Age limit & application 
The Competition is open for all nationalities. There is no age limit. 

When should you apply?
Deadline for the application Marimba Solo is April 1st, 2020. 
Only a limited number of applicants is allowed. It is therefore strongly recommended to apply as soon as possible. Applications are admitted on a ‘first come-first served’ basis. During the editions before all places were taken. All applicants send before the deadline of April 1st, 2020 the application form and needed documents and transfer the registration fee. All applicants have time until June 1st, 2020 to decide their repertory.

Deadline for the application Marimba Duo and Chamber music is October 1st, 2019. 
All applicants need to send the application form before October 1st , 2019 together with a none edited live recording of 15' music. These recordings will be handled as audition tape for further acceptance as a candidate 2020. The audition results will be announced against October 1st ,2019.  After approval, the registration need to be completed by transferring the registration fee before April 1st, 2020. A minimum of 10 candidates for each discipline is required to run the Competition. If the minimum of required applications doesn’t appear against October 1st,2019, specific discipline may be postponed to edition 2022 and will be informed in October 2019.   

Registration fee 
Marimba Solo: 250 Euro
Marimba  Duo: 350 Euro 

Marimba  Chamber music: 150 Euro / a person or ensemble member.
(duo 350 euro, trio 450 Euro, quartet 600 Euro, quintet 750 Euro)
All instrument combinations are welcome. This edition focus and welcomes all musical combinations with marimba (vibraphone, voice, strings, guitar, accordion, wind instruments etc.). Except percussion ensemble formation is not allowed. Each ensemble from duo till quintet need to include minimum one leading marimba member or part.  

Registration fee has to be paid in Euro at last at April 1st, 2020 by bank transfer. Bank checks will not be allowed. The fee is not refundable regardless the outcome of the Competition and should be transferred net (excluding transfer costs) to the bank account below, indicated by your name, Competition 2020 and your competition registration number:
Bank information: Argenta Bank NV / address:  B.Heymansplein 6, 3581 Beverlo- Belgium
Account-holder: marimba-projects vzw / address:  B.Heymansplein 7, 3581 Beverlo- Belgium
Account-number: 979-9596266-61, Swift-code: ARSPBE22, IBAN-number: BE62-9799-5962-6661  
Outside Europe: routing Bank - ING BELGIUM - , routing number BBRUBEBBXXX
Transfer reference: registration number candidate + UMCB 2020 + name 

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