The Bekton Concert Band announces an international wind orchestra competition in 3 categories at the University of Debrecen, Faculty of Music, from 7-9 July 2023.
The jury will be chaired by composer and conductor Jan Van der Roost (Belgium).
In the competition, the orchestras will perform one piece from the compulsory selection of works, and other works (or works) of their own choice, according to the level of difficulty of the category indicated, within a set time frame.
The jury’s assessment may result in several 1st, 2nd or 3rd prizes per category. The orchestra with the highest overall score will be awarded the main prize of the competition.
In parallel with the competition, there will also be the opportunity to attend master classes.
Roland Szentpáli – composer, tuba player
Dr. Levente Puskás – saxophonist
Dr. habil. István Szabó – college teacher, percussionist
Bekton Concert Band organized the International Wind Orchestra Competition and Festival in Balmazújváros with great success in 2019. Below you will find the jury’s experiences about the competition.