Project

VIVAVOCE

International competition
for non-professional
vocalists.

Founded by Daniela Dikova, the VIVAVOCE International Competition for Non-professional Vocalists is for amateur pianists of all ages and nationalities.

About VIVAVOCE

VIVAVOCE is for you!

The program for the competition is chosen freely by each participant, and can include a vocalise, song or aria. The participant’s choice of repertoire is to be indicated on the application form. The maximum total duration of the competition program is 10 minutes.
AGENDA
17 April 2021 at the Big hall in National Music School “L.Pipkov”, 17 Oborishte street, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria
APPLICATION

APPLICATION FORM

​The completed application form must be received via electronic mail at ardenzafoundation@gmail.com no later than 9 April 2021. The form can be downloaded from www.ardenzamusic.org. The following documents should be emailed together from the form: photo, biography, and bank receipt showing transfer of the participation fee.

FEES
The participation fee is 60€. The fee can be paid via bank transfer to the account of the Ardenza Foundation: IBAN: BG76FINV91501203661767, BIC/SWIFT: FINVBGSF, at First Investment Bank, 3 Narodno Subranie Square, Sofia 1000. Include the text “Participation fee for VIVAVOCE 2021” in the transfer explanation. Bank fees and commissions are to be paid by the participant.

​Deadline for submission of participation documents: 9 April 2021

RULES
1. Who can participate?
VIVAVOCE is an international competition for non-professional vocalists, with no age limits.

2. Date and Location
17 April 2021 at the Big hall in National Music School “L.Pipkov”, 17 Oborishte street, Sofia 1000, Bulgaria

3. Competition Round and Prizes
The competition has a single round. The jury will award first, second, and third prizes. All participants will receive diplomas. Prizes for piano accompaniment will also be awarded.

4. Competition Program
The program for the competition is chosen freely by each participant, and can include a vocalise, song or aria. The participant’s choice of repertoire is to be indicated on the application form. The maximum total duration of the competition program is 10 minutes.

5. Piano accompaniment
Vocalists who wish to participate in the competition with a professional accompanist provided by the organizers should indicate this on their application form and pay the additional fee for this. Pianists who would like to compete for the piano accompaniment prize can participate with a vocal soloist who is not competing for a prize. Call +359 887 743491 for more information.

​6. Schedule for the Competition Round
The schedule for warm-up rehearsals and performance in the competition round will be posted on the competition website. The competition round is open to the public.

7. Jury
Comprised of distinguished musicians, the jury will work according to the regulations approved by the VIVAVOCE organizing committee. All decisions of the jury are final and cannot be appealed.

8. Expenses
All expenses related to participation in the competition, including travel and accommodations, are to be covered by the participant.

9. Waiver
The participant waives the right to receive royalties or other compensation for recordings and photographs from the competition, which become the property of the Ardenza Foundation for the purpose of documenting and advertising the competition.

10. Agreement with the Regulations
The participant’s application form, on file at the Ardenza Foundation office, represents the participant’s agreement with the regulations of the competition.

11. How to Apply?
The completed application form must be received via electronic mail at ardenzafoundation@gmail.com no later than 9 April 2021. The form can be downloaded from www.ardenzamusic.org. The following documents should be emailed together from the form: photo, biography, and bank receipt showing transfer of the participation fee.

The participation fee is 60 Euro. The fee can be paid via bank transfer to the account of the Ardenza Foundation: IBAN: BG76FINV91501203661767, BIC/SWIFT: FINVBGSF, at First Investment Bank, 3 Narodno Subranie Square, Sofia 1000. Include the text “Participation fee for VIVAVOCE 2021” in the transfer explanation. Bank fees and commissions are to be paid by the participant.

Deadline for submission of participation documents: 9 April 2021

JURY
Comprised of distinguished musicians, the jury will work according to the regulations approved by the VIVAVOCE organizing committee. All decisions of the jury are final and cannot be appealed.
PRIZES
The jury will award first, second, and third prizes. All participants will receive diplomas. Prizes for piano accompaniment will also be awarded.

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