SEYDEL open - CHILE 2015

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Chile SEYDEL open 2nd Contest - ­ Harmonica Competition

Dear harmonica player, welcome to the Chile SEYDEL open, 2015.

Each harmonica player an artist as well, for that reason SEYDEL with Armonica Store Chile ­ > ­ will present the second version of the SEYDEL open Contest in Chile, the most important harmonica event in the country and within South America, which will house the largest number of harmonica players in one day. Everyone will develop their improvisation skills with a professional live band to win the competition and get an important position within the Chile and South American scene.

The SEYDEL open competition is completely open to the public and it was founded in 2007 as part of the prestigious harmonica-festival Mundharmonika-Live in Klingenthal, Germany. This time we will meet in Santiago de Chile - for the second time - a unique event in South America.

A panel of experts composed of the best and most prominent harmonica players in Chile will evaluate the performances of the participants, together with the audience who also give their voting. There will be many SEYDEL gifts for the audience and contestants.


Each contestant must choose one of the following tracks to participate:



1) small: Chicago Blues Shuffle - key of E
2) small: Swing Shuffle Blues- key of A
3) small: Swing Shuffle Blues- key of G
4) small: Slow Blues Minor - key of Bm
5) small: Funky Blues- key of C
6) small: Slow Blues- key of G

>DOWNLOAD all titles (zip)



To participate you must send an email to >[email protected], give your name, ID, age, phone number, city and title to participate. You will receive an email confirming with more details for your participation in the contest.  

The first 20 participants will receive a SEYDEL gift (harmonica models 1847 Classic, Silver, Summer Session Steel, Big Six Color or a harmonica belt)!




1. The registration is completely free until December 15th at 00:00 hrs.

2. The competition will be held on Saturday 3 January 2015 at 21:00. Grez Bar located in Antonia Lopez de Bello 76, Barrio Bellavista, Santiago de Chile.

3. Contestants must be present at 20:00 in the venue.

4. Winners will be chosen by a jury of the most famous harmonica players in the country (70%) and the audience (30%).

5. The jury will judge the following: technique, interpretation, musicality, communication with the band, communication with the public and stage presence.

6. Each participant may only use the harmonica microphone and amplifier provided by the organization, or, the vocal microphone on stage.

7. The tracks are just for reference, the length of each song will depend on the participant according to the criteria that the jury assessed.

8. Prizes for the winners are:

1st winner: 1x ­ SEYDEL 1847 Classic + 1x SEYDEL 1847 SILVER

2nd winner: 1x ­ SEYDEL 1847 SILVER

3rd winner: 1x Summer Edition SESSION STEEL

9. All results will also be posted on the official Seydel homepage:


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