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Prémio Jovens Músicos

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Date TBA
Porto, Lisbon (Portugal)
Brass instruments | Trumpet | Chamber music | Strings | Plucked strings | Harp | Symphonic strings | Cello | Viola | Woodwind Instruments | Oboe | Saxophone

Prémio Jovens Músicos is the annual competition of the Portuguese Broadcasting Organisation. It was founded in 1987 with the aim of finding and promoting the best music students. It was originally aimed at soloists but in 1990 a chamber music category was added in order to promote making music together.

Information

Organiser

Radiodifusão Portuguesa (RDP)

Structure

Two rounds followed by final.

The participants should be aged from 1 to 25 years old.

Category A:
Soloists | Upper Level

– Clarinet
– Trombone
– Percussion
– PianoSoloists | Medium level- Flute
– Violin

Category B: 

Chamber Music (up to sextet) | Higher level

Chamber Music (up to sextet) | Middle level

Category C: 
Jazz Combo

In categories A, B and C, the PJM consists of a Qualifying Round (by audio recording ), a Heat Roundand a Final Round .

Candidates (soloists and / or chamber music groups) who have been awarded the 2nd or 3rd prize (median level) in previous editions of the PJM are exempted from the pre-qualification level .
Candidates who fall into different categories from those in which they have been awarded will not be exempt.

Candidates (soloists and / or chamber music groups) who have been awarded the 2nd or 3rd prize (upper level) in previous editions of the PJM are exempt from taking the testPreliminary round – top level .

Candidates who fall into different categories from those in which they have been awarded will not be exempt.

Cycle

Every year

Next deadline

TBA

Application

CONDITIONS FOR THE ADMISSION OF COMPETITORS 

Category A | Soloists 

Upper Level :

Clarinet , Trombone , Piano , for competitors born as of October 1, 1993 ;
Percussion , for competitors born as of October 1, 1992 ;

The winners of the 1st Prize | Level in previous editions, regardless of date of birth, will not be admitted to the contest.

Medium Level: 

Flute : for competitors born as of October 1, 2000 ;
Violin : for competitors born as of October 1, 2000 ;

The winners of the 1st Prize | Level in previous editions, regardless of date of birth, will not be admitted to the contest. These, however, can compete in Category A | Higher level.

Category B | Chamber music 

For groupings up to sextets (inclusive)

Upper Level: for competitors born as of October 1, 1993 .

Candidates who have integrated 1st Prize winners | Level in previous editions, regardless of date of birth, will not be admitted to the contest.

Medium Level: for competitors born as of October 1, 2000 .

Candidates who have integrated 1st Prize winners | Level in previous editions, regardless of date of birth, will not be admitted to the contest. These, however, may compete in Category B | Higher level.

Note: Applications based on the average age of the members of the groups are not accepted.

Category C | Jazz Combo 

For groupings up to sextets (inclusive)

For competitors born as of October 1, 1992 .

Candidates who have integrated 1st place winners in previous editions, regardless of their date of birth, will not be admitted to the competition.

Note: Applications based on the average age of the members of the groups are not accepted.

Rules

The competition is open for musicians of Portuguese nationality or who live in Portugal.

Further information and repertoire can be found here.

Prizes

Cash prizes, concert invitations, diplomas, honorable mentions.

Contact

Visit original competition page www.rtp.pt

Prize winners