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The International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) is a premier forum for the advancement, dissemination and interchange of new music from around the world. Through ISCM, our members promote contemporary music in all its varied forms, strengthening musical life in their local contexts and making their music and its creators known to world.

In Memoriam Sukhi Kang (1934-2020)

ISCM Honorary Member Sukhi Kang, a composer who is regarded as a master of contemporary Korean music, died of a chronic disease on 16 August 2020 at dawn, aged 86. Born in 1934, Kang was from Seoul and graduated from Seoul National University’s Department of Composition. In 1966, he released Korea’s first electronic music, Feast…

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ISCM Extraordinary General Assembly to be Scheduled Online Via Zoom on 27 June 2020 from 14:00 – 16:00 PM CEST

Due to the pandemic of COVID-19 and all related restrictions, our planned 2020 General Assembly in New Zealand had to be cancelled. The Executive Committee has been working hard to create an opportunity for us to meet virtually.

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1st Hangzhou Contemporary Music Festival “Art Creation Awards” International Orchestral Composition Competition 2020

1st Hangzhou Contemporary Music Festival “Art Creation Awards” International Orchestral Composition Competition 2020 The 1st “Art Creation Awards” International Orchestral Composition Competition 2020 is one of the events of the Hangzhou Contemporary Music Festival 2020 to encourage young composers to create more original works. Rather than just a single-orientation competition, it is blended with concerts,…

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16th SUN RIVER PRIZE Students’ New Music Composition Competition Chengdu, P.R. China, 2020

16th SUN RIVER PRIZE Students’ New Music Composition Competition Chengdu, P.R. China, 2020 ◆Sponsored by Sichuan Conservatory of Music ◆Organized by Composition Department of Sichuan Conservatory of Music ISCM-Chengdu section Research Institute of Composition Technique of Sichuan Conservatory of Music ◆Chairmen of the Organizing Committee Prof. Zhou Siyuan Chairperson of Sichuan Conservatory of Music Council…

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ISCM World New Music Days 2020 Postponed

ANNOUNCEMENT – 16 March 2020 With much sadness, I must announce that the double festival of ISCM World New Music Days and Asian Composers League Festival cannot take place in 2020. We were very much looking forward to presenting this ambitious double festival for the first time in Aotearoa New Zealand. This difficult decision has…

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BREAKING NEWS Re ISCM WNMD 2020

Due to travel restrictions and other measures that are evolving very quickly on a global scale, we are aware that most international visitors to New Zealand will be unable to travel to the ISCM2020 World New Music Days / Asian Composers League 2020 Festival. We are working through the implications with the Executive Committees of…

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2014 – ISCM Young Composer Award (supported by Music on Main) – Stefan Prins

On 12 October 2014, at the final concert on of the ISCM World Music Days in Wrocław, Poland, the winner of the 2014 ISCM Young Composer Award (supported by Music on Main) was announced. It is the aim of the ISCM to promote exposure, research, and performance of contemporary music on an international scale, and…

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Winners List of the 8th RACC 2019

First Prize: The Solitary’s dream – For Flute, Pipa, Erhu, Piano and String Quartet Composer Sheng Meng (China) Second Prize: Pendulum Trigonometry – For Erhu, Violin, Cello, Pipa and Piano Composer Kevin Lang (Austria) LvYao – For Xindi, Pipa, Erhu, Piano, 2 Violins, Viola, Cello and Double Bass Composer Wang Ruiqi (China) Third Prize: Lyrical…

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The 9th Rivers Awards Composition Competition (RACC) 2020

— Regulations —— I. General ProvisionsThe Rivers Awards Composition Competition aims to promote extensive exchange between Chinese and Western music, encouraging innovative and explorative composition for Chinese and Western musical instruments, and build a high-end platform to introduce outstanding original musical works to the public. II. OrganizationHost: Shanghai Conservatory of Music(SHCM)Organizer: The Composition Department of…

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