EUROPEAN BIG BAND CONTEST
April, 18th and 19th, 2020 - Esch-sur-Alzette (Luxembourg)
In 2020, the Luxembourg Music Federation Union Grand-Duc Adolphe (UGDA) organises a European Contest for Big Bands together with the Conservatoire de la Ville d’Esch-sur-Alzette and the Théâtre Esch-sur-Alzette which will host the event. The competition is open to non-professional big bands from all countries, in particular from Europe.
Traditional as well as modern Big Bands are welcome. The Big Bands should have a minimum of eleven wind players. Further instrumental additions (strings, turntables, singing etc.) are allowed up to a total of 30 musicians for the whole band.
The competition includes two levels: High level – level A and Medium level – level B and C.
Each orchestra has to perform a set piece (published on 15th September 2019) and a free programme.
Application will be closed by November, 30th 2019.