Georgian Competition of Musician-Performers

The Competition was established in 1995. The founders of the competition are: "Georgian Music Competitions Fund", Tbilisi City Hall, The Ministry of Culture and Monuments Protection of Georgia; the general sponsor is TBC Bank. Georgian Competition of Musician-Performers is quadrennial, consists of 3 rounds and the following four specialties: piano, solo-singing, strings and winds instruments. All citizens of Georgia under age of 16-30 can participate in the competition. The competition envisages as well out of competition audition for especially gifted pupils under 16, in all the categories mentioned above (except solo-singing). The Sixth Georgian Competition of Musician-Performers was held between 15-27 of  April, 2015, in Tbilisi

  1. Ministry of Culture and Monument Protection of Georgia
  2. Municipality of Tbilisi
  3. V. Sarajishvili Tbilisi State Conservatoire
  4. Z. Paliashvili Tbilisi State Theatre of Opera and Ballet
  5. Foundation for Promoting of Young Musicians “SOLO”
  6. European Piano Teachers’ Association in Georgia “Epta-Georgia”
  7. Embassies of Turkey, Latvia, France and Switzerland in Georgia
  8. Goethe-Institute Georgia
  9. British Centre
  10. German Firm “SAITE” – Strings and Accessories for Instruments
  11. “ERNST & YOUNG“   and Mr. Gia Bazghadze
  12. Mrs. Tamar Gabarashvili
  13. Irma Gigani
  14. H.E. Tomáš Pernický– Ambassador of Szech Republich in Georgia

PIANO

I PRIZE - David Jinjikhadze

II PRIZE - Tedo Diakonidze

III PRIZE - Salome Modebadze

 

SOLO SINGING

I PRIZE - NOT AWARDED

II PRIZE - Tina Mamulashvili (soprano)

III PRIZE - Lasha Sesitashvili (baritone)

 

 

 

STRING INSTRUMENTS

 I PRIZE – Sandro Sidamonidze (cello)

II PRIZE - Mariam Chikvaidze (violin)

III PRIZE - Beka Maisuradze (cello)

 

 

 WIND INSTRUMENTS

I PRIZE - Ilya Shermadini (flute)

II PRIZE – Nodar  Bitsadze (clarinet)

III PRIZE – Nika Eradze (bassoon)

 

 

 

THE REST OF THE CONTESTANTS ADMITTED TO THE FINAL ROUND WERE AWARDED DIPLOMAS AND MONETARY PRIZES 300 – 300 GEL:

 

PIANO                      Tamar Jincharadze, Tamta Maghradze,  Lasha Kvaratskhelia

SOLO SINGING      Goderdzi Janelidze (bass), Mariam Gogotchuri (soprano), Givi Gigineishvili (bass), Giorgi Tsamalashvili (baritone)

STRINGS                 Natia Chilashvili (violin), Mariam Mamadashvili (violin), Giorgi Khatalev  (violin)

WINDS                   Tamar Sakandelidze (flute), Nodar Mdivani (clarinet), Valerian Saatashvili (trumpet)

 

 

THE BEST ACCOPMANISTS WERE AWARDED DIPLOMAS AND MONETARY PRIZES 300 – 300 GEL:   

Nestan Guniava (winds),   Inga Lobjanidze (strings)

 

 

SPECIAL PRIZES AND AWARDS OF THE COMPETITION:

Prize of the Z.Paliashvili Tbilisi Opera and Ballet Theatre for the First Prize Winner of the solo singing category – Tinatin Mamulashvili (soprano);

The Prize of the Fund “SOLO” Foundation for Promoting Young Musicians – Favorite of “SOLO” – Sandro Sidamonidze (cello);

 

                                                                           

 

THE BEST OUT-OF COMPETITION PARTICIPANTS WERE AWARDED:

 

The Prize of the Ambassador of the republic of Latvia to Georgia, H.E. Elita Gavele – Tinatin Koberidze (violin, grade IX, Tbilisi);

The Prize of the Ambassador of the Czech Republic to Georgia, Mr. Tomáš Pernický – Mariam Muchiashvili (piano, grade V, Tbilisi);

The Prize of the Embassy of Turkey in Georgia – Elene Chkhartishvili (violin, grade V, Tbilisi);

The Prize of the Embassy of France – Nana Goliadze (flute, grade VI, Tbilisi);

The Prize of the Embassy Switzerland in Georgia – Saba Sharashenidze (clarinet, grade VI, Kutaisi);

The Prize of the Goethe Institute of Georgia – Ana Kosolidze (piano, grade V, Tbilisi);

The Prize of the British Center – Nikoloz Japaridze (violin, grade VI, Tbilisi);

The Company ERNST & YOUNG Prize – Aleksandre Shubitidze (piano, grade VI, Tbilisi);

The “Temur Akhobadze Prize” – Irakli Pkhakadze (piano, grade V, Tbilisi);

Mrs. Tamara Gabarashvili nominative prize – Teona Jintchveladze (violin, grade IV, Telavi);

The German Company “Zaite” Prize – “Strings and Accessories” – Katarine Gegelia (violin, grade III, Kutaisi);

The “Tengiz Amirejibi Prize” - Mariam Kukhianidze (piano, grade V, Tbilisi);

The Georgian chamber orchestra “KONCERTINO TBILISSI” Prize – Revaz Khaindrava (cello, grade IV, Tbilisi).

 

PIANO            

  1. VLADIMIR TROPP (Chairman)
  2. Maia Adamia (Georgia/UK)
  3. Nodar Nakaidze 
  4. Manana Neidze 
  5. Revaz Takidze

SOLO SINGING        

  1. BADRI MAISURADZE (Chairman)
  2. Zaza  Azmaiparashvili
  3. Temur Gugushvili 
  4. Irena Milkeviciute
  5. Mzia Nioradze

STRINGS        

  1. OTAR CHUBINISHVILI (Chairman)
  2. Ingrida Armonaite
  3. Zurab Gabunia 
  4. Samson Gonashvili
  5. Shavleg Shilakadze

WOOD-WINDS        

  1. OMAR MINDORASHVILI (Chairman)
  2. Algirdas Budrys
  3. Levan Gotsiridze
  4. Alexander Kocherzhenko 
  5. Davit Mukeria

OUT-OF-COMPETITION JURY
PIANO            

  1. REVAZ TAKIDZE (Chairman)
  2. Manana Kandelaki, 
  3. Medea (Nana) Shaladze