VolXmusik Grandprix Biberach

General Info

VolXmusik as a crossover of traditional folk music and elements of jazz, hip-hop, pop or reggae is enjoying an ever growing fan base. Brass music is in vogue again. For this reason, the Cultural Office of the City of Biberach has awarded a Grandprix der VolXmusik for the first time in 2015. After the successes of the first three years, the VolXmusik Grandprix will go the fourth round on January 25th 2020 in the Gigelberghalle Biberach. The intention of the competition is to promote and demand young musicians of VolXmusik. In addition, the genre is to be offered a platform to anchor itself more deeply in the consciousness of the population.

The following prizes will be awarded:

1st prize 2.000 €
2nd prize 1.000 €
3rd prize 500 €
4th - 5th price 300 €

Audience Award: 500€

The contest is open for ensembles with two to twenty musicians.It doesn't matter if the band plays instrumental or with vocals, nor is the stile of music stricly defined. A formal musical education is not necessary, so all thrilled musicians can apply to the contest. The length of the show in the finals is limited to 25 minutes.

 

Timetable (changes reserved)

September: Application Start, on this Website
December 1st 2019: Application Deadline
December 20th 2019: Announcement of the Finalists
January 25th 2020: Finals in the Gigelberghalle Biberach

organization

City of Biberach, Department of Culture: Klaus Buchmann, Julian Gröschl

organizer

City of Biberach, Department of Culture