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DAL DERBY

NATIONAL YOUTH SINGING COMPETITION

Dal Derby országos diák énekverseny 1
Dal Derbi országos diák énekverseny 2

APPLICATION DEADLINE:
MAY 5, 2024

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ABOUT THE COMPETITION

The organizer of the competition is the Budapest Musical School performing arts talent management program.

The purpose of the competition is to conduct an national stage singing competition for the 8-25-year-old age group, based on knowledge beyond the requirements of the National Core Curriculum and the matriculation exam in order to discover talented students. "Dal Derby" provides a high-quality, independent forum for talented young people interested in musical theatre to showcase  their singing talent in front of the general public and a recognized professional jury.

The main sponsor of the event is the Hungarian National Talent Program.

STRUCTURE OF THE COMPETITION

The competition has two rounds.

The contestants must prepare with a total of three songs for the whole competition.

International students are welcome to join the competition.

FIRST ROUND

Online round.

Application conditions:

  • registration at the online interface, 

  • uploading a video to the online interface (which contains one of the three songs)

  • signed consent form uploaded to the online interface

  • transfer of the entry fee.

Application deadline: May 5, 2024 

Entry fee: solo: HUF 6,000, duet: HUF 8,000, group: HUF 10,000

"Early bird" entry fee untl April 5:  solo: HUF 4000, duet: HUF 6000, group: HUF8000!

*further details under competition rules

SECOND ROUND

In front of a professional jury and audience.

The participants prepare for the final with the remaining two songs, from which the jury chooses.

Conditions for participation: delivery of a musical base to the competition, payment of the entry fee

Registration fee in case of passing: solo: 3000 HUF duet: 4000 HUF, group: 5000 HUF

Date and place of the final:  2024. June 8. Lóvasút Cultural and Event Center (1121 Budapest, Zugligeti út 64.)

PRIZES

The jury will award first, second, third, and special prizes to the competitors, and sponsor prizes will also be awarded. 

All contestants who reach the Final will receive a commemorative certificate

The first, second and third place winners and special award winners will receive a medal and a certificate.

Main Prize: Music video shoot with studio recording and professional staff.

Special Award: Free participation in the summer intensive course of Budapest Musical School

In addition, other supporting prizes, educational and performance-related offers will be distributed.

GENRE CATEGORIES

1. MUSICAL

2. MUSICAL AND DANCE

3. MUSICAL PROFESSIONAL

4. POP-ROCK

5. OTHER ENTERTAINMENT GENRES

*description of genres is found under competiton rules.

AGE GROUPS

CHILDREN : 8-12 year-olds

JUNIOR: 13-16 year-olds

YOUTH: 17-20 year-olds

ADULT 21-25 year-olds

PERFORMANCE FORMATIONS

SOLO

DUET

GROUP (3-10 people)

THE JURY

Várkonyi Mátyás Dal Derby zsűri

MÁTYÁS VÁRKONYI

Ferenc Erkel - prize-winning composer, lyricist, conductor. The founder and leader of the bands ZéGé and Generál, the creator and founder-director of the legendary Rock Theater, he is part of many great moments in Hungarian rock history.

His musical pieces are constantly put on programs of Hungarian and foreign theatres. The number of performances registered in the Theater Database: composer-24, conductor-11, composer and conductor-5.

Berecz Bea Dal Derby Zsűri

BEA BERECZ

Nagy Sándor Dal Derby zsűri

SÁNDOR NAGY

Pánczél Klaudia Dal Derby Zsűri

KLAUDIA PÁNCZÉL

Bea has been teaching in music schools since 1995. 

In 1999, she graduated from the vocal department of the Liszt Ferenc Academy of Music.

She participated as a singer in the Szekeres Madrigal Choir, the Operetta World Company and the National Philharmonic Choir. She has been singing in the band Apostol since 1998.

She worked with the Maladype Company, the Bárka Theatre and the Kolibri Theatre.
She is currently an employee of the Pintér Company and a vocal choach at Katona József Theatre and Örkény Theatre.

Since 2016, she has been a vocal and voice training teacher at the University of Theatre and Film.

Mari Jászai prize-winning actor and singer. In 2005, he graduated from the University of Theatre and Drama, majoring in operetta-musical, and signed a contract with the Madách Theatre the same year. 

From 2005 to 2010, he was a member of the band Adagio.

The general public could see him in the main role of musicals, concerts, films and TV shows, and he can claim many accolades for his work.

At Madách Theatre, you can currently see him in Jesus Christ Superstar, The Fairytale Car and  Endre Ady's Loves.

Klaudia is an opera singer and actress. Music has been an important part of her life since her childhood. She graduated from the University of Szeged with an excellent degree in classical singing, and won the podium of several international singing competitions. She regularly performs at opera and operetta performances. 

As a mentor of Budapest Musical School's talent management program, she is experienced in talent management. She is passionate about familiarizing children with the genres of musical theatre and acts regularly in opera performances staged for young viewers.

 

Enter the competition  at our online interface

To apply, log in to your Google account. If you don't have a Google account, sign up for one. To see the interface fully in English, right click on the form in your browser and click TRANSLATE TO ENGLISH.

To apply you must:

  • Fill out the Google form

  • Upload a video with a short introduction and a song

  • Upload signed, scanned consent form

  • Acceptance of competition rules

  • Adoption of data management regulations

  • Payment of entry fee (conditions for payment under competition rules)

Study the Competition Rules in order to understand the regulations and course of the competition, the precise definition of the categories and age groups, the conditions of application and participation.

Download the Consent Form, print it and upload the signed form to the application interface in PDF format. Application are validated by uploading the signed declaration. For minor competitors parental signature is needed.

Read and understand the Data Processing Policy. Application is subject to acceptance of the data management policy.

In case of questions, contact us: +36 20 549 0893, bpmusicaliskola@gmail.com

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