Polstjärnepriset The Course Application and important dates

Application

An application for the course is made through the link below no later than August 25, 2022.

Recordings and scores shall be submitted to polstjarnepriset@vanersborg.se no later than August 25, 2022.

Recordings

The applicant shall submit two recordings with a total duration of approximately 10 minutes to polstjarnepriset@vanersborg.se . The recordings should be in MP3 or MP4 format, marked with the applicant’s name and consist of continuous, unedited performances. It is also possible to send links to recordings.

Scores

Scores fore the sololessons, including piano accompaniments, shall be submitted as attached PDF files to polstjarnepriset@vanersborg.se. We can not accept links.

Applicationlink

https://www.netigate.se/a/s.aspx?s=1061619X326657452X78079

Fees and costs

Participation in the course Polstjärnekursen is free of charge. Costs for travels, meals and accommodation are paid by the participants. Polstjärnekursen will book accommodation in family rooms for 360 SEK per night, including breakfast, at Arena Hotel in Vänersborg. Meals (lunch and dinner) will also be booked at a cost of 85 SEK per meal. Payment for hotel and meals is due at arrival.’

Important dates Polstjärnekursen 2022/23

April 15

The application opens, check website. Remember to prepare all contents before application day.

August 25   

Last day for applying to the course Polstjärnekursen. Please note that audio recordings and all music must be attached to your application.

November 3-6                 

The days of Polstjärnepriset/Polstjärnekursen

November 3                    

Entry and registration at 15.00, the course starts at 17.00

November 6                    

Return journey, you can travel after 17.00

Mandatory attendance during the whole period.

January 2 – 6                    

The days of the competiton and all concerts of the Polstjärnefestivalen

January 2    

Entry and registration starts at 15.00, the course starts at 17.00.

January 2    

Continuation of the course, lessons, ensemble- and orchestra rehearsels

January 3    

Continuation of the course and semifinal of the competition in Vänersborg at 18.00

January 4    

Concerts of the Polstjärnefestivalen in Vänersborg, at 15.00 and at 18.00.

January 5    

Concerts of the festival at different concert venues of Gothenburg Concert Hall at 14.00, Final concert starts at 15.00.

January 6    

Festival in one of the Nordic capitals (will be revealed before summer). You manage your own home travel.

Mandatory attendance all days.