San Jose International Festival July 13 - July 22, 2017
Festival Objective The San Jose International Festival (SJIF) is a collaborative effort between the Arts Council San Jose, Beacon Artist Association and United Association of American Musicians. The festival is usually held in August. The mission of the Festival is to promote the diversity of world music landscape and cultural exchange between international musicians through competitions, public concerts, performance showcases, master classes, workshops.
San Jose International Competition Date: July 15, 2017 72 N. 5th Street, San Jose, CA
1, Age Classification: Youngster:7-12 YouthA: 13-18 YouthB: 19–25 Adult: 26-35 2, Competition includes instruments and vocal: A: Western instruments include: String, Woodwind, Brass, Percussions Folk instruments include：Strings, Plucked strings, Brass, Percussions B: Folk vocal style include：Folk song, Ethnic song, Traditional Opera 3, Styles of competitions： 1, Solo 2, Duet 3, Ensemble 4, Orchestra 5, Choir: Children’s Chorus, Male Chorus or Female Chorus, Mixed Chorus, 4, Detail and time requirements (apply for all): Solo: one or two pieces in any music period, not exceed five minuets Duet: one or two pieces in any music period, not exceed five minuets Ensemble: one piece, not exceed seven minutes Orchestra: one piece, not exceed ten minutes Children Chorus: one piece, not exceed five minutes Male Chorus/Female Chorus: one piece, not exceed five minutes Mixed Chorus: one or two pieces, not exceed ten minutes
International Performance Showcase on July 15, 2017 at Trianon Theater, 72 N. 5th Street, San Jose CA 95112 Open to all ages in all classification; take the opportunity to show your works to professional artists in a relaxed environment; all participants will be acknowledged!
Advanced Training Program Festival includes Daily Master Classes, Lectures, Private Lessons.
Awards Competition awards include First, Second, Third, Fourth Honor Roll of each age classification. Performance Showcase applicants will receive “Talent Awards”.
Music and Tour (for international participants only) San Francisco Ballet - America’s oldest professional ballet company now presents more than 100 performances annually; Louise M. Davies Symphony Hall - the home of the famous San Francisco Symphony; San Francisco Opera Center - where the highest caliber of international singers assemble in a resident artist program; Palace of Fine Art –a peaceful, beautiful, and romantic monumental structure that unites Roman and Greek architecture; Stanford University - one of the world's leading research and teaching institutions inspires everyone to gain the highest standard of education; Universal Studio and Hollywood Bowl: the ultimate musical amphitheater; Disneyland and the Walt Disney Concert Hall: home of the magic and the most acoustically sophisticated concert hall in the world.
Applications and Registration A. Early application and Early Registration are encouraged. To guarantee your acceptance, you should complete your registration by submitting a completed application form with the payment of the registration fee (non-fundable): $100 for competition, $40 for performance showcase.Click for Application B. Please mail the check along with application to:
Arts Council San Jose 72 North 5th Street, San Jose, CA 95112
C. Deadline for submit the Application is on July 8th, 2017 D. Competition/performance time will be email/mailed to you/ instructors
Related Information (apply to all applicants): A. Applicants need to submit evidence of identification. B. All works must be performed from memory C. Recording or video tapping during the competition is forbidden. D. Applicants need to arrange their own accompanist. E. Competitors are required to wear proper dress during competition.