Metelka Competition  

INTERNATIONAL VIOLIN MAKING COMPETITION
PRAGUE, May 31 – June 3, 2017

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RESULTS

V. Competition - 2017

International Violin Making Competition Prague
31. May - 3. June 2017



Final results (instrument+scroll+sound)

  1. Piotr Pielaszek (Poland), 40.000 CZK, awarded by Entente des Maitres Luthiers et Archetiers
  2. Václav Pikrt (Czech Republic), 30.000 CZK, awarded by LARK (Group) Limited
  3. Lison Bettler (Spain), 20.000 CZK, awarded by The National Museum

Results of scrolls, winner takes Jaromír Joo Award for the Best Scroll, 27.000 CZK
and first class material for a new scroll from FLAMEMAPLE

  1. Piotr Pielaszek (Poland), awarded by Circle of Czech Master Violin Makers
  2. Marianne Beatrice Jost (Italy)
  3. Lison Bettler (Spain)

Results of instruments, winner takes Gold Medal for the Best Work

  1. Lison Bettler (Spain), awarded by CremonaTools
  2. Václav Pikrt (Czech Republic)
  3. Marianne Beatrice Jost (Italy)

Results of sound, winner takes Gold Medal for the Best Sound

  1. Václav Pikrt (Czech Republic), awarded by WARCHAL
  2. Susanne Riebesehl (Germany)
  3. Piotr Pielaszek (Poland)

Prize for the Best Artistic Impression (instrument+scroll)

  1. Piotr Pielaszek (Poland), awarded by Jaroslav Svěcený, patron of the competition

Prize for the Best Technical Merit (instrument+scroll)

  1. Marianne Beatrice Jost (Italy), awarded by The Polish Violin Makers' Association

Prize for the Best Ground and Varnish

  1. Lison Bettler (Spain), awarded by The Polish Violin Makers' Association

Prize to the Best Czech Participant

  1. Václav Pikrt (Czech Republic), awarded by The City of Prague


Complete results in PDF:
Results of instruments, judging by jury - best 30 qualify for judging by competitors
Judging of instruments by jury - chart
Results of instruments, judging by competitors and jury (50%/50%)
Judging of 30 qualified instruments by competitors - chart
Results of scrolls, judging by competitors and jury (50%/50%)
Judging of scrolls by competitors - chart
Judging of scrolls by competitors - chart
Results of instruments + scrolls, judging by competitors and jury (50%/50%) - 20 qualify for tonal test
Results of sound, anonymous judging by competitors and jury
Judging of sound by competitors and jury - chart
Final results, instrument + scroll + sound
Final results, instrument + scroll + sound - judging by jury only
Final results, instrument + scroll + sound - judging by competitors only
Other prizes

Please take a look at the pictures from the Competition here. The photogallery is being continuously updated, therefore please keep checking it!

RESULTS OF PREVIOUS COMPETITIONS

IV. Competition - 2012

IV. International Věnceslav Metelka
Violin Making Festival
Náchod, April 24 - 28, 2012

Jury and participants judged together

  1. Krupa Krzystof - 3141,5 points
  2. Rózak Michal - 3134 points
  3. Hušek Pavel - 2818,5 points
  4. Slodyczka Tadeusz - 2748 points
  5. Semenugha Oleg - 2623 points
  6. Richter Jan - 2604 points
  7. Strnadel Lukáš - 2569 points
  8. Kohout Jaroslav - 2521,5 points
  9. Lindholm Stefan - 2484 points
  10. Kulcenty Piotr - 2428,5 points
  11. Siwica Jacek - 2307,5 points
  12. Bažant Jaromír - 2100,5 points
  13. Sedláček Libor - 2019 points

