Prizes


1. There are 3 prizes per category (first, second and third prizes), along with honorable mentions and certificates of participation.

2. No ex-aequo prize shall be awarded in any category.

Categories E, F and G
1st prize – Certificate + Trophy
2nd prize – Certificate + Trophy
3rd prize – Certificate + Trophy

Category D
1st prize – Certificate + Trophy + Masterclass in Guitar, Flute and Trumpet at the 19th Further Training Courses of Music at AMPB
2nd prize – Certificate + Trophy
3rd prize – Certificate + Trophy

Category C
1st prize – 200.00€ + Trophy (Josefino Gomes Oliveira & Filhos, Lda Prize)
2nd prize – 100.00€ + Trophy (Fábrica de Papel e Cartão da Zarrinha, SA Prize –Guitar) + (Fábrica de Papel da Lapa, Lda Prize – Trumpet) + (Viana Música – Music Tools, Lda Prize – Flute)
3rd prize – 50.00€ + Trophy

Category B
1st prize – 450.00€ + Trophy
2nd prize – 250.00€ + Trophy
3rd prize – 150.00€ + Trophy (Amadeus Instrumentos Musicais de Ovar Prize- Guitar) + (Combipack-Sistemas e artigos de embalagem Prize – Flute) + (Lafitte Cork Portugal Prize – Trumpet)

Category A
1st prize – 600.00€ + 500.00€ Santa Maria da Feira City Council Prize, for holding a Concert at City Hall + Trophy (M.A. Silva Cortiças, Lda Prize)
2nd prize – 300.00€ + Trophy (Parish Council of Paços de Brandão Prize )
3rd prize – 200.00€ + Trophy (Guitar house Prize – Guitar)

  • The top-ranked winners for each instrument will take part in the Opening Concert at the 2019 Paços’ Premium International Competition;
  • A concert included in the 2019 FIMUV – “Festival Internacional de Música de Paços de Brandão” (Paços de Brandão International Music Festival, FIMPB) for the first-prize winners in the competition’s highest categories.

3. Revelation Prize and Award for Best Performance of a Portuguese or Spanish Piece: the panel of judges shall select the candidates in each instrument; winners will be invited to take part in the Opening Concert of the 2019 Paços’ Premium.

4. A concert with the Youth Orchestra of Santa Maria da Feira, as a soloist, for the first-prize winners in the competition’s highest categories. This offer is intended for first-prize winners in category A.

5. Prize for the “best performance of piece by J. Rodrigo” worth 100 euros for Guitar and Flute.

6. Excellence Award: at the end of the Winners’ Concert, the committee comprising the AMPB’s Educational Board, the Artistic Director of the Paços de Brandão International Music Festival or the Chairperson of the CiRAC and a member of “Tuna Musical Brandoense” will select the candidate that most stood out during said Concert, who shall be invited to participate in the Paços
de Brandão International Music Festival in 2019.

7. Certificate of participation for every contestant.

8. The official awards ceremony shall take place at the Winners’ Concert, where all winning contestants shall undertake to be present. Should a winning contestant not be on hand at this ceremony, (s)he shall not be awarded the corresponding prize and certificate.