V. THE JURY
The Jury is composed of Italian and foreign prominent musicians, musicologist, critics and artists. Members of the Jury who currently have, or have had any teaching relationship with one or more contestants whithin the two years preceding the starting date of the Competition, must abstain from taking part in the discussion and the vote on the performance of the contestants who have been their pupils. Their abstaining must be clearly reported in the minutes. During the first meeting, each member of the Jury must sign a statement on their personal situation regarding the contestants with respect to the above.