We thank our partners: U.S. Embassy in Estonia, Stomvi, Pillimaailm, Rixwell Collection Savoy Boutique Hotel, Posh Boy Music, Tallinn School of Music and Ballet MUBA, Cultural Endownment of Estonia, Tallinn Cultural Office and Mia Mai Art.
I age group
II age group
III age group
IV age group
V age group
Age group I: 26th of March at 14:30
Age group II: 26th of March at 15:30
Age group III: 26th of March at 16:30
Age group IV: 26th of March at 18:00
Age group V: 25th of March at 11:00 1st round
26th of March at 10:00 2nd round
is of free choice, in accordance with time limits indicated below:
Age groups I-IV
Age group I (9 years): 3-4 minutes
Age group II (10-11 years): 5-7 minutes
Age group III (12-14 years): 8-10 minutes
Age group IV (15-17 years): 10-12 minutes
Age group V (18-25 yrs)
I round, 15-20 min.
II final round, 15-20 min. The program of the final round must be different from the one of first round.
The jury has the right to stop the performance if it exceeds the indicated time limit.
The desicions of the jury are final and shall be announced at the grand concert hall of the Tallinn School. The results shall also be posted on the website www.musicstudio.ee shortly after they have been announced.
The organization is authorized to make photographs and audio/video recordings of the competition to document the competition and for publicity purposes. No claims for reimbursement for participants may arise from that.
The programme can not be changed after the application deadline.
In every age group, the performances shall be conducted in an alphabetic order.
Highlights of Trumpet Days’ recent history:
In 2009, the concerts of the brass quintet 5deBrass (Spain). The master course was conducted by Prof. Adan Delgado Illada (Madrid), the current solo trumpeter of the Spanish National Symphony Orchestra.
In 2010, the visiting professor was Steven Verhaert (Royal Conservatoire Artesis University College of Antwerp, Belgium).
The 2011 Trumpet Days took place in cooperation with the Youth Winds Fest, which took place within the framework of the European Capital of Culture 2011. The guest soloist was the internationally recognized trumpet virtuoso Ruben Sime Gijon (Spain).
In 2013, the visiting professors were Simo Rantanen, Adomas Kontautas, Adn Delgado Illada, Miroslav Petkov, Boris Taburetkin and Enrique Rioja.
In 2014, the guest soloists were Philipp Hutter (trumpet, Switzerland) and Frederic Belli (trombone, Germany).
In 2015, visiting professors were Enrique Rioja (Madrid), Pasi Pirinen (Helsinki), Adomas Kontautas (Vilnius) and Boris Taburetkin (St. Petersburg). Ernesto Chulia and Adan Delgado Illada performed as soloists.
In 2016, the visiting professors and jury members were Massimo Spiga (Cagliari), Adomas Kontautas (Vilnius) and Boris Taburetkin (St. Petersburg). Miroslav Petkov, Francisco Pacho Flores and Neeme Ots performed as soloists.
In 2017, visiting professors and jury members were Charlie Porter (USA), Mario Martos Nieto (Germany/Spain), Fabio Brum (Brazil), Massimo Spiga (Italy), Adomas Kontautas (Lithuania) and Boris Taburetkin (Russia).
In 2019, visiting professors and jury members were Charlie Porter (USA), Fabio Brum (Brazil), Massimo Spiga (Italy), Guang Zhu (China), Laurynas Lape (Lithuania) and Boris Taburetkin (Russia).
Organizer: the Aavo Ots Music Studio
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