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Faroe Islands Playlist

MATRIX has Assembled a Faroe Islands Music Playlist to Celebrate the Upcoming 2024 ISCM WNMD

MATRIX, the Flemish Section of ISCM, has assembled a Faroe Islands music playlist in celebration of the upcoming 2024 ISCM World New Music Days which takes place on the islands from 22 June to 1 July. Starting on 3 June, for each day leading up to the Festival, MATRIX has posted a “Faroe Islands recommended…

Eva Zöllner playing the accordion

Composers Invited to Apply to the 9th Sterkfontein Composers Meeting

Composers from the international community are invited to apply to attend the 9th Sterkfontein Composers Meeting, which will take place from 4-15 December 2024 at the Nirox Foundation in Johannesburg, South Africa. The Sterkfontein Composers Meeting brings together the best young African composers every year in South Africa. It was established in 2012 at the…

VICC Residency

VICC – Visby International Centre for Composers in Visby, Gotland, Sweden have an annual co-operation program: the ISCM-VICC Composer in Residency Program.

Lisbon and Porto

Call For Works Announced for the 2025 ISCM WNMD in Portugal

Miso Music Portugal, the Portuguese ISCM Section, has announced the official Call for Works for the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) World New Music Days 2025 in Portugal, which will take place in Lisbon and Porto from 30 May to 7 June 2025. ISCM Sections, Members, and Individual Applicants are invited to submit works…

submissions from Forecast's 2018 call for proposals

Forecast’s 2024 Call for Proposals is Now Open

Forecast, an interdisciplinary mentorship program based in Berlin, has opened its annual call for proposals. The program offers creative thinkers from various disciplines the chance to work with accomplished mentors toward bringing their projects to fruition. One of the experts in this edition is composer and performer Ute Wassermann. Wassermann is a German voice artist,…

Madli-Marge-Gildemann

Madli Marje Gildemann Wins 2023 ISCM Young Composer Award

Madli Marje Gildemann Sink (b. 1994 in Estonia) has been awarded the 2023 ISCM Young Composer Award for her 2020 composition Osmosis for violin, viola, cello, and piano which was performed during the 2023 ISCM World New Music Days in South Africa during an afternoon concert at the Morris Isaacson Centre for Music in Soweto…

2023 ISCM ExCom

Three New Members Elected to the ISCM ExCom

At the 2023 General Assembly of the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM), held during the 2023 ISCM World New Music Days in South Africa, three new members were elected to the ISCM Executive Committee (ExCom): Chia-Lin Pan, Magnus Bunnskog, and Rebecca Diependaele. “We are delighted to have you on the team, and there are…

South Africa

Further Details Announced for the 2023 ISCM World New Music Days and General Assembly in South Africa

The very first ISCM convening ever to take place on the African continent begins in another six weeks. Further details have been announced regarding the 2023 ISCM World New Music Days and General Assembly which will take place in South Africa from 24 November to 3 December 2023. The festival will open in Johannesburg in…

Faroe Islands

Call for Works for 2024 ISCM WNMD in Faroe Islands

We are pleased to announce the official Call for Works for the International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) World New Music Days 2024. Members are invited to submit scores/projects for the festival, scheduled to take place in the Faroe Islands from 22 – 30 June 2024. For further information about the festival as well as…

Globe turned toward Africa

Selected Works Announced for the 2023 ISCM World New Music Days in South Africa

The ISCM South Africa Section (NewMusicSA), the organizer of the 2023 ISCM World New Music Days, has announced the works that have been selected for performance from the call for scores. The chosen works are listed below, beginning with selections from official submissions from the ISCM’s membership (first ISCM sections then associate members) arranged alphabetically…