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

Composers' Competition

call for applications composition academy Musica 2018





The artistic committee will assign 10 composers born after January 1st, 1983 with works written for:
1. vocal sextet: coloratura soprano, lyric soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, basssolo instrument and live electronics
2. solo instruments: flute (also piccolo, alto), B flat clarinet (also bass clarinet), tenor trombone (also alto, bass), piano, viola electronics: the software used will be Max/MSP.



USA International Harp Composition Contest





As part of its mission to promote harp and harp music, the USA International Harp Competition sponsors a Composition Contest that occurs every three years, prior to the performance Competition. Composers are invited to submit new works for solo harp. A distinguished panel of harpists plus one composer select the winning composition. Instrumentation: Solo harp (Other instruments may be included if played by the harpist. Electronics are permitted if no additional personnel are required. Deadlines: October 15, 2018.



Mauricio Kagel Composition Competition





• The composition should be written for one piano (solo or for more than one pianist), and can include all facets of the instrument. • It is of great importance that the pieces be appropriate in their level of difficulty for children / young adults and be suitable for pedagogical use. Therefore the pianistic difficulties and musical challenges should be conceived with children / young adults in mind. • The score is expected to be comprehensible and clear. Instructions for performance must be written in German or English.



Composition Contest and Residency for Acoustic Instrument and Sampo





Musinfo is pleased to announce the fifth edition of the Composition Contest and Residency for Acoustic Instrument and Sampo. With this initiative Musinfo supports the work of contemporary composers in the field of live-electronic. The residency will take place during the 2018 Art & Science Days in Bourges. Read more...



call for Biennale College – Music





La Biennale di Venezia, chaired by Paolo Baratta, announces the new edition of the Biennale College – Music with the launch of the del international call for teams consisting of a composer and a librettist, aged 35 and under.



The Look & Listen Festival Composers Competition





The Look & Listen Festival Composers Competition is an annual call-for-submissions to foster and support contemporary composers and music pioneers from all over the world. For this upcoming season, Look & Listen Festival is looking to expand the contemporary vocal repertoire by accepting works for soprano, accordion, cello and clarinet. The competition is free and open to artists of any age, ethnicity, citizenship, gender and background to apply. You can submit your entry until 1 January 2018.



International composition competition "Città di Udine"





The competition will accept compositions by musicians of any nationality and of any age. Previously performed compositions will be accepted. Compositions must be sent anonymously as explained below. Compositions for chamber instrumental group or solo instrument Pieces should not exceed eight minutes in length, however consideration will be given to compositions which exceed this length if, in the opinion of the Jury, they are of particular artistic merit. The Jury’s decision on this matter is final.



2nd International Composition Competition "Appassionato Ensemble" 2018





The competition is open to composers of any nationality with no restriction on age. The scores must be composed for the following organic (whole organic or any combination from 1 to 5 performers): -Flute (Flute, Alto G Flute, Bass Flute, Piccolo) -Clarinet (Bb Clarinet, A Clarinet, Eb Clarinet, Bb Bass Clarinet) -Violin -Cello -Piano The composition must have a minimum duration of 7’ and max 15’. Read more...



‘Franco Donatoni’ International Meeting for Young Composers





IDEA International Divertimento Ensemble Academy and its artistic director, Sandro Gorli, are pleased to announce the fifth edition of the competition ‘Franco Donatoni’ International Meeting for Young Composers. Composers of any nationality, born after 1st January 1982, are eligible to participate in the selection by submitting one (or more) composition(s) for an instrumental ensemble of between 5 and 12 performers within 10th January 2018.



The Washington International Competition for Composition





Composition must be a chamber work for three to five players for string trio, string quartet, piano trio, piano quartet, or piano quintet. No electronics. Composition must be a maximum of 8 minutes long. Winners’ Announcement: April 1, 2018. Performance of Winning Composition: June 24, 2018, at the Terrace Theater of the Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts, in Washington, DC. Professional musicians will perform the winning composition. Application Deadline: February 15, 2018.