Competitions

Competition suggestion from the members

Every year, a system involving local juries from member sections of the ISCM selects the works to be performed at the WNMD Festival. There are of course also a wide variety of other competitions for composers and musicians, and some of the most relevant ones are listed here.

The winners of the 2011 Brass Initiative Composition Search are…

the winners of the 2011 Brass Initiative Composition Search are…Adam Jones , J. Clay Gonzalez , Alex Siever, Roger May , Andrew Hoole , Peter Knight , Chris Bassett, Dave Wolfson, Isamu Tachihara, Roger Zare, Rich Byrd, Tyler Capp ….read more

Toru Takemitsu Composition Award 2011

Mr.Salvatore Sciarrino, judge of the Toru Takemitsu Composition Award 2011, has chosen the following 4 orchestral works out of 120 entries from 39 countries eligibly accepted by 30 September 2010.. These four nominated works will be performed on 18 January 2012 at the Tokyo Opera City Concert Hall : Takemitsu Memorial ….read more

Richard Rijnvos has been awarded the prestigious Matthijs Vermeulen Prize 2011

Richard Rijnvos has been awarded the prestigious Matthijs Vermeulen Prize 2011 for his song cycle Die Kammersängerin. The prize will be presented on 22 June 2011 during a Holland Festival production in the Muziekgebouw aan ‘t IJ (Amsterdam). The concert will feature a fully staged performance of the award winning work by Marijje van Stalen…

58 th International Rostrum of Composers

acchina per scoppiare Pagliacci (2010) for orchestra by Italian composer Francesco FILIDEI (born 1973) and Abismo al Abismo (2011), an electroacoustic piece by young Argentinean composer Juan Pablo NICOLETTI (born 1983) are the works selected by radio music producers participating in the 58 th International Rostrum of Composers (IRC) held at the ORF Funkhaus in…

On Sunday, April 17th, the American percussionist Brian Archinal was awarded the first prize of the International Gaudeamus Interpreters Competition 2011

On Sunday, April 17th, the American percussionist Brian Archinal was awarded the first prize (€ 4.500) of the International Gaudeamus Interpreters Competition 2011. He was one of the five finalists who battled it out for the three prizes. Following his second round audition with All facing upwards van Piet-Jan van Rossum and Corporel by Vinko…

Martijn Padding is the recipient of the Edison in its new category De Ontdekking (The Discovery)

The Edison Foundation has announced that Martijn Padding is the recipient of the Edison in its new category De Ontdekking (The Discovery) for his work ‘Three Concerti’. The jury was unanimous: “so, contemporary music can sound sunny, playful and uncomplicated.” ….read more

Nikos Ioakeim, Wilko Jordens, Yu Oda and Christiaan Richter are selected for the Final concert of the Henriëtte Bosmans- and Tera de Marez Oyensprijs

Nikos Ioakeim, Wilko Jordens, Yu Oda and Christiaan Richter are selected for the Final concert of the Henriëtte Bosmans- and Tera de Marez Oyensprijs, stimulating prizes for young composers….read more