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May 24, 2012

Andrea Veneracion International Choral Festival 2013 in Manila

ANDREA O. VENERACION INTERNATIONAL CHORAL FESTIVAL
MANILA, 2013
August 7 – 11, 2013
Cultural Center of the Philippines

The Cultural Center of the Philippines (CCP) is pleased to announce the Andrea O. Veneracion International Choral Festival, Manila, 2013, in celebration of the 50th anniversary of the Philippine Madrigal Singers, a resident company of the CCP.

The festival honors the founder of the Philippine Madrigal Singers, National Artist for Music, Professor Andrea O. Veneracion, an esteemed choirmaster and choral clinician who is instrumental in the promotion of choral music all over the country.

The competition is open to choirs which will qualify in the following categories:

Category A: Folk Music

Category B: Vocal Ensemble

Category C: Chamber Choir


SCHEDULE OF ACTIVITIES
Wednesday, August 7, 2013 Opening Ceremonies, Folk Music Competition

Thursday, August 8, 2013 Vocal Ensemble Competition

Friday, August 9, 2013 Chamber Choir Competition

Saturday, August 10, 2013 Awarding and Closing Ceremonies

ADJUDICATION

A jury of five (5) internationally renowned adjudicators – one (1) from Europe, one (1) from North America, one (1) from South America, one (1) from Africa/Australia and one (1) from the Philippines will evaluate the competitors. All decisions of the jury are final.

CRITERIA
40% Technical proficiency (intonation, rhythm, dynamics, diction, choral blend, balance)
40% Musicality (interpretation, expression, style, loyalty to the score)
20% Over-all artistic impression

AWARDS

CHAMBER CHOIR 1st Prize: USD 5,000 / 2nd Prize: USD 3,500 / 3rd Prize: USD 2,500

VOCAL ENSEMBLE 1st Prize: USD 4,000 / 2nd Prize: USD 2,500 / 3rd Prize: USD 1,500

FOLK MUSIC 1st Prize: USD 3,000 / 2nd Prize: USD 2,000 / 3rd Prize: USD 1,000

DEADLINE FOR APPLICATION IS ON APRIL 2, 2013

For more information, contact:


ANDREA O. VENERACION INTERNATIONAL CHORAL FESTIVAL
MANILA, 2013
Artist Training Division, Arts Education Department
Cultural Center of the Philippines
Roxas Blvd., Pasay City 1300 Philippines
Phone: (632) 832-1125 local 1605
Email: choralfestmnl2013@yahoo.com.ph
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