piano accompaniment, in which the compulsory piece needs to be performed, takes place on 11th and 12th October 2020 in the Fux-Hall of the Johann-Joseph-Fux-Konservatorium, Nikolaigasse 2, 8020 Graz. If required, an accompanist will be present, who is available for a rehearsal in advance.

The final, in which the best four candidates will perform their compulsory piece with orchestral accompaniment, and the following award ceremony, will take place on 14th October 2020 at 7 p.m. in Stefaniensaal, Sparkassenplatz 1, 8010 Graz. Not only the first round but also the final with be open for visitors.

The finalists will get the chance to rehearse with the competition orchestra (Styrian Youth Brass-Band Music Orchestra) on 13th October 2020.

JURY

Béla Drahos
(Hungarian flautist and conductor, Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music)

Dieter Flury
(Vienna Philharmonic Orchestra, University of music and performing arts Graz)

Matej Grahek
(Slovenian Philharmonic Orchestra)

Erwin Klambauer
(Vienna Symphonic Orchestra, University of music and performing arts Graz)

Salvador Martínez Tos
(Orchestra of Valencia, Reina Sofia School of Music in Madrid)

Helmut Schmid
(Tyrolean Musical Director)

PRIZES

1st Prize € 5,000
2nd Prize € 3,000
3rd Prize € 2,000

The prize money will be provided by the Styrian State Government and ceremoniously handed over by one of its representatives.
Additionally, the prizewinner will receive the Franz-Cibulka-Medal as a special award.

Register

RESPONSIBILITY AND PROJECT MANAGEMENT

Responsible body of the “International Fran Cibulka Music Competition”:

Sabrina Csrnko MA MA
(Music schools Murau and Liezen)

Univ. Prof. Mag. Bertram Egger
(University of Music and Performing Arts in Graz)

MDir. MMag. Dr. Wolfgang Jud
(Music school Bärnbach, Johann-Joseph-Fux-Conservatorium)

Domenik Kainzinger-Webern
(Styrian Brass Band Association)

Dir. Mag. Eduard Lanner
(Johann-Joseph-Fux-Conservatorium)

Eva und Michael Cibulka

GENERAL MANAGEMENT

Dir.Mag. Eduard Lanner
Johann-Joseph-Fux-Conservatorium
Department of the Styrian State Government
Department 6 Education and Society
8020 Graz, Entenplatz 1b

Tel.: 0316/877-6170, 0676/8666-0298
E-Mail: cibulka-competition@stmk.gv.at
www.konservatorium.steiermark.at

Queries regarding the invitation will only be answered via email
cibulka-competition@

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