General information

Terms and conditions for participation in the Jong Talent Concours Maassluis 2022

Jong Talent Concours Maassluis is open to talented children and young people from 8 to 18 years old with more than average aptitude for their instrument. We welcome pianists, strings, guitarists, harpists, brass and woodwinds, vocalists, duos, trios and other small ensembles. Participants play or sing solo, with accompaniment or in a small ensemble.

A condition for participation is that the participants technically and musically master the pieces they play. The organization assumes that the music teacher of the participant approves participation in the competition!

The competition has no preliminary rounds, semi-finals and finals. Each participant/ensemble plays once during the pre-playing days and is judged accordingly.

Age format and playing time
8 to 11 years: playing time up to 6 minutes
12 to 14 years: playing time up to 6 minutes
15 to 18 years: playing time up to 8 minutes
It is important for the course of the competition that participants adhere to this prescribed playing time!

There are prizes for each age category, a grand prize, an incentive prize and some incentive prizes

  • Per age category there is a 1st and 2nd price
  • The winner of the Grand Prize Young Talent Concours Maassluis 2022 will receive a support contribution worth up to € 700.00
  • The winner of the Stimuleringsprijs Jong Talent Concours Maassluis 2022 will receive a contribution worth € 300.00
  • On the recommendation of the jury, some "incentive prizes" will also be awarded.

The prizes must be spent on a music-related cause. Proposals to this effect must be submitted by the prize winners to the board of the foundation.

Dates pre-playing days Jong Talent Concours Maassluis 2022 / closing concert including award ceremony prizes and participation certificates
The pre-match days are Monday 24, Tuesday 25 and Wednesday 26 October 2022.
There are a maximum of 3 pre-play blocks per day: 13:30, 15:00 and 18:30 hr.
The pre-performance location is Theater Koningshof, Uiverlaan 20, 3145 XN Maassluis.

The participants who have won a prize will be informed by telephone.

All prize winners are expected to participate in the final concert on Saturday afternoon 29 October 2022 in the Groote Kerk in Maassluis.

After this concert, the award ceremony will take place and all participants in the Jong Talent Concours Maassluis 2022 will receive the jury report and the participation certificate.

Pieces of music
Prior to the pre-playing, the participants must hand over the pieces of music to the judges on the spot. After pre-playing, these can be taken back.

Registration and costs

The registration period starts June 1 and ends october 1 2022.
You can register on the website . Choose in the menu Registration and fill in the form.
The registration fee is € 32.50 per person, € 42.50 for a duo, € 52.50 for a trio, € 62.50 for a quartet and € 72.50 for a quintet.

No later than 10 days after the closing date, the schedule of the pre-play days will be sent to the participants.

The registration fee must be paid no later than 17 October 2022 to bank account number NL70RABO015118718 in the name of the Stichting Maassluise Muziekweek, stating the name of the participant.

Piano accompaniment
We advise participants to come with their "own" piano accompanist. That has advantages. You know each other and you can rehearse more often.
Don't you have your "own" accompanist? Then the organization makes a piano accompanist available. That will be this year Anastasiia Kurilko. The use of the pianist is discussed in advance. With her you can rehearse once. The costs of this are, including the guidance during the pre-game days € 35.00.

Use of image and sound material
After you have registered, you comply with the conditions for participation in this competition. This also means that the foundation, subject to objection, may use images and sound on its website, YouTube and the Facebook page.

The participants are judged by a jury, all professional musicians.
From each jury member you will receive a report with useful tips and recommendation.
The jury 2022 is composed of Doretthe Janssens (flute), Julia Dinerstein (violin) en David Kuyken (piano).

If there are any questions, please contact the secretariat. Please use the contact form on the website.

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