Are you a student of instrumental art, under 30 years of age, and you play the clarinet, oboe or bassoon? You can now apply to the 13th Michał Spisak International Music Competition, which will take place from September 14 to 23, 2021 at the Zagłębie Palace of Culture in Dąbrowa Górnicza. The annually competition ist open to musicians of all nationalities.
The competition will be inaugurated with a traditional opening concert on 14 September (the composer’s birthday), performed by Jerzy Semkow Polish Sinfonia Iuventus Orchestra under Marek Wroniszewski. On the following day the tough competition begins, and young masters of instruments will be chosen on 22 September. During all three stages of auditions the participants will be evaluated by international jury composed of outstanding Polish and foreign musicians, teachers and virtuosos. During the final, third part of the auditions, twelve best young musicians will play on stage with The Symphony Orchestra of Zabrze Philharmonic under Sławomir Chrzanowski. The Competition will end with Prize Award Ceremony and Concert of Laureates. The prize pool in the competition is PLN 90,000.
The recruitment ends on 14 June 2021.
The competition is organized by the city of Dąbrowa Górnicza and the Zagłębie Palace of Culture in Dąbrowa Górnicza. Substantive care starting from the first edition of the competition covers the Karol Szymanowski Academy of Music in Katowice.
Application form: here