The Jury will comprise at least five members of different nationalities, recognized and accomplished music professors, teachers and artists. The names of the Jurors will be made known following the application deadline. If necessary, some of the Jury members might be replaced. The Jury will communicate the results at the end of each round, indicating the name of those musicians and groups passing to the following round.
Jury members will not rank/vote for competitors or ensembles who are related to them or who have been studying with them in the 12 months preceding the competition.
Contestants shall not communicate with jury members during the competition, nor shall any other person communicate with the jury members on behalf of any competitor. Violation of this rule will result in automatic disqualification from the competition.
The jury is free to award or to withhold prizes as it sees. Ex-aequo prizes and special mention awards are permitted. The judges’ decision is final. Legal recourse is excluded.