Complementary Piano



The application form for participation downloaded from the site should be filled in and sent with the accompanying documentation to the e-mail address, until January 31, 2020:
– scanned first page of pupil booklet / index / diploma,
– one color photo of the passport dimensions,
– confirmation of the registration fee payment to the organizer’s bank account number,
– short biography (maximum of 150 words), in Serbian and English (competitors from Serbia) and English (foreign competitors),
– link of the video recording according to the propositions on a google drive or similar, without any time limit of keeping the contents set.

*The video recording according to the competitor,s category of registration is submitted in the application form via the link (google drive and similar, without any time limit of keeping the contents set). Such a completed application form is sent to the above-mentioned email address.

*Video format: MP4, minimum resolutions HD Ready 720p (1280×720px)

* File name. The name of the file should contain: Category_ Competitor,s name and surname_Title of the composition_ ordinal number of the recording
Example: V_Petar_Petrović_Mozart_Sonata_Gdur_1.mp4

Each candidate should send a number of individual recordings (links) according to the time limit of the competition category.

Registration fee:
I, II, III – 20 EUR
IV, V – 25 EUR
VI, VII – 30 EUR

Deposit slip
User: Faculty of Arts in Niš
IBAN: RS35840000000024579055, University of Niš, Faculty of Arts, Kneginje Ljubice no 10, Niš, Serbia
SWIFT: NBSRRSBGXXX, National Bank of Serbia (NBS) Belgrade, Nemanjina 17, Serbia, DEUTDEFFXXX, Deutsche Bank AG, F / M, Taunusanle 12, Germany
Purpose of payment: Registration fee for Competition Constantine the Great Niš

The program for all categories is of free choice.

I – I and II year pupils of secondary school – program lasting up to 7 minutes
II – III and IV year pupils of secondary school – program lasting up to 10 minutes
III – piano duos of III and IV year pupils of secondary school – program lasting up to 10 minutes
IV – I and II year Faculty students – program lasting up to 15 minutes
V – III and IV year Faculty students – program lasting up to 20 minutes
VI – piano duos of all-years Faculty students – program lasting up to 15 minutes
VII – students of Master Academic Studies – program lasting up to 15 minutes

First prize – 93-99.9 points
Second prize – 86-92.99 points
Third prize – 80-85.99 points

The following three segments will be especially evaluated by the Jury:
1) stylistic realization and interpretation,
2) the tone quality and technical precision,
3) the overall impression.

The decisions of the Jury are final.

The organizer of the International Competition, Constantine the Great, is the Faculty of Arts in Niš, the University of Niš and the City of Niš.

The competition is completely realized via the Internet and in accordance with the Competition Rulebook (pdf).

The number of prizes awarded by the Jury is not limited.
All the awarded competitors will be given diplomas, and a special award called discipline Laureate is determined within each discipline.
The laureate awards will be delivered at the Gala concert/exibition, organized in honour of the City of Niš celebration – St. Emperor Constantine and Empress Helena from 1st -3rd June.
The laureate’s stay expenses are on the part of the organizer.
The media coverage of the whole project is provided by the organizer.

The results will be published on the site, according to the calendar of events.

September 2019 Announcing the Competition
January 31, 2020 Deadline for Application
Due to the great interest, the deadline is extended until 29th February 2020.
February 2020 Jurying
March 2020 The results
April – May 2020. Preparation for the Gala concert/exibition
1st -3rd June 2020. Gala concert/exibition and Awarding ceremony

Participants agree and give consent and the right to copy, publish and communicate, or present their work in printed and electronic media, publish it on the Facebook page of both the Competition and the Faculty of Arts in Niš. This permit/right has no geographical or time limit.


jury president

Frank Peters

Pianist / Amsterdam, NL

Milena Rajković

pianist / Niš, SRB

Antoni Lichomanow

Pianist / Warsaw, POL

Marta Kržić

Pianist / Ljubljana, SLO

Miloš Pavlović

Pianist / Belgrade, SRB

jury secretary

Dragan Jovanović


Nikola Varžić



IV Category

first-year students and second year students of the Faculty

Nikola Varžić


99.99 points

Marko Vesić


89.91 points

Nikola Janković


89.24 points

Milica Stojanović


88.58 points

Andrea Dimitrijević


87.25 points

Milan Stanković


85.25 points

Đorđe Đokić


76.59 points

V Category

third year students and fourth year students of the Faculty

Stefan Veljković


93.90 points

Predrag Pejić


92.57 points

Nikolija Bogdanović


89.24 points

Dejana Radanović


88.58 points

Ema Ćoćić


87.91 points

Ivona Stojkov


87.25 points

Hristina Mirković


87.25 points

Ana Đorđević


86.58 points

Danka Čović


83.25 points

VI Category

piano-duos of all-year students of the Faculty

Nika Rojko / Črt Lasbaher


95.24 points

Lara Šimičić / Nikola Varžić


94.57 points

VII Category

students of Master academic studies

Alma Oražem


96.57 points


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