1st Witold Friemann International Clarinet Competition is a new online project of the Life and Art Foundation made in collaboration with Thailand Clarinet Association. The deadline for submitting applications is 31 January 2022.
The main goal is to promote clarinet music by a forgotten Polish composer Witold Friemann (1889-1977), whose excellent works enriched clarinet literature and are worth to promote worldwide. Characteristic style of his pieces comprising unique elements of Polish music will contribute to developing participants' taste as well as technical skills. The majority of clarinet pieces were dedicated to the splendid Polish clarinetist Ludwik Kurkiewicz (1906-1998), a promoter of Friemann’s music.
1st Witold Friemann International Clarinet Competition will be divided into 3 categories: senior (born after 1 January 1989), junior (born after 1 January 2003), and children (born after 1 January 2007). Each participant will receive a free membership of the International Clarinet Association until 31 December 2022.
The jury is composed of renowned clarinetists: Matthias Müller (Switzerland), Eddy Vanoosthuyse (Belgium), Barbara Borowicz (Poland), Robert Stefański (Poland), Rachel Yoder (USA), Kristine Dizon (USA), Nattapon Banjatammanon (Thailand), Chaiphat Tripipitsiriwat (Thailand), Pimnatthika Angkanajerathiti (Thailand).
Media patronage: Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC.
More information: www.en.lifeandart.eu/wficc/