Awards 2011 First Section

18 April 2011

The Sociedad Musical la Armónica de San Antonio de Requena (Valencia) gets the first prize in the First Section

On Sunday we had the pleasure of listening to bands four contestants. The work required, Polifemo y Galatea, written for the fifth edition of our competition by composer and member of the jury Andres Valero-Castells, was a real gift. Effected, rich sound image with a spectacular orchestration, allowed all four bands had a score to enjoy it, both as musicians and the audience applauded that.

The level of the four bands was excellent, it is clear that the final score, very tight as they were performing the proposals that we have the pleasure of listening.

One day the House of Culture Senia was full of spectators, both the people and the companions of each side, with his presence and his support encouraged the applause for each of the performances.

After deliberation by the International Jury composed by master: Andres Valero-Castells (Valencia), Thomas Doss (Austria) and Carlo Pirolo (Italy) the outcome of the final day was as follows:
First Prize: Sociedad Musical la Armónica de San Antonio de Requena (Valencia)
Second Prize: Ateneo Musical Schola Cantorum de la Vall d'Uixó (Castellón).

The two other groups participating are: Sociedad Filarmónica Unión Musical de Agost (Alicante) Agrupación Musical Atlántida de Matam (Vigo).

The euphoria of winning the applause of his followers, and the disappointment of the components of other bands are part of the dynamics of the competition. We, as organizers, we can only thank the work, enthusiasm and quality achieved by all interpretations, which became the fifth edition in one of the most spectacular lived in our House of Culture.

Now we want to match your dedication and your work with the work involved in preparing the sixth edition 2012, which attempt to overcome new musical and organizational goals and, purportedly, correct any mistakes that have arisen in these two-day event.

See you all at the VI International Contest for Band of La Senia.