1.- BASIS AND REGULATION
The 6th “Alirio Díaz” International Young guitarist competition for Soloists,Guitars Ensamble,Chamber Music with guitar,woodwings and brass(any formations) will take place at the city of Rome (Italy) from June 29th to may 30th 2017, at CASC della Banca d’ Italia – via del Mandrione 190- Roma.
The registration process will finish on May 25th, 2017.
The participants will be classified in the next categories:
3.-Qualifying and final (Category E):
Qualifying: they will be ask to play a free choice repertoire. The maximum duration is 10 minutes.
Final: they will be ask to play a free choice repertoire, including at least one piece of a Venezuelan composer, a transcription, an arrangement or a review published by Alirio Díaz. Free choice repertoire for Guitars Ensamble,Chamber Music with guitar .The maximum duration is 20-25 minutes. You can not repeat any of the pieces performed in the qualifying.
4.-Scoring and awards:
Scores are established based on the assessment made by the jury, expressed in up to 100/100 points for Category A,B,C,D and determine the allocation of the following prizes:
I° Classified: (from 95 to 99 points/100) will receive a certificate of First Prize.
Only in category E Soloists 1st Classified , the winner will receive a Certificate of First Prize (overall winner) €800,00 award and will perform concerts offered by:
- Embassy of Bolivarian Republic of Venezuela in collaboration with Istituto Istituto Italo-Latino Americano in Rome.
- Associazione “Antonio Vivaldi” of Sapri(Italy)
- International Guitar Festival in Rust (Austria)
- Amici della Musica del Lagonegrese
No fee is payable to the contestants for this performance
II° Classified: (from 90 to 94 points) will receive a Certificate of Second Prize. Only in category E Soloists 2nd classified, the winner will receive €400,00 award.
III° Classified: (from 85 to 89 points) will receive a Certificate of Third Prize. Only category E Soloists with 3rd Classified, the winner will receive €200,00 award.
The other participants receive a Certificate of participation in the contest.
Only for the top finisher categories D Soloists (score 100/100) will receive:
- an Amenio Raponi Guitar. If the D Category has not 100/100 score,the Jury could give the prize at another 100/100 of Category A,B or C
Only for the top finisher in categories C Soloists (score 100/100) is due a set of DADDARIO STRING(Value € 200,00) and a set of L’AQUILA STRINGS.
Only for the top finishers in categories B Soloists and A Soloists (score 100/100) is due a set of DADDARIO STRING(Value € 200,00) and a set of L’AQUILA STRINGS.
To enter the competition, applicants shall submit the registration before May 31th, 2016. The Registration Request Form, attached bellow, can be completed online and sent to the following email:
Or sent directly from the website:
It can also be downloaded and sent by regular mail to the following address: ALIRIO DIAZ – VIA LEOPOLDO NOBILI 30 – 00146 ROMA – ITALIA
The submission must include:
- Application for registration.
- Photocopy of the ID card or passport.
- Photocopy of the return of bank deposit for payment of the fee.
- Program of the repertoire to interpret indicating author, title and duration of the works. In the case of category E indicate the two programs to run in qualifying and final test.
Deposits must be made to the following bank:
ASSOCIAZIONE CULTURALE "ALIRIO DIAZ"
Reason: quota associativa “Associazione Culturale Alirio Diaz e Concorso Internazionale Alirio Diaz”
If the contestants are underage, they must submit a parental consent or his representative, specifying the level of kinship.
The calendar and schedule of tests will be reported by mail to all participants after closing of registration.
-THE tuition fee of Guitar ensemble and chamber music is for wide group and not for person.
REGISTRATION FORM FOR THE 6th INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION”ALIRIO DÍAZ” YOUNG GUITAR