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                        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.

SJIWMF Contents:

                     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.
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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.
SJIWMF Openning Concert
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