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COMPETITION RULES & REGULATIONS

Candidates and Parents/Guardians are advised to fully read all the Articles of the competition Rules and Regulations. Any questions referring the below Articles should be directed to competition control, competition@fournotes.ae 

GENERAL

  • The 3rd Four Notes International Piano Competition is organised by Four Notes Music Training Center and it will be held in person from 22 - 26 of May 2024 in Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates.  

  • Competition is open to competitors of all nationalities.

  • This competition will be open to the public and will be held in the Emirate of Abu Dhabi.

  • The competition will be divided into two disciplines: PIANO SOLO and PIANO DUO, and will be held in one round/phase. Each participant will compete in a different category based on their age.

  •  The age of the contestant must be the corresponding age on the day of the performance.

  • There will be a jury consisting of artistic directors, concert pianists, and professors with extensive experience.

  • The results of the competition will be published after each category and the decision of the Jury is final and irrevocable.

  • All contestants in piano solo discipline are required to play their program from memory. All works must be published and if a contemporary work is included in the program, it will be necessary to send the scores of the work to the organisation. Participants in Piano Duo discipline can perform with the music scores. 

  • Registration deadline is April 22nd 2024.

  • The registration fee is a single payment and includes participation in the contest. The registration fee will be refunded only in the event that the contest cannot be held due to a decision by the artistic direction. In case of absence of the candidate, the refund of the registration fee will not be possible.

  • After completing the Registration form, competition committee will revise the registration and you will receive the online payment link. Only after the payment your registration will be completed. 

  • Practice room with piano will be available to the candidates to practice and the piano of the competition can be tried per the competition schedule. 

  • By taking part in the “FOUR NOTES INTERNATIONAL PIANO COMPETITION”, participants consent to audio/video recordings during the auditioning and concerts.

  • For enquiries kindly contact us on competition@fournotes.ae 

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