Denis Azabagic – Competitions. . The Concept of Music and Competitions I started attending international competitions seriously when I was 18 years old. One of the most stressful situations that a music student (or any performer) encounters during their studies is the day, the hour or the moment of the performance. One of the most stressful situations that a music student (or any performer) encounters during their studies is the day, the hour or the moment of.

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Conclusion ciencias, tegnologia sociedad y valores. I looked for the competition with the best prizes. An article reflecting on my GFA tour was published on my web site and I am including it on the following pages as well. Please click button to get competition pieces book now. Besides all of the different technical elements that we can think of when choosing a repertoire, we also have to be aware that there are many musical aspects we have to think of.

It is hard, but with time and experience it gets easier. It was really interesting to read them. Thank you for posting a question! If the objective is to gain experience, it would be good to take part in a competition which is not of th highest international level.

This holds true to a certain extent, but it has to be part of the denks and memorizing process. That is one of the downsides of competitions-learning music that you will probably never play again.

Every motion, every fret and finger that moves to that fret. I was really happy knowing that this was not a guitar competition, but rather a music competition. Do not be afraid to insist on the things you need in order to perform the piece better: What I mean is that after competitiosn memorization of the piece, we can then “let go” and let our hands do their job without constant supervision of the brain.

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Musical or artistic talent is of course essential for music, but it remains only talent if our brain is not engaged in a partnership with it. I felt better with the performance of a certain piece on one day than on another. One starts thinking about how this person played a particular piece. I like to read a book, or watch something interesting on TV, take a walk, or play some video game not too much though because you can make your fingers tired or even hurt them.

In one of the rounds there was a requirement for a Sonata. One day was best for Ponce, the next day for Rodrigo, another for Asencio and so on Sometime there were concerts in a row, day after day, which meant taking one, two and sometimes three flights to come to the place where I had to perform, having a nap, playa concert, and the next day the same thing. Competutions music for me is like telling a story. There is always a story behind every piece, how it was composed, what inspired the composer to write it.

None of that could be under my influence. These opinions can be different from those we usually hear from our teacher, friends and other persons who are usually around us.

Denis Azabagic – Competitions. Dealing With Performance Stress – [PDF Document]

What I mean is that actors, singers, and dancers are all performers as well and with that in mind every performance contains an element of acting. Did it help me? While studying in The Netherlands I would often use the performance class to rehearse the program I would be playing in a competition. Then there is the cojpetitions scenario, when you have played poorly a few times in the past and someone on cometitions jury remembers you and already has an opinion of you, even before you play. That means being rested, and I do that by taking a good afternoon nap.

Denis Azabagic On Competitions, Dealing With Performance Stress

Part of the first prize was a concert tour in the USA clmpetitions Canada. This particular note we can play on three different strings even fourso just knowing that we have to play an F is not enough. You May Also Like.


We also think about when we are scheduled to play and that brings up the following questions: Home Documents Denis Azabagic – Competitions. When deciding, I was taking into account not only the first prize but all other prizes as well. The rest of the day I try to do other things that take my mind off what is ahead. For some people the competition environment is such a negative situation that everything falls apart.

I would suggest a one-hour practice session and a warm up session before performance, which also should not be too long. I would strongly encourage students to participate in such competituons as well, and not to wait until it comes time for the “big ones”.

After a while I started to narrow my attention to the things which could dehis under my control. He played it better then I think I play it, or he or she played faster, or slower, or did this and that, and on and ccompetitions.

I had thought the program should go smoothly because I was about to perform at the competition. If that is the case, change them, and try to find those that would work in any compteitions. The bulletin daily print edition for sunday january 19, The fingers become the leaders in the whole process of playing, and the brain is left in second place. I am very thankful for his help. There are a few “rules” of behavior on the stage.

I was aware of this when I submitted my program, and had made a decision to go with senis program I was very comfortable with instead of making it more varied. Musical America published in the U.

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