How should I record my videos for the preselection round ?

If you want to apply as a candidate to the 2024 Violin Competition, you must upload several recent videos for the preselection round. Being well prepared makes your job of recording and ours of checking the video material much easier, so be sure to take into account the following technical demands :

  • Each piece or movement, in the case of works that contain several movements, must be recorded in a single take.
  • One file per piece or per movement will have to be uploaded.
  • It is strongly recommended that the camera angle should be fixed.
  • It is imperative that the candidate's hands and face should be clearly visible when he plays.
  • It is strongly recommended that the sound should be recorded professionally.
  • The videos may be recorded in different places and on different occasions.
  • Youtube links are not accepted.

Programme that you have to record

  • A sonata for solo violin by Johann Sebastian Bach ;
  • A capriccio by Niccolò Paganini ;
  • The first movement of a sonata (or sonatina) by Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart, Ludwig van Beethoven or Franz Schubert ;
  • A work of the candidate’s choice with piano accompaniment. Solo works or works with orchestral accompaniment are not accepted. Concertos played with piano accompaniment are not accepted.
You can find more detailed information in Articles 23-28 of the rules of the violin session.

Start on time !

In order to avoid application problems, we insist that you start uploading these videos well on time before the application deadline of Wednesday 29 November 2023 at 12:00 (noon) GMT. Applications will open at the end of October or the beginning of November.

Good luck with your preparations and do not hesitate to ask more questions to our team via e-mail.

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