IX SOLO SAXOPHONE 2023
 
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JURY
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REPERTOIRE
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VIDEO SELECTION PROCESS

The candidate must submit the following video

Video: Cadenza Concerto Henri Tomasi Ed. Leduc, from measure 158 to measure 163, saxophone solo, without piano accompaniment.

This video file must be sent by WeTransfer to contact@andorrasaxfest.com by 30 September 2022.

File name: SURNAME_FIRST_NAME_CADENZA_TOMASI

Resolution: minimum 640 x 480 pixels. Format: only mp4 will be accepted.

The video file must not exceed 2Gb.

In the video, the candidate must be fully visible at all times on the screen and the camera angle must be fixed.

The video must be filmed in a single take. A montage of the video will not be accepted.

All videos are viewed confidentially by the competition’s organising team to ensure that no editing has been used.

It is the responsibility of the competition’s organising team to decide whether a video is inadmissible due to insufficient technical quality and/or non-compliance with the rules defined above.

 In the case of inadmission, the contest’s organising team reserves the right to ask the candidate to provide a new video.

Until the end of the competition, the candidate is strictly forbidden to publish these videos on any media platform, including social media networks, under penalty of exclusion.

The video remains the property of the Andorran Saxophonists' Association until the end of the competition.

FIRST ROUND

Elegie Op. 44, Alexander Glazunov
(Original Key, free instrumentation, without previous piano rehearsal)
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Three pieces for Solo Clarinet, Igor Stravinsky
1st and 2nd movements in original key with alto saxophone
3rd movement, optional soprano saxophone (original key), or alto saxophone (not original key).
The organisation will provide the score

SECOND ROUND

Lamento et rondo, Pierre Sancan
Editions Durand
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2nd free work
Solo piece chosen by the contestant. It must be original for any member of the saxophone family. It must be published and transcriptions won´t be accepted unless is made by the composer and it´s published as well. The contestant will bring copies of the piece for the jury. It is recommended that the piece is shorter than 10 minutes. The piece could be longer than 10 minutes but the jury could stop the interpretation in the competition once it passes the 10 minutes mark.

FINAL ROUND

Concerto, Henri Tomasi
Ed. Leduc

 
ENTRIES
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PRIZES
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First prize:
SELMER PARIS Alto Saxophone Supreme, offered by SELMER PARIS.
€7,000
Expenses paid for one week and a Performance accompanied by piano in ANDORRA SAX FEST’24.
A Performance accompanied by organ during the INTERNATIONAL ORGAN FESTIVAL OF ANDORRA 2023 (Andorra).
Participation as a member of the Jury of the VI Andorra International Contest for Young Saxophonists 2024 during ANDORRA SAX FEST’24.

Second prize
€5,000
A Performance accompanied by string quartet in the "Cicle de Concerts Colors de Música d'Escaldes-Engordany (Andorra)", July / August 2023.

Third prize
€4,000

Fourth prize
€1,500

Fifth prize
€1,500

Sixth prize
€1,500


SECOND ROUND: 200€ for each participant who does not pass to the FINAL ROUND.

 
IX SOLO SAXOPHONE 2023
ACCOMPANISTS

Takahiro Mita

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Takahiro started his piano studies at age 5. He studied piano at the Tokyo National University of Music and Fine Arts with Mutsuko Kobayashi, where he obtained the highest score as a soloist. He received advice from many great pianists such as Vlado Perlemuter, Badura Skoda, Jorge Pludermacher, Jacque Rouvier, Vladimir Tropp and Aquiles Delle Vigne and furthered his piano studies at the Conservatoire Royal de Bruxelles with Jean- Claude Venden Eynden and Burkard Spinley.
There, he received the First Prize in Chamber Music and obtained the Higher Diploma in piano with Distinction. He has been participated in several national and international competitions, obtaining the First Prize from Japan’s Union of Education, First Prize at the Concurs Ciutat d’Osca, Second Prize at the Concurs Maria Canals (Barcelona), Third Prize and the Award to the Best Spanish Music Interpretation at the Concurs Ciutat de Carlet, Honor Award at TIM and Second Prize at the Concurs Ciutat de El Ferrol, where he also received the Audience Award and the Award to the Best Spanish Music Interpretation. Furthermore, he has been selected to take part in other prestigious competitions, such as the Queen Elisabeth Music Competition and the Sydney International Piano Competition.
In 2007 and 2008, he was invited to be a repertoire teacher at the Encuentro de Música y Academia de Santander.
He has performed in orchestras and has given many solo and chamber music recitals in Japan, France, Belgium, The Netherlands, Italy and Spain.
He currently resides in Aragon, combining his concert life with his pedagogical activities as a professor at the Conservatori Superior d’Aragó.

