International Contest for Bands and Wind Orchestras

29-30-31 October 2021 - Palexpo Geneve (CH)

GMBC's NEWS

PALEXPO_GENEVE

Do you know where the GMBC will take place?

It will be at the Palexpo, a convention center in Geneva, a very beautiful and big place with 102,000 square meters of exhibition space. The Palexpo recently underwent a renovation project to enhance and improve the convention center’s architecture, furnishings, and technology which will be available to GMBC participants.

INTERNATIONAL JURY

Called to judge the Bands participating in the Contest is a very prestigious International Jury, composed of professionals (composers and conductors) known worldwide for their activity in the field of Wind Orchestras.

The Artistic Director is the Italian Maestro Paolo Mazza, equally well-known and appreciated professional.

M° Paolo Mazza - Artistic Director

Italy

M° José Alcacer Durà

Spain

M° Bert Appermont

Belgium

M° Jacob De Haan

Holland

M° Thomas Doss

Austria

M° Delio Goncalves

Portugal

M° Jan Van Der Roost

Belgium

M° Franco Cesarini - President

Switzerland

REGULATIONS

BAM International, the record and publishing house of Geneva (Switzerland), dedicated to classical music and wind music, has decided to launch a competition called “GMBC – Genève Music Band Contest”, to give wind orchestras present in Europe and worldwide the opportunity to express themselves and develop their individuality and quality in a contest.

REGULATIONS

Read and download the complete GMBC rules

STAGE PLAN

Download the example of band stage arrangement

COMPOSITIONS TO PERFORM

SIGN UP THE CONTEST

SIGN UP

Go the the Contest registration form

SIGN UP - OUT OF COMPETITION

Go to the Contest registration form – Out of Competition

ENROLL THE PARTICIPANTS

Go to the participants registration form

TOURIST INFO AND HOTELS WITH CONVENTION

The GMBC participants will be able to take advantage of discounts and special agreements with hotels affiliated to the event. Not sure where to start? Contact us and we will help you find the best accommodation and travel solutions based on your needs.

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