The Maria Canals Association organizes a number of activities to encourage the universalization of musical practice, under the “Jo hi toco” (“I can play”) program. The program’s main activities are:
If you play piano, we invite you to upload a video of yourself in the “Players gallery”. Any person or group of people may upload videos of themselves playing to our Youtube channel called “Player’s Gallery”. In this way, we want to show that making music and playing an instrument can be fulfilling, and within everybody’s reach.
Before starting to play (in your video), we ask you to say: “CAN YOU PLAY? JOHITOCO”. Then, you may introduce yourself, mention the piece you are about to play, and explain what playing the piano means for you. After this, you can play the piece you have selected.
How to upload your video
First of all you have to record the video with a mobile phone or camera, at home, at school or elsewhere. The video should be no longer than 5 minutes.
In addition to the recording of the performance, we ask you to introduce yourself, the piece you are about to play (you might want to edit the name of this piece on the image), and especially tell us what playing or singing means for you.
Once the video is recorded you should upload it to YouTube. We ask you for the link in order to upload the video to the Player gallery.
Once the video is on YouTube, you can upload your video to the player gallery. When you click "upload your video", you must fill out a registration form.
Editing the video on Youtube channel
When you upload the video on your Youtube channel, we ask you to add the following information in its description, in order to make the search easier when it is later uploaded in the Player's Gallery:
When you upload the video on your Youtube channel, we ask you to add the following information in its description, in order to make the search easier when it is later uploaded in the “Player’s Gallery”:
- “[name and surname] [instrument] [piece] [composer] – I can play! Maria Canals 2016
- What is you relationship with piano? Why do you play? What does playing the piano mean to you?
- tags: name, instrument, piece, composer, city, music school
Fill in the form
In order to participate, please, fill in the following form.
View the videos at the youtube channel !
A number of prizes will be offered for those who have uploaded their videos.
-Prize for the most viewed video
- Prize for the video with the best description (reasons for playing the piano)
- Prize for the video with the best editing
The winners will receive 2 tickets for the final, and the recordings of Pare Antoni Soler’s piano sonatas by previous winners of the piano competition.
The staff of the competition will award the prizes for the video with the best description and the video with the best editing. To be eligible, the videos must be uploaded before April 30th, 2016.
All those who upload a video in the “Player's gallery”, will participate in the draw of the “Maria Canals Experience”. The “Maria Canals Experience” is a set of unique and exhilarating piano experiences in prime locations. Once the competition is over, a number of experiences will be randomly drawn among the participants who uploaded their video before April 30th, 2016.
All those who upload a video of themselves playing in the “Galeria dels vídeos”, will receive an invitation for the first or second round of the competition, held at the Petit Palau. If the first and second rounds of the 2016 competition have already taken place when the video is uploaded, the invitations will be valid for the 2017 competition. To obtain these tickets, you must send an email to firstname.lastname@example.org, indicating your availability (date and time of the day: morning or afternoon), in addition to the link of the video you have uploaded in the “Player’s Gallery”.
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