Aniana Jaime

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She began her musical studies at the Municipal School of Sariñena (Osca, Spain), and with a DPH scholarship, she continued them in Madrid with Rosa Mª Kucharski and at the Conservatories A. Soria, J. Turina and Superior of Madrid with Carmen Rubio, Anselmo de la Campa and Emilio Molina. She also followed PhD classes at the University of Saragossa and a Master of Interpretation at the Conservatory of Rotterdam (Netherlands) led by Aquilles delle Vigne.
She obtained the Pianistic Studies Scholarship D. Pedro Masaveu i Masaveu three times, as well as the Spanish Music Prize of the Guerrero Foundation in 2000, a scholarship Ibercaja for her studies and in 2010 she was awarded at the chamber music competition Mirabent i Magrans.
The Theatre Twee Hondjees Hellevoetsluis in the Netherlands, the Cervantes Institute in Vienna and the Salzburg Mozarteum University are some of the centers that hosted her recitals.
With her extended experience in chamber music interpretation, she joined the Duo Ànima in 2010 with the saxophonist Mariano García, playing a repertoire ranging from transcripts to music of the XXth century. She has collaborated with the Orchestra Martín i Soler and the Wind Symphony Orchestra of the Rotterdam Conservatory and her involvement with the Chamber Orchestra of the Zaragoza auditorium "Grup Enigma" has to be highlighted.
She worked as a teacher at the Superior Conservatory and Integrated Center P. A. Soler of Sant Lorenzo del Escorial, at the Professional Conservatory of Music of Zaragoza and she is currently an accompanist for the viola and cello teachers at the Superior Conservatory of Aragon.

 
 
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Miriam started studying music when she was 6 years old with Daniel Areny. She has also been a student of Dolors Bellera and Josep Maria Escribano.
She obtained the Superior Piano Degree from the Municipal Conservatory of Barcelona in 1992 under the tutelage of maestro Miquel Farré. She then went on to receive a postgraduate scholarship from the Fundació Crèdit Andorrà that allowed her to study at the Trinity College of London with the pianist Kaoru Bingham, where she obtained two postgraduate degrees in piano performance. She has performed as a soloist, accompanying pianist and in chamber music orchestras.
She has participated in the Narciso Yepes Festival several times and in the Montserrat Caballé International Singing Competition, as well as performing in Madrid, Ljublyana, Strasbourg and Paris.

She was head of studies at the Institute of Music of the Comú of Andorra la Vella for 5 years, is also a certified Early Childhood teacher by IGEME (Instituto Gordon de Educación Musical España), and is currently a teacher of musical awareness, a piano teacher and pianist accompanying the Institut de Música del Comú d'Andorra la Vella and is doing the level 2 in Music Childhood Theory by Edwin Gordon for children from 3 to 6 years old.

Míriam Manubens

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JURY
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ELISA URRESTARAZU

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VALERIE COUSTOU

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CHRISTOPHE BOIS

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NAHIKARI OLORIZ

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MATTHIEU DELAGE

 
REPERTOIRE
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CATEGORY A:

Chanson dans la rue……………………………Francine AUBIN (Édition Robert Martin)

 

CATEGORY B:

Poème………………………………..….Toni GIBERT (Édition Delage Music)

CATEGORY C:

Le Samouraï noir……………………………………… Sofiane MESSABIH (Édition Note en Bulle)
 

CATEGORY D:

ANDSAX……………………….……Jordi GRISO (Gérard Billaudot Editeur - Collection Vincent David)

Available in specialist stores from 2/11/2021.

Only legally obtained sheet music must be used in the competition.

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PRIZES
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CATEGORY A
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FIRST PRIZE
€60 in SELMER & VANDOREN shopping vouchers provided by EUROMUSICA & MAFER.
€50 in shopping vouchers SAXTIENDA.COM provided  by ADOLPHESAX.COM & SAXTIENDA.COM.
SECOND PRIZE
€50 in SELMER & VANDOREN shopping vouchers provided by EUROMUSICA & MAFER.
THIRD PRIZE
€40 in SELMER & VANDOREN shopping vouchers provided by EUROMUSICA & MAFER

CATEGORY B
:

FIRST PRIZE
€80 in SELMER & VANDOREN shopping vouchers provided by EUROMUSICA & MAFER
€50 in shopping vouchers SAXTIENDA.COM provided  by ADOLPHESAX.COM & SAXTIENDA.COM.
SECOND PRIZE
€70 in SELMER & VANDOREN shopping vouchers provided by EUROMUSICA & MAFER
THIRD PRIZE
€60 in SELMER & VANDOREN shopping vouchers provided by EUROMUSICA & MAFER

CATEGORY C:


FIRST PRIZE
€200 in SELMER & VANDOREN shopping vouchers provided by EUROMUSICA & MAFER
€100 in shopping vouchers SAXTIENDA.COM provided  by ADOLPHESAX.COM & SAXTIENDA.COM.
SECOND PRIZE
€160 in SELMER & VANDOREN shopping vouchers provided by EUROMUSICA & MAFER
THIRD PRIZE
125 € en vals de compra SELMER i VANDOREN ofert per EUROMUSICA & MAFER.

CATEGORY D
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FIRST PRIZE
€2000 in shopping vouchers offered by SAX&CLARINET-ON.
€250 in shopping vouchers SAXTIENDA.COM provided  by ADOLPHESAX.COM & SAXTIENDA.COM.
1 BG Ligature LD1 DUO, 1 Cordon LEATHER "Look Edition” S20 JMSH, 1 DISCOVERY KIT provided  by BG FRANCE.
A Performance accompanied by piano in ANDORRA SAX FEST’23.
SECOND PRIZE
BUFFET CRAMPON PARIS 8101 Alto Saxophone offered by BUFFET CRAMPON.
€300 in SELMER & VANDOREN shopping vouchers provided by EUROMUSICA & MAFER
2 CARBONISSIMO ligatures, one of alto saxophone and the other of your choice, offered by CARBONISSIMO.

THIRD PRIZE
€200 in SELMER & VANDOREN shopping vouchers provided by EUROMUSICA & MAFER
1 CARBONISSIMO ligature, for alto saxophone offered by CARBONISSIMO.

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