Music School ,,Vlado Milosevic” Banja Luka
The Seventh International Piano Competition
“Banjaluka Biennale 2018”

BANJALUKA, 14 – 17 MAY 2020

The Seventh International Piano Competition “Banjaluka Biennale 2018” will be held in the Concert Hall of Banski Dvor and in the Concert Hall of Music School “Vlado Milosevic” in Banjaluka from 14 to 17 May 2020. (Duration of the competition will depend on the number of participants) The competition will be held in two disciplines piano solo and piano duo (for 4 or 6 hands and 2 pianos), and piano for High School students and student of Music Academy (Music Theory Department)

Applications should be sent up to 24 April 2020
(Any program changes could be made until 4 May 2020)

COMPETITION RULES

Discipline: Piano solo

Pre- category

Candidates born in 2011 and younger

Program is of the free choice of the candidate up to 5 min

The first category

Candidates born in 2009 and younger

Program: One movement of sonatine or sonata (sonata form)

Compositions of free choice

From 5 to 8 min

The second category

Candidates born in 2007 and younger

Program: One movement sonatine or sonata (sonata form)

Compositions of free choice

From 8 to 12 min

The third category

Candidates born in 2005 and younger

Program: One movement of sonata (sonata form)

Compositions of free choice

From 12 to15 min

The fourth category

Candidates born in 2003 and younger

Program: One movement of sonata (sonata form)

Compositions of free choice

From 15 to 20 min

The fifth category 

Candidates born in 2001 and younger

Program: One movement of sonata (sonata form)

Compositions of free choice

From 20-25 min

The sixth category

Students of the first and the second year of Music Academy

Program: One movement of sonata (sonata form)

Composition of free choice

From 25 to 30 min

The seventh category

Students of the third, the fourth and the fifth year of Music Academy

Program: One movement of sonata (sonata form)

Composition of free choice

From 30 to 35 min

The eight category- Artistic category (no age limit)

Program: Composition of free choice

From 35 to 40 min

Discipline: Piano duo (for 4 or 6 hands or 2 pianos)

Pre-category

Candidates born in 2011 and younger

Program: Composition of free choice up to 5 min

The first category

Candidates born in 2008 and younger

Program: Composition of free choice

From 5 to 8 min

The second category

Candidates born in 2005 or younger

Program: Composition of free choice

From  6 to 10 min

The third category

Candidates born in 2002 and younger

Program: Composition of free choice

From 10 to 15 min

The fourth category

Candidates born in 1999 and younger

Program: Composition of free choice

From 15 to 20 min

The fifth category

Candidates born in 1996 and younger

Program: Composition of free choice

From 20 to 25 min

The sixth category – Artistic category (no age limit)

Program: Composition of free choice

From 25 to 30 min

Discipline Piano Practicum

High school students and Music Academy students of Music Instrument/Music Theory Department as well as other Departments’ students who have piano as a compulsory instrument

The first category

The first and the second year High School students

Program: Composition of free choice

From 4 to 6 min

The second category

The third and the fourth year High School students

Program: Composition of free choice

From 6 to 10 min

The third category

The first and the second year students of Music Academy – Music Theory Department

Program: Composition of free choice

From 9 to 13 min

The fourth category

The third, the fourth or the fifth year students of Music Academy- Music Theory Department

Program: Composition of free choice

From 12 to 16 min