I INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION
ProMusica - Ferruccio Benvenuto Busoni Orchestra
ONLINE EDITION 2022
REGISTRATION DEADLINE 15 JANUARY
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF VIDEO MATERIAL 30
LIVE STREAMING RESULTS FEBRUARY 20
Piano, 4-hands piano, Chamber music, Instruments such
as bow, wind instruments, guitar, opera singing
2,000.00 EURO SPECIAL AWARDS AND SCHOLARSHIPS
Opera singing section 'Verena Schaufelberger' Prize
Scholarship of Euro 250.00
SPECIAL PRIZE OF THE YOUTUBE PUBLIC VIDEO:
Scholarship of Euro 200.00
REGISTRATION DEADLINE 15 JANUARY 2022
Art. 1 The ProMusica Association in collaboration with the Ferruccio Benvenuto Busoni Orchestra of
Empoli announces the First Edition of the International Competition of Musical Execution “ProMusica -
Ferruccio Benvenuto Busoni Award Online Edition 2022”: the purpose of the event is the deepening of
musical knowledge and the enhancement of the most deserving young people.
Art. 2 The competition is open to Italian and foreign musicians or resident in Italy with permission from
residence or attending an Italian public or private institute.
Art. 3 The Commission, whose judgment is final and unquestionable, will express a judgment with vote
from 1 to 100 and may reserve the right not to award those prizes for which no resulted an adequate
artistic level. The jurors who have in place or have had in the two years prior to the start date of the
Competition didactic relationships with one or more competitors, they will abstain from participating in
the evaluation and voting of the same. The Commission will be made up of eminent personalities from
the music scene, internationally renowned artists and distinguished teachers.
Art. 4 The deadline for registrations is January 15th (the stamp in case of shipment of the material).
Registered Candidates will immediately receive an email from Orchestra Secretariat the image and Logo
of the Competition to be placed next to your instrument music or performance station. This Logo must
be clearly visible throughout the test. All competitors must send their performance material BY JANUARY
30th through good quality videos in Mp4 format with the characteristics indicated in the program of
Competition. The video can be sent directly to the reference email address via the WeTransfer service.
Art. 5 Each competitor can participate in more sections and can enroll in categories higher than that of
belonging. For the Chamber Music section, membership will be determined by each group by the average
age of all members, taking the last two digits of the year of birth. Execution by heart is not mandatory.
Art. 6 ON SUNDAY 20 FEBRUARY will be published in live streaming on the Channel Youtube of the
Association the final results of all tests and Categories through videos: all diplomas and related awards
will be sent directly to the Candidate's home address. To the teachers who request it will receive a
certificate showing scores and rankings of the students.
Art. 7 All videos will be published on the Association's YouTube Channel and until 23 FEBRUARY will be
fully available to be viewed publicly: right on 23 FEBRUARY the Commission, again via streaming video,
will award the DEL AUDIENCE of Euro 200.00 to the video of the Candidate who has obtained the higher
number of "LIKES" in relation to the number of views.
Art. 8 The Artistic Direction reserves the right to make changes to this announcement and to delete one
or more sections if necessary. Art. 9 Pursuant to Art. 10 of Law No. 675/96 on the "Protection of personal
data", The Association informs that the data provided upon registration will be stored and used by the
same exclusively for the purpose of sending communications relating to the Association and that,
pursuant to Art. 13 of the aforementioned Law, the data owner has the right to know, update, delete and
rectify your data or oppose its use.
Art. 10 Registration for the Competition implies total and unconditional acceptance of this regulation.
