Introduction

The Estanislao Marco Guitarist Association has organized this Contest within the framework of the Estanislao Marco Guitar Festival in the city of Vall d’Uixó with the aim that the memory of figures such as Estanislao Marco serve as a reference and guide on the artistic path that the young guitarists start now.

Categories

Three categories are established:

Category A: guitarists up to 12 years old up to the date of the contest
Category B: guitarists up to 16 years of age up to the date of the contest
Category C: guitarists up to 21 years of age up to the date of the contest

Rules

1. Guitarists of any nationality who actively participate in the master classes of the 3rd edition of the Estanislao Marco Guitar Festival can take part in the contest. If they do not take any class, they must specify ‘competition only’. The winners of the First Prize, of the same category, in previous editions are excluded from the contest.
2. A single Eliminatory phase (the organization reserves the right to extend the phases to eliminatory and final if the number of attendees in all or any of its categories so requires, in case of a final phase, the contestants would play again and only the work of E.Marco)
3. The works, at least one of them, must be interpreted from memory. The development of the tests will be public and free entry.
4. Participation in the contest implies the transfer to the organizing Association of the festival, of the rights of recording, reproduction and distribution of photographic and recording material, all non-profit.
5. The winning contestants are obliged to collect the prizes personally at the agreed place and time.
6. The jury will be made up of musicians, guitarists and personalities from the world of culture and music. The jury’s decision will be unappealable.
7. The organization will inform by e-mail from June 26, the date, time and specific place of the participation draw and the different tests.
8. The contestant must be duly accredited, presenting ID, passport or family book.
9. The non-presentation of the contestant in the order of performance assigned to him, as well as the falsity of any of the data of the documentation that he presents, will determine his total exclusion from the Contest.
10. The organization is not responsible for compensation for possible damages caused or suffered by the contestants due to the holding of the Contest.
11. By registering, the contestants accept the rules.

Dates

The participation draw, to establish the order of performance, will be held on Thursday, June 30 at 12:00 p.m.

Modality A tests: Thursday, June 30 at 4:30 p.m.

Modality B tests: Thursday, June 30 at 5:30 p.m.

Modality C tests: Thursday, June 30 at 7:00 p.m.

Awards Ceremony, Friday, July 1 at 8:00 p.m., at the end of the concert.

Repertory

All participants must perform a work by Estanislao Marco, this together with the rest of the repertoire must not exceed the maximum time allowed:

Modality A: maximum 5 min.

Modality B: maximum 8 min.

Modality C: maximum 12 min

Scores

The contestants must send by e-mail a list with the works to perform before June 25. And 5 copies will be delivered to the organization at the time of the draw, on June 30 at 12 noon.

Inscription

An email will be sent with:

1. Proof of transfer.
2. DNI, passport or family book of the student/contestant.
3. Category in which they will be presented.

The organization reserves the right to modify dates, place of performance and all those aspects that may arise

Awards

Category A – 1st Prize: Diploma and €100 in cash. Scholarship for studies at the 4th Estanislao Marco Guitar Festival.
Musical material check courtesy Casa Luthier.
Knobloch string set.
Category A – 2nd Prize: Diploma. Scholarship for studies at the 4th Estanislao Marco Guitar Festival.
Musical material check courtesy Casa Luthier.
Knobloch string set.

Category B – 1st Prize: Diploma and €150 in cash. Scholarship for studies at the 4th Estanislao Marco Guitar Festival. Scholarship for studies at the 26th José Tomás de Petrer Guitar Festival.
Musical material check courtesy Casa Luthier.
Knobloch string set.
Category B – 2nd Prize: Diploma. Scholarship for studies at the 4th Estanislao Marco Guitar Festival.
Musical material check courtesy Casa Luthier.
Knobloch string set.

Category C – 1st Prize: Diploma and €200 in cash. €400 at the Madrid International Guitar Festival Concert (+diet and accommodation). Scholarship for the 4th Estanislao Marco Guitar Festival. Scholarship for the 26th José Tomás de Petrer Guitar Festival.
Musical material check courtesy Casa Luthier.
Knobloch string set.
Category C – 2nd Prize: Diploma. Scholarship for studies at the 4th Estanislao Marco Guitar Festival.
Musical material check courtesy Casa Luthier.
Knobloch string set.

AWARD FOR THE BEST PERFORMANCE BY ESTANISLAO MARCO
Diploma and €300 in cash.
Musical material check courtesy Casa Luthier.
Knobloch string set.

Organize

Festival de Guitarra Estanislao Marco Ciutat de La Vall d’Uixó
Tel. 693 768 571 Elena / 616 71 46 81 Marta
festival@festivaldeguitarraestanislaomarco.com