03 – 12 May 2018

  1. Arrival and registration will take place on Wednesday, 2 May 2018 until 5 p.m.. If an enrolled and confirmed participant is late due to justified reasons, the participant can take part in the competition on the president’s agreement, on condition that he or she arrives during the first round.
  2. The competition consists of three rounds and a final round with orchestra. All three rounds are open to the public.
  3. Rehearsals take place on Thursday, 3 May 2018.
    Rehearsal times will be given out upon arrival by the competition office. All participants and accompanists must keep to these given times.
  4. The DRAWING of the order of the competition will take place on
    Thursday, 3 May 2018 at 7 p.m.
    in the Musikhalle Markneukirchen.

    Following the drawing of the order, the times of appearance will be announced by a notice in the information office (Town Hall, Am Rathaus 2, Markneukirchen) and at the places of the competition. All participants have to keep to these given times. All participants are obliged to inform themselves about their time of appearance.

    Participants appear in the alphabetical order of their surname. This order is compulsory for all rounds including the final orchestral round.

    Participants and accompanists are to arrange rehearsal times for all further rounds by themselves. These must be confirmed by the competition information office (Am Rathaus 2, Markneukirchen).
  5. The competition will start on Friday, 4 May 2018, at 9 a.m.


4 - 6 May 2018 First round
7 - 8 May 2018 Second round
9 May 2018 Third round
10 May 2018 Bassoon final round with orchestra
11 May 2018 Flute final round with orchestra
12 May 2018 Prizewinners' concert
  • All participants are obliged to be present at the place of appearance thirty minutes earlier. This regulation is not valid in the case of circumstances outside the participants’ responsibility.

  • The competition program and the prescribed editions are binding. Later alterations will not be accepted. Participants choose the order of their performance within a given round. A disqualification is pronounced if the program is not fulfilled or the performance is interrupted.

Flute place of competition Musikhalle Markneukirchen
Bassoon place of competition „Altes Schloss“ Erlbach


„Altes Schloss“
2 May 2018 arrival of all participants
until 5 p.m.
3 May 2018 rehearsals in both categories    
3 May 2018 Festive opening of the competition with presentation of the jury and drawing of the order of the competition
7 p.m.
(Foyer Musikhalle)
4 May 2018 first round
9 a.m.
9 a.m.
5 May 2018 first round
9 a.m.
9 a.m.
6 May 2018 first round  9 a.m.
9 a.m.
7 May 2018 second round 
9 a.m.
9 a.m.
8 May 2018 second round  9 a.m.  9 a.m.
9 May 2018 third round category bassoon
9 a.m.
9 May 2018 third round category flute
appr. 2 p.m.
10 May 2018 bassoon final round
with orchestra
7 p.m.
11 May 2018

flute final round
with orchestra

7 p.m.
12 May 2018 prizewinners' concert
7 p.m.


as on 17 June 2016

Subject to change!