Festival Director Award for the Best Scroll: Rózak Michal
Circle of Czech Master Violinmakers Award for the Best Workmanship: Krupa Krzystof
Best Tone Award: Rózak Michal
Best Varnish Award: Krupa Kzystof
Best Artistic Impression Award: Krupa Krzystof
Special Jury Award for style: Lindholm Stefan
Public Award: Hušek Pavel
Mayor of Nachod Award for the Best Czech participant: Pavel Hušek

Interesting to compare: Workmanship evaluation of violins by-

-only JURY -only COMPETITORS
1. Krupa Krzystof Krupa Krzystof
2. Lindholm Stefan Rózak Michal
3. Rózak Michal Hušek Pavel
4. Kohout Jaroslav Slodyczka Tadeusz
5. Kulcenty Piotr Richter Jan
6. Slodyczka Tadeusz Strnadel Lukáš
7. Hušek Pavel Kulcenty Piotr
8. Semenugha Oleg Semenugha Oleg
9. Strnadel Lukáš Kohout Jaroslav
10. Richter Jan Siwica Jacek
11. Siwica Jacek Lindholm Stefan
12. Bažant Jaromír Bažant Libor
13. Sedláček Libor Sedláček Libor

III. Competition - 2008

III. International Věnceslav Metelka
Violin Making Festival
Náchod, April 23 - 26, 2008

  1. prize: František Kůs, Czech republic
  2. prize: Sandro Asinari, Italy
  3. prize: Marco Osio, Italy

Award for the best violin scroll: Michał Rózak, Poland
Award for the best artistic impresion: František Kůs, Czech republic
Award for the best final sound: Michał Rózak, Poland
Award for the best work: Sandro Asinari, Italy

II. Competition - 2004

II. International Věnceslav Metelka Violin Making Festival
Náchod, April 29 - May 2, 2004

A total of 37 violin makers from the Czech Republic, Slovakia, Poland, Russia, Germany, France, Italy and the USA have participated in the Festival.

  1. prize: Simone Morassi (Italy) - 3,000 Euro
  2. prize: Zhao Sinquan (USA) - 2,000 Euro
  3. prize: Jan Bartos (Italy) - 1,000 Euro

Award of the Festival Director for the best violin scroll: Zhao Sinquan (USA) - 1,000 Euro
Award of the Circle of Czech Master Violin Makers for the best varnish: Simone Morassi (Italy) - crystal vase
V. Metelka Award for the best Czech participant: Arpád Šivák (Czech Republic)
Several other specific material awards have been granted.

I. Competition - 1997

I. International Věnceslav Metelka Violin Making Festival
Náchod, May 1 - 4, 1997

  1. prize: Słodyczka Tadeusz (1), Polska (3.000,00 USD check ČSOB)
  2. prize: Słodyczka Tadeusz (2), Polska (2.000,00 USD check ČSOB)
  3. prize: Morassi Simeone (2), Italia (1.000,00 USD check ČSOB)
  4. prize: Morassi Simeone (1), Italia (quality material violin / Czech musical instruments)
  5. prize: Morassi Giovanni B., Italia (quality material violin / Czech musical instruments)
  6. prize: Łukasz Wojciech (1), Polska (quality material violin / Czech musical instruments)
  7. prize: Švýcarský Ivan, Czech (quality material violin / Czech musical instruments)
  8. prize: Prilipko Valeri (2), Italia (quality material violin / Czech musical instruments)
  9. prize: Łukasz Wojciech (2), Polska (quality material violin / Czech musical instruments)

Gold medal for the best sound - Łukasz Wojciech, Polska
Gold Medal for the best workmanship - Tadeusz Słodyczka, Polska
Mayor of Náchod Vladislav Židek Award for the best participant under 30 - Giovanni Battista Morassi, Italia
Award of the Festival director Mr. Joo for the best violin scroll - Giovanni Battista Morassi, Italia
Award of the Polish Union of artists for the most original contribution - Dalibor Bzirský, Czech
Award for the best Czech participant from Vladimír and Tomáš Pilař - Ivan Švýcarský, Czech