Online Chamber Music Competition for Wind Instruments

Woodwind Quintet 2019


The ”Ars Ventus” Association is organising an competition for woodwind quintet (flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, horn) in July 2019 called BUCHAREST INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION.


Why to apply & what we offer:


suitable for advanced woodwind quintet players as well first time competitors of any nationality

combined woodwind quintet players age limit is 150 years in full

expenses reduced to minimum – apart from the registration fee there is no cost for transportation, accommodation and meals for the woodwind quintet players

the only concern is providing quality video recordings for each of the 3 rounds

a challenging contest repertoire based on three rounds, each with additional technical and artistic requirements

a fixed repertoire for the three rounds of the competition that provides little room for subjectivity

one additional free-choice work for the 2nd round that gives flexibility for the woodwind quintet players

substantial cash general prizes and many special prizes for young woodwind quintet players

diplomas for each woodwind quintet ensemble passing in the 2nd round (semifinalist) and into the 3rd round (finalist)

certificates of recognition by request from the woodwind quintet players for chamber music theachers of each prize winner ensemble

presentation for the prize winners ensembles published on the website under the title “The Winners of The BIMC – Woodwind Quintet 2019”

written feedback from the jury members for each woodwind quintet ensemble performance by request from the players for all rounds



Monday, July 1st 2019
Opening of the competition (Online)

Monday, July 15th 2019
First round results (Preliminary round)
Announcing the semi-finalists

Thursay, July 25th 2019
Second round results (Semifinal round)
Announcing the finalists

Tuesday, July 30th 2019
Third round results (Final round)
Announcing the prize winners


Organizers reserve the right to make changes to this agenda.
All changes will be announced in due time.

Ars Ventus Association


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