International Contest for Bands and Wind Orchestras

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

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Meet the artistic committee.

An ancient Brazilian proverb says that “two heads are better than one”, that’s why for the Genève Music Band Contest – GMBC we decided to involve not only a couple of more people, but 22 international professionals belonging to the band world in order to form the Artistic Committee. For the first time, a music […]
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The career award is open to receive votes!

Among the multiple prizes to be awarded during the 1st edition of the GMBC, the Career Award will be adjudge, which is intended for a person or organization that has supported the world of bands throughout their career. This award will be decided by the public through open voting, on the official site of the […]

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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