Department of Culture and Tourism of Odessa City Council, Embassy of Belgium in Ukraine, International Association of Adolphe Sax, the Eurasian saxophone Association, Ukrainian National Tchaikovsky Academy of Music, Odessa State Music Lyceum named after Professor Stolyarsky, The Organizing Committee invites saxophonists up to 25 years old to participate in the Fourth International contest of young performers «Golden saxophone» from 27th-30th of June in Odessa.

Age groups:

  • «Saxophonissimo» up to 13 years old
  • The Intermediate group 14 - 17 years old
  • The Senior group: 18-25 years old

The jury — representatives of the leading saxophone schools of the USA and European countries.

The jury will award the title of Winner of the 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree, the title of Winner of 1st, 2nd and 3rd degree in each age category.

All participants will be awarded with diplomas, prizes and souvenirs from partner companies and manufacturers of musical instruments accessories. Travel expenses and accommodations are the sole responsibility of the participant.

Organizing fee:

  • For Senior and Middle group — 100 EUR (at the rate of NBU).
  • Saxophonissimo group: 50 EUR (at the rate of NBU).

The competition is held in two rounds. In the second round, participants are allowed, according to the decision of the jury.

The jury’s decision is final and not appealable.

The winners of the contest are invited to perform in the final gala concert accompanied by a string orchestra, which will be held on JUNE 30th 2022.

Accepting applications until May 1st, 2022.