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European Guitar and Mandolin Association 2007 European Mandolin Award

By Mandolin Cafe
May 19, 2007 - 10:30 am

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In cooperation with the Patras Cultural Development Municipal Enterprise, the European Guitar and Mandolin Association (EGMA) will hold a competition for musical interpretation for mandolin solo to promote artistic mandolin playing.

The competition is open to competitors from all over the world and is aimed at advanced students, unusually gifted players from the general music scene and young masters of the art of mandolin playing, born in 1975 or later.

The competition will enable the participants to draw attention to themselves and introduce themselves to a selected circle of specialists, representatives of the media and to organizers of concerts.

A registration fee of 90 Euro applies to all registrants.

The competition will consist of three rounds. A jury consisting of six internationally well-known professionals will judge the prize winners and will decide about the awarding of the "European Mandolin Award 200" of the EGMA: The jury consists of:

- Takashi Kubota (Japan, conductor and composer)
- Caterina Lichtenberg (Germany, mandolin teacher and mandolin soloist)
- Nikolai Maretzki (Belarus, mandolin teacher and mandolin soloist)
- Ugo Orlandi (Italy, mandolin teacher and mandolin soloist)
- Mari Fe Pavón (Spain, mandolin teacher and mandolin soloist)
- Michael D. Travlos (Greece, composer)

Deadline for registration is June 30, 2007.

For additional information contact:
EGMA-Office, Simone Grambow
Huulkamp 26, D-22397 Hamburg, Germany
+49-(0)40-608 89 013
fax: +49-(0)40-608 89 014

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