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 Guitar Festival Rust
Summary:Solo Guitar Competition
Deadline: 18 February 2018
Date Posted: 11 January 2018
Details: Deadline for the submission:
18th February 2018 (23:59 CET)

Registration fee:

Subject: CompRust2018/name_surname

Composition of a piece for classical solo guitar (6 strings) with a length between 2 and 4 minutes, which can be described as a Perpetuum mobile .

Following the definition of the term in the Lexicon of music a Perpetuum mobile is a fast piece, in which a specific note pattern is repeated again and again.
The composers should create an individual, contemporary work which exceeds the limits of the usual genre, taking into account the playability. The competition is open to composers of all ages and nationalities. Only unpublished and previously not listed works can be submitted.

• € 500 (sponsor
• A performance of the winning composition at the Guitar Festival Rust 2019
• Professional audio and video recording of this performance
(provided by

Submission to:

Application requirements:
• Personal information:
o Full name
o Nationality
o Contact data
o Date of birth
• Attachement:
o Composition as PDF
o Audio file of composition (MP3 format)
Please keep in mind that your name shall not appear on the score or the MP3 file!
Only unpublished and not previously listed works can be submitted!

The selection committee is a jury of renowned personalities: Piero Bonaguri, Gulli Björnsson, James Chiang, Zbigniew Dubiella, Gabriel Guillén, Heinz Irmler, Daniel muck, Jovan Pesec, Siegfried Sango, Sabine Thielmann and Richard Vaughan .

• Top 10: 14th March 2018
• Winners: 28th March 2018 (GFR 2018 final concert)
The application is only accepted if transfer of the registration fee has reached us.

The competition rules are available below for download as PDF on this page!
(With the application by mail you approve the competition rules down below. Therefore please read carefully!)