The international woodwind competition hülsta woodwinds is open
for flute, recorder, clarinet, saxophone, oboe, and bassoon.
The competition is organized by the GWK and hülsta. The Musikhochschule
Münster / Music Conservatoire Münster is partner of hülsta
woodwinds. The general management and the artistic direction of the competition
lies with the GWK.
hülsta woodwinds will be held from 28 October to 1 November 2011
at the Musikhochschule Münster / Music Conservatoire Münster
in Germany. The competition rounds are open for public viewing. The prizes
will be awarded in a special ceremony, including a public concerto of
the prize winners on 9 March 2012 in Münster.
The winners of hülsta woodwinds are expected to meet international
standards of musical maturity and public performance. Judgement criteria
are artistic personality, musical interpretation and technical proficiency.
hülsta woodwinds is open to soloists of all nationalities who at
the time of the competition are no older than 27 years. They must be enrolled
in or have graduated from a music conservatoire, or enjoy comparable private
The number of participants is limited. Upon evaluation of all submitted
the competition management will select the competitors. Applicants are
not entitled to acceptance; application does not guarantee a place in
An international jury evaluates the competitors’ performances. All
decisions of the jury are fi nal and incontestable.
The GWK and hülsta hold unlimited rights to use the names, biographical
data and photos of the participants for their own purposes of public relations,
as long as these are associated with the competition. The organizers of
the competition reserve the right to record each performance of the competition
and the award ceremony in video and audio media. They furthermore hold
the rights, now and in future, to use this material for documentation
and hülsta woodwinds marketing in all national and international
media. The competitors have no claim to compensation.
By signing the application, the applicant confirms his / her acceptance
of the general regulations of the competition as well as of the presentation
In case of an accident involving the applicant, in case of any losses
or material damage to an applicant’s instrument and /or personal
belongings, the competition organizers are not liable.
Only the German text of the general regulations is valid. The English
version is for convenience purposes only. There is no right of appeal.