27th Koblenz International Guitar Festival & Academy | June 2 – June 10 2019

Archives 2017

Koblenz International Guitar Competition Hubert Käppel 2017

1. Prize:
Campbell Diamond (Australia)

2. Prize:
Elena Fomenko (Russia)

3. Prize:
Jesse Flowers (Australia)

Prix Savarez for the best interpretation of a work by J.S. Bach: Campbell Diamond (Australia)

DotGuitar Prize for the best interpretation of a work by an Italian composer: Elena Fomenko (Russia)

Koblenz International Guitar Society prize for the best interpretation of a work by Leo Brouwer: Campbell Diamond (Australia)

Premio Rodrigo: Not given

Koblenz International Guitar Academy Prize: Not given

Finalist's Diploma: Giulia Ballare (Italy)

Finalist's Diploma: Raphael Feuillâtre (France)

Finalist's Diploma: Nikica Polegubic (Croatia)


Congratulations to the winners and all 6 finalists, and thank you to our 15 Jury members for all their hard work.


All active and passive Koblenz Guitar Festival participants are entitled to compete, without age limit.

Schedule of the Competition

1st round: 10 min free choice programme

  • Monday 29 May 2017, 9.30am
  • and Tuesday 30 May 2017, 9.30am


2nd round: 15 min free choice programme

  • Thursday 1 June 2017, 9.30am
  • and Friday 2 June 2017, 9.30am


Final round: 30 min free choice programme

  • Monday 5 June 2017, 2.30pm

Important!

Pieces played in one round cannot be repeated in any other round. The programme must be sent before 15 May 2017, 12.00pm CET to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it..


Prizes

1st Prize:
3.000 Euro, CD production with Tonstudio Ole Muth and AureaVox sponsored by SAVAREZ and Guitarissimo, CD-Release Concert at the 26th Koblenz International Guitar Festival & Academy 2018, three concerts in Brazil (São Paulo, Tatuí and Rio de Janeiro) including flight and hotel accommodation and a fee of 500 Euro per concert in collaboration with GUITARCOOP São Paulo and Cultura Artística, video production with Guitar TV World, five concerts in Germany with a fee of 500 Euro per concert, 30 sets of SAVAREZ strings, a three-year supply of D'ADDARIO strings (52 sets per year).

2nd Prize:
2.000 Euro, 25 sets of SAVAREZ strings, a three-year supply of D´ADDARIO strings (26 sets per year).

3rd Prize:
1.000 Euro, 25 sets of SAVAREZ strings, a three-year supply of D´ADDARIO strings (26 sets per year).

Premio Joaquín Rodrigo:
750 Euro, scores and CDs provided by the Fundacion Victoria y Joaquín Rodrigo for the best interpretation of a work by Joaquín Rodrigo.
 
Prix SAVAREZ:
500 Euro for the best interpretation of a work by J.S. Bach.
 
DotGuitar Prize:
500 Euro for the best interpretation of work by an italian composer.
 
Preis der Koblenz International Guitar Academy:
500 Euro for the best interpretation of a work by David Kellner.
 
Preis der Koblenz International Guitar Society:
500 Euro for the best interpretation of a work by Leo Brouwer.
 

Jury

• Prof. Alfred Eickholt (Germany) - President of the jury
• Prof. Dale Kavanagh  (Canada)
• Prof. Lucio Matarazzo (Italy)
• Prof. Tadashi Sasaki (Japan)
• Prof. Eugenia Kanthou (Austria/Cyprus)
• Prof. Edson Lopes (Brazil)
• Marcelo Kayath (Brazil)
• Prof. Dr. Thomas Offermann (Germany)
• Sabrina Vlaskalic (Serbia)
• Stefan Hladek (Germany)
• Prof. Dr. Steven Goss (England)
• Jörg Gauchel (Deutschland) - 1st round
• Günter Schillings  (Deutschland) - 1st round
• Prof. Hubert Käppel (Germany) - only final
• Prof. Alexander S. Ramirez (Germany/Peru) - only final
• Prof. Hans-Werner Huppertz (Germany) - only final
• Prof. Gerhard Reichenbach (Germany) - only final
• Cecilia Rodrigo Kamhi (Spain) - only final
• Georg Schmitz (Deutschland) - only final

Regulations

Koblenz International Guitar Competition Hubert Käppel 2017

§ 1. The Competition is part of the Koblenz International Guitar Festival & Academy.
§ 2. The Competition is held in three rounds the details of which are completely explained on the Festival Website.
§ 3. If the time limit is exceeded, the Head of the Jury may cut off the performance at that point.
§ 4. Pieces played in one round may not be repeated in a later round.
§ 5. There will be a maximum of 20 candidates chosen for the Round 2, and a maximum of 6 candidates chosen for the Final Round.
§ 6. The score will be made in a point system ranging from 0 to 25.
§ 7. The highest and the lowest points of each candidate will be discounted when the points are added together to calculate their score.
§ 8. Where candidates receive an equal score, the score from the previous rounds will serve to distinguish them.
§ 9. The score cannot be approximated or rounded off.
§ 10. The scores will be calculated to only two decimal places.
§ 11. Each jury member must keep their score sheet in the score sheet folder and at the end of each round, must hand over their signed copy to the Head of the Jury.
§ 12. No jury member should give points to their own students.
§ 13. The jury within a particular round cannot be changed.
§ 14. The First Prize may only be awarded for a polished performance of a high artistic standard.
§ 15. The First Prize cannot be shared.
§ 16. Where no First Prize is awarded, the Second Prize can be shared.
§ 17. Where there is no Second Prize awarded, the Third Prize could be shared.
§ 18. Where neither a First nor Second Prize is awarded, the jury may choose to award two Third Prizes.
§ 19. All jury members are required to maintain confidentiality; they must be objective and neutral in their judgement. If any jury member should act contrary to this requirement, the Festival Director reserves the right to remove them from the jury.
§ 20. Jury discussions must be mutually respectful, following the guidance of the Head of the Jury.
§ 21. The Director of the Festival is a member of the Final jury and has the right to vote.
§ 22. The artist, who has the competition named in their honour, is a member of the Final jury. The Festival Director may also appoint him as a jury member for the First and Second Rounds.
§ 23. All decisions of the jury must follow the view of the majority.
§ 24. If the number of competitors exceeds 70, then two juries might be established in the First Round. Each of these juries may suggest a maximum of 5 candidates to play in an extra round. These candidates will then be required to play their pieces from the First Round again, this time to the combined jury. The combined jury will then decide who will proceed to the Second Round.
§ 25. Only the German version of these rules are binding.
§ 26. The winners agree to perform in the winners' concert.

signed: Georg Schmitz (Direktor Koblenz Guitar Festival & Academy)
 
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