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The 2nd Osaka International Mandolin Competition

By Mandolin Cafe
February 7, 2006 - 7:00 am

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Arte Mandolinistica announces the organization of The 2nd Osaka International Mandolin Competition of composition for both unaccompanied solo and ensemble.

Category A - Composition of 8 to 12 minutes for unaccompanied mandolin solo.

Category B - Composition of 8 to 12 minutes for mandolin ensemble of 5 to 6 parts which are two mandolin parts, mandola-tenor, guitar and double bass with optional mandoloncello.

Schedule: Application period : July 1 to 15, 2006

Preliminary screening will be conducted through the examination of music scores and the result will be announced on August 1 through web site.

Final competition for category A : October 8, 2006 at The Phoenix Hall in Osaka

Final competition for category B : October 9, 2006 at The Phoenix Hall in Osaka

1st Place: 200,000 Yen
2nd Place: 100,000 Yen
3rd Place: 50,000 Yen

Prize winning numbers are to be published from Arte Mandolinistica.

Judges: There will be nine judges including composer, director and guitar player.

Application Fee: 10,000 Yen

- Works must not be published or played before this competition.
- Entrants are not allowed to apply two or more music for one category however, they can apply one music for each category respectively.
- Music scores must be sent by post.

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