SAXOPHONISSIMO  (up to 13 years old)

1st Round:

1. Slower, lyrical piece, participant’s choosing

2. Faster more technically demanding piece, participant’s choosing

2nd Round:

1. Celine Mandarin OR Sax in the City Alto Soprano Piano, OR Colin Malin, Alain Crèpin

2. Piece from the country of the participant (5-7 minutes)

INTERMEDIATE GROUP (14-17 years)

1st Round:

1. Choice of a larger work in the classical repertoire. For example, Sonata, Sonatina, Concerto, Variations, etc. (5-7 minutes)

2. Virtuoso piece participant’s choosing (overall 10 minutes).

2nd Round:

1. Fantasy on a Japanese song, Romain Zante (Music will be sent to you after acceptance of registration fee)

2. Piece from the country of the participant (overall 10 minutes)

SENIOR GROUP (18-25 years)

1st Round: 

1. A work in the Baroque style unaccompanied or with piano accompaniment (For example Sonata, Concerto, Variations, Partita etc.)  (overall 10 minutes)

2. A late 20th or 21st century contemporary work (up to 10 min)

For example:

Mysterious Morning III, Fuminori Tanada

Sequenza IXb or VIIb, Luciano Berio

Taj, Balafon, or Jungle, Christian Lauba

Rock Me, Barry Cockroft

A bit of music in honor of Adolphe Sax, Volodymyr Runchak

Little Music for the «Beijing – Kyiv» Express Mini Bus for alto – saxophone and tape, Volodymyr Runchak

«Homo Ludens I», Volodymyr Runchak

or another solo piece of the participant’s choosing of a similar difficulty and length

2nd Round:

1. Paganini-Capriccio for saxophone alto and piano, Piet Swerts (music will be sent to you after acceptance of registration fee)

2. A piece chosen from the list below:

Volodymyr Runchak Concerto for saxophone and chamber orchestra (piano version)

Cyber Bird Concerto, Takashi Yoshimatsu (1st or 2nd and 3rd movement)

Fuzzy Bird Sonata, Takashi Yoshimatsu

Sax in Fire, Alain Crépin

Shams Concerto, Jean Denis Michat www.jdmichat.com

Insomnia, Julia Zaporozhets

Variations Pathétiques, Ida Gotkovsky

Concerto Duo, Roberto Marino

Rastrelli Toccata, Roberto Marino

or another larger work in the classical repertoire of the participant’s choosing of a similar difficulty and length

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