III. International SICG Competition 2024

 

Winners of the first round of the competition 2024 (alphabetical order):
Daniel Martínez Asenjo
Inês Martins de Sousa
Juan Manuel Molano Posada
Stanislav Steshenko
Eugen Treichel
Mark Zemlianskyi

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The competition will take place in two rounds:
The 1st round via video submission.The contributions of the competition participants can be seen here:
www.youtube.com/@SICG-Festival/playlists

The final in person on 22.06.2024 at the Musikhochschule Stuttgart.

 

Prizes
1st Prize: 2500 € donated by the Society of Friends of the HMDK Stuttgart
& free lifetime subscription to the tonebase platform worth 695$
2nd Prize: 1000 €
& free yearly subscription to the tonebase platform worth 299$
3rd Prize: 500 €
& free yearly subscription to the tonebase platform worth 299$
 

Jury Video Round
Prof. Sebastián Montes (Chairman)
Prof. Olaf Van Gonnissen
Steffen Brunner

 

Jury Final
Prof. Sebastián Montes (Chairman)
Prof. Olaf Van Gonnissen
Prof. Laura Young
Prof. Luis Orlandini
Prof. Dr. Andreas Jäger
Katie Lonson
Andrew Booth
Eliška Lenhartová

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Registration

 

Registration via email to office@sicg-festival.de

  1. Name

  2. Address

  3. Date of Birth

  4. Phone Number

  5. A portrait photo

  6. Proof of payment of the participation fee by e-mail.

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Terms and Conditions

 

Participation is free for active SICG Festival participants. For all others, the participation fee is 30 euros.

Registration Deadline: Thursday, 23.05.2024

  1. The decision of the jury is final and binding.

  2. Participants born after 23.05.1994 are eligible.

  3. A maximum of 25 participants will be admitted. The order of registration will determine acceptance.

  4. Repertoire:
    1st Round (Video): Free program, 9 - 12 minutes.
    Final: Free program, 20 - 23 minutes.

  5. The participation fee must be transferred by 25.05.24 at the latest:
    Account Holder: HMDK Stuttgart
    IBAN: DE22600501010002109992
    BIC: SOLADEST600
    Amount: 30 euros
    Purpose for payment: SICG-Competition 2024 *Your Name*

  6. Judges will abstain from evaluating their own students who participate in the competition.

  7. In the event of any ambiguity regarding the interpretation of the rules,
    the German version of the conditions of participation shall prevail.


For any questions regarding participation in the competition, Steffen Brunner from the festival office is available at any time at office@sicg-festival.de!

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1st Round (Video)

 

The video must be provided for download via Youtube or another online storage space (e.g. Dropbox or wetransfer.com). Please send the corresponding link to office@sicg-festival.de

Deadline: 24.05.2024, 23:59 CET.
The videos will then be made available for evaluation at www.youtube.com/@SICG-Festival/playlists

  1. The recording must be frontal, from a fixed camera position.
    Head and feet must be visible.

  2. Cuts are allowed between movements and pieces.
    No audio effects may be added.

  3. The sign "SICG-Competition 2024" must be visible in the video.
    PDF Download:
    SICG Competition 2024

  4. The Youtube title should be:
    III. Stuttgart International Classic Guitar Competition 2024, 1st Round - *Your Name*.
    In the description, include the titles and movements of the performed works.

  5. The announcement of finalists will be on Friday, 31.05.2024
    via email and on the website.


2nd Round, Final (In-Person)

 

The final will take place in the concert hall of the Musikhochschule Stuttgart on
Saturday, 22.06.2024 starting at 9:30.

  1. Up to 6 participants will advance to the final round.

  2. The order will be determined by a random draw on Friday, 21.06.2024 and announced via email and on the website by 19:00.

  3. Participants may repeat a maximum of 2 works from the first round in the final.

  4. If the maximum performance time is exceeded in the final, the performance will be interrupted by the jury chairperson.

  5. The 1st prize winner is required to contribute a short program item at Noche de la Guitarra on Saturday, 22.06.2024.

The final performances are open to the public.


 

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Award Ceremony

 

Concert Hall, Musikhochschule

Saturday, 22.06.202414:15
The presence of all finalists at the award ceremony is mandatory!


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Results of the II. International SICG Competition 2021


Prize winners

1st Prize: Junyoung Jung (South Korea)
2nd Prize: Io Yamada (Japan)
3rd Prize: Hamish Strathdee (Australia)


Finalists
Samrat Majumder
Milena Solcova
Woongsik Choi

 

The competition was held in two rounds. The 1st round was through video submission.

The final took place in person on October 9, 2021, at the Musikhochschule Stuttgart.

 

Prizes
1st Prize: €1000 sponsored by SAVAREZ
2nd Prize: €700
3rd Prize: €300
 

Jury Video Round
Prof. Alexander-Sergei Ramírez (Chair)
Prof. Johannes Monno
Prof. Jinhee Kim
Peter Graneis
 

Jury Final
Prof. Alexander-Sergei Ramírez (Chair)
Prof. Georg Schmitz
Prof. Jinhee Kim
Prof. Dr. Andreas Jäger
Peter Graneis
Ivan Danilov

 

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Results of the I. International SICG Competition 2016

 

1st Prize: Hedvika Švendová

2nd Prize: Peter Graneis

3rd Prize: Stefan Volpp

Finalists: Isabella Selder, Eliška Lenhartová

 

 
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