ASSOCIATION Pro Musica ORCHESTRA FERRUCCIO BENVENUTO BUSONI
Verena Schaufelberger, honorary president
M ° Alessio Cioni, President
M ° Sabrina Bessi, artistic director
INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION 2022:
Piano, 4-hand piano, Chamber music, String instruments, Wind instruments, guitar, opera singing
CATEGORIES AND SECTIONS INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FREE CHOICE PROGRAM
Piano Section: A Prime Note up to 7 years Video Max 5 minutes
B 8-10 years Video Max 7 minutes
C 11-13 years Video Max 10 minutes
D 14-16 years Video Max 15 minutes
E 17-20 years Video Max 20 minutes
F 21-25 years Video Max 25 minutes
G Without limit Video Max 30 minutes
Four-hand piano section:
H Up to 17 years Video Max 10 minutes
I From 18 years without age limits Video Max 25 minutes
Chamber Music Section (from duo to octet with or without piano)
L Up to 17 years Video Max 10 minutes
M From 18 years of age, no age limit. Video Max 25 minutes String instruments section
N Up to 17 years Video Max 10 minutes
O From 18 years without age limits Video Max 25 minutes
Wind Instruments Section
P Up to 16 years Video Max 10 minutes
Q From 17 years old without age limit Video Max 25 minutes
R Up to 17 years Video Max 10 minutes
S From 18 years without age limits Video Max 15 minutes
Opera Singing Section Single category without age limits, 2 arias by different authors from 1600 to the
Registration fees International competition
Piano section: A 20 euros B 20 euros C 25 euros D 25 euros E 30 euros F 35 euros G 40 euros Four-hand
piano section H 15 euros per participant I 20 euros per participant Chamber music section L 15 euros for
each component M 20 euros for each component Stringed instruments section N 15 euros O 25 euros
Wind instruments section P 15 euros Q 25 euros R 15 euros S 25 euros
Opera singing section 30 euros per participant
At the end of each category, merit rankings will be formulated as follows:
Score not less than 98/100: absolute first prize diploma and cup
Score not less than 95/100: first prize diploma and medal
Score not less than 90/100: second prize diploma and medal
Score not less than 85/100: third prize diploma and medal
Score not less than 80/100: diploma of merit
YOUTUBE AUDIENCE VIDEO AWARD EURO 200.00
Special prizes for teachers: Diploma of Honor to the teachers of competitors classified absolute first
Possibility to be part of the jury of the second edition of the 'Prize 2023' competition for the teacher with
the largest number of students presented.
To the candidates of each Category (EXCLUDING CATEGORY G and CATEGORY I) who have achieved an
average of not less than 98/100 will be awarded the 1st Prize Diploma Absolute, Medal, a scholarship of
€ 200.00 and an invitation to participate in a concert organized by the ProMusica Association for the
2022/2023 Concert Season .
- To the Absolute Winners of Category G (Solo Piano) and Category I (Piano a 4 mani) who have achieved
an average of not less than 98/100 will be awarded the 1st Diploma Absolute Prize, Medal, a scholarship
of Euro 400.00 and an invitation to participate for two concerts organized by the ProMusica Association
for the 2022/2023 Concert Season.
- Candidates who have reported an average between 95/100 and 97/100 will be awarded the diploma of
1st Prize and Medal.
- Candidates who have reported an average between 90/100 and 94/100 will be awarded the diploma of
2nd Prize and Medal.
- Candidates who have reported an average between 85/100 and 90/100 will be awarded the diploma of
3rd Prize and Medal.
- All other candidates will receive a participation diploma.
- The jury will be able to assign mentions to all those who have distinguished themselves with
particularly deserving executions. SPECIAL AWARD FOR ORCHESTRA FERRUCCIO BENVENUTO BUSONI:
THE OVERALL WINNER OF CATEGORY G (SOLO PIANO) WITH A SCORE NOT UNDER 98/100 WILL RECEIVE
A CONCERT WITH THE ORCHESTRA FERRUCCIO BENVENUTO BUSONI INSERTED IN THE 2022 SEASON.
- Concerts offered by Associations will also be assigned, upon recommendation of the commission and
Bodies, to those who have particularly distinguished themselves for their musical qualities. - A certificate
will be issued upon request to all teachers of awarded students.
How to participate
Competitors will be able to register for the competition by 15 JANUARY 2022 according to the following
modality: - by e-mail, through the registration form by sending it to the following address
firstname.lastname@example.org - by post, by sending the registration form duly by priority mail
completed and addressed to ProMusica Agency Via dei Fossi 42 50050 Cerreto Guidi (FI) ITALY. The
following documents must be attached to the application:
1- birth certificate or self-certification or copy of identity document or passport valid
2-registration form duly completed
3-copy of the payment of the relative registration fee
The organization of the competition, assuming no responsibility for any misunderstandings e
delays in receiving the material, invites candidates to inquire from 18 JANUARY 2022 onwards (in
case of failure to notify) to the following telephone numbers: 3332708867 3333764731
3663987440 or by sending an e-mail to the following address email@example.com
SUBSEQUENTLY BY JANUARY 30, CANDIDATES MUST SEND THE MATERIAL VIDEO IN MP4
FORMAT TO THE ASSOCIATION'S EMAIL ADDRESS Agenziapromusica@gmail.com
REGISTRATION DEADLINE: JANUARY 15, 2022
DEADLINE FOR SENDING VIDEO MATERIAL: 30 JANUARY 2022
LIVE COMPETITION RESULTS: FEBRUARY 20, 2022
ASSIGNMENT OF THE SPECIAL AUDIENCE AWARD: 23 FEBRUARY 2022