RULES AND REGULATIONS

DATE: The competition will take place at Kirov Academy in Washington DC on Wednesday, August 14, 2019. 

ELIGIBILITY: The Kirov International Music Festival Competition is open to pianists and violinists of any nationality, aged 11-32. The contestants are responsible for obtaining their visa to come to the United State of America. The organizing committee will provide the official letter of invitation

REPERTOIRE:Time limit 20 min. Free choice of compositions, selected from Baroque, Classical, or Romantic periods. Must include the first or last movement a Classical sonata (some restrictions will apply).

WINNERS RECITAL:  The winners’ recital will be held at the Family Theater of Kennedy Center on Thursday, August 15, 2019.

COMPETITION FEE: $90

AWARDS SENIOR DIVISION (17-32 YEARS)

1st prize $3000x2 per.  (Piano and Violin)     

2nd prize $2000x2 per.                                   

3rd prize  $1000x2 per.                                  

2 Audience prizes $250x2

AWARDS JUNIOR DIVISION (UNDER 17 YEARS)

1st prize $2000x2 per.  (Piano and Violin)     

2nd prize $1000x2 per.                                   

3rd prize  $500x2 per.