C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

D0 note (18.35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

C0 note (16,35 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

F0 note (21.83 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

G0 note (24.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface

A0 note (27.50 Hz) — vibrating on liquid surface


Posted: January 4, 2017

1st International Composition Competition “Appassionato Ensemble”

Tags: Composers' Competition

The competition is open to composers of any nationality with no restriction on age. Each composer can participate with more than one piece by enrolling each composition separately and by sending each composition in separate envelope. The scores must be composed for the following organic (whole organic or any combination from 1 to 5 performers): Flute (Flute, Alto G Flute, Piccolo), Clarinet (Bb Clarinet...

Due date: Monday, April 10, 2017
Posted: December 16, 2016

2017 Composition Competition of the Fribourg International Festival of Sacred Music

Tags: Composers' Competition

The instrumental work should be inspired by the painting “Vanitas - Still life with skull” (Vanitas - Stillleben mit Totenkopf) by Sebastian Stoskopff (1597-1658) which is part of the Kunstmuseum Basel (Switzerland) collection; a photo of the painting can be found at the end of this brochure. The submitted composition must be exclusively for: • 1 viola, 1 bassoon, 2 trombones (T + B), 2 timpani, 1 harp ;...

Due date: Sunday, October 15, 2017
Posted: November 29, 2016

International Composition Competition for Junior String Quartet dedicated to the memory of Piero Farulli

Tags: Composers' Competition

Applications are open for the International Composition Competition for Junior String Quartet dedicated to the memory of Piero Farulli, viola of the legendary Quartetto Italiano and founder of the Scuola di Musica di Fiesole. The aim of the competition is to increase and enrich the virtually non-existent repertoire for young and very young players of stringed instruments, who will be encouraged and enabled to...

Due date: Friday, June 30, 2017
Posted: November 18, 2016

the 2017 Robot Keyboard Prize

Tags: Composers' Competition

In 2017, for the first time, the UnCaged Toy Piano (US) and Conlon Foundation (NL) will collaborate on a joint call for submissions for the 2017 Robot Keyboard Prize. For this year’s competition, we are seeking adventurous new works for Ranjit Bhatnagar's midi-controlled Robot Toy Piano. Innovative ways of integrating electronics are encouraged, but not mandatory. The prize for 1st place is a performance in...

Due date: Saturday, April 1, 2017
Posted: October 27, 2016

The finalists of the 5-Minute Piano Concerto Competition

Tags: Competitions' Result

Johannes Kalitzke (composer and conductor, Germany), Berislav Šipuš (composer and conductor, Croatia) and Daan Vandewalle (pianist, Belgium) confronted a challenging task – among 182 applied scored to distinguish 10 most successful ones which will be performed in April 2017 at the 29th MBZ. The finalists of the 5-Minute Piano Concerto Competition are: Christina Athinodorou, Cyprus, Evan T. Gallagher,...

Posted: October 27, 2016

winners of the composer competition RicordiLab

Tags: Competitions' Result

Sarah Nemtsov, Shiori Usui and Steffen Wick are the winners of the composer competition RicordiLab. A total of 217 composers from 45 different countries had applied. Selected works of the winners will be performed by the artistic partners Basel Sinfonietta, Southbank Centre and Staatstheater Cottbus. Read more...

Posted: October 26, 2016

The 2017 GAUDEAMUS AWARD NOMINEES have been selected

Tags: Festival, Composers' Competition, Competitions' Result

Tuesday, October 25, 2016 — A professional jury consisting of Mayke Nas, Christopher Trapani and Joe Cutler has drawn up a shortlist for the 2017 Gaudeamus Award. This incentive prize for composers up to 30 years of age was conferred for the first time in 1957. The hotly coveted international award consists of a composition commission worth € 5,000. No fewer than 288 scores from 36...

Posted: October 3, 2016

Malta International Choir Festival Composition Competition

Tags: Composers' Competition

In 2017, the Ministry for Tourism and the Malta Tourism Authority will be holding another edition of the Malta International Choir Festival between 2 and 5 November. As part of the structural components of the festival the organising committee is pleased to launch the 2nd edition of the Malta International Festival Composition Competition. The aim of this competition is to choose the best composition that will...

Due date: Friday, March 31, 2017
Posted: October 3, 2016


Tags: Competitions' Result

The Mercosur Cultural Network reports that the outstanding argentinian composer Alicia Terzian has been awarded the MERCOSUR CULTURAL NETWORK, award for her outstanding work in the field of creation as well as diffusion of contemporary music within the country and around the world. Read more...

Posted: September 12, 2016

Anthony Vine wins Gaudeamus Award 2016

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The 70th edition of Gaudeamus Muziekweek has come to an end. After the closing concert in TivoliVredenburg on Sunday 11 September the winner of the Gaudeamus Award 2016 was announced. From the hands of director Henk Heuvelmans composer Anthony Vine (1988, USA) received the prestigious award. Vine is now included in the respectable hall of fame with previous winning composers such as Yannis...