The XIX International Composers Competition for the best guitar composition and processing of the folk theme for children’s music schools “Seven notes — six strings”. Gomel. Belarus. July 1, 2020

The purpose of the competition: 
Make more the study and concert repertoire, the support of new authors writing for guitar.
The categories of competition:
The competition accepts miniatures for solo guitar in five categories (1 category: no more than two lines of an A4 page, 2 category: no more than four lines of an A4 page, 3 category: no more than one A4 page, 4 category: duet for two guitars no larger than one A4 page), category 5: a trio for three guitars no larger than one A4 page). The competition is open to composers of any nationality, of any age. The number of compositions is not limited.

The application, dates and donations:
Each participant of the competition sends a copy of composition or processing in electronic form (JPG, TIFF resolution 300 dpi). It is also necessary to send your photo (JPG, TIFF resolution 300 dpi); 
completed application , which indicates: title of the piece (English) 
Name and surname of author(English)
date of birth, education, profession, about myself (three lines), address, telephone, Email,
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In order for the competition to take place, each participant of the competition can make a donation to development of the competition for each piece. 1 category — 5 $ , 2 category -10 $ , 3,4,5 category -20$. Payment through money transfer systems Western Union and send a copy of the payment by e-mail. 
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The jury
The international jury consists of musicians, teachers, composers, publishers living in different countries. The compositions sent to the competition will be mailed to each of the jury members. The jury evaluates and reports the results of the competition management. The names of the jury members will be printed after summing up the competition. The decision of the jury is final. Results will be posted on
Copies of works are not returned to the authors.

Winners of competition
Winners of the competition will receive diplomas. Oll compositions will be published in special edition, as well as offered to teachers of the guitar as educational material. The collection will be sent to all participants of 3,4,5 categories ( A4 page). It is planned to release the CD with selected works of the competition performed by Igor Shoshyn. Pieces of the competition will be offered as mandatory by choice at the international competition of performers «Renaissance of Guitar» 2021. Gomel. Belarus 

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Competition Director Igor Shoshyn.