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Competitions

Posted: November 14, 2015

2015 British Composer Award

Tags: Competitions' Result

Robert Saxton has been nominated for a 2015 British Composer Award. His work Sonata for Brass Band on a Prelude of Orlando Gibbons has been shortlisted in the Wind Band or Brass Band category. Composed and published in 2014, Sonata for Brass Band on a Prelude of Orlando Gibbons was commissioned by Peter Bassano for the City of Cambridge Brass Band, with funds provided by the Golland Trust and the RVW...

Posted: October 23, 2015

The 2017 GAUDEAMUS AWARD NOMINEES have been selected

Tags: Festival, Composers' Competition, Workshop
Submitter: ISCM - NETHERLANDS SECTION

A professional jury consisting of Mayke Nas (NLD), Christopher Trapani (USA) and Joe Cutler (GBR) has drawn up a shortlist for the 2017 Gaudeamus Award.No fewer than 288 scores from 36 different countries were submitted for the 2017 competition. The judging panel selected the following five composers to enter the prestitious competition next year:
* Landscape Series...

Posted: September 25, 2015

The Azrieli Prize

Tags: Composers' Competition

the Azrieli Foundation is again searching for composers to receive two substantial prizes: • The Azrieli Commissions for Jewish Music - $50,000 CAD to a Canadian composer for a new orchestral work. Submission deadline: May 7, 2017. • The Azrieli Prize for Jewish Music - $50,000 CAD to an international composer for the best orchestral work written in the last ten years. Submission...

Posted: September 20, 2015

Alexander Khubeev wins Gaudeamus Award 2015

Tags: Festival, Composers' Competition, Competitions' Result
Submitter: ISCM - NETHERLANDS SECTION

Alexander Khubeev Gaudeamus awardRussian composer receives coveted international award in Utrecht Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2015 has had its energetic grand finale with Slagwerkgroep Den Haag (Percussion Group The Hague), pianist Niels Broos (Kytopia) and dancers from Club Guy & Roni this Sunday 13 September in TivoliVredenburg, Utrecht. After the closing concert the winner of the Gaudeamus...

Posted: March 13, 2015

The Polar Music Prize 2015

Tags: Competitions' Result

The Polar Music Prize 2015 is awarded to percussionist Evelyn Glennie from Aberdeen, Scotland. Evelyn Glennie, who has been deaf since the age of twelve, has a mission to teach the world to listen. Also awarded to Emmylou Harris from Birmingham, Alabama. No one in the history of popular music has harmonised like Emmylou Harris. For five decades she has embellished other artists’ recordings by adding vocal parts that did not exist in the melodies....

Posted: January 28, 2015

Edwin van der Heide to be city Bonn sound artist

Tags: Festival, Competitions' Result

The Beethovenstiftung für Kunst und Kultur der Bundesstadt Bonn (Beethoven Foundation for Art and Culture of the Federal City of Bonn) has announced the appointment of Dutch artist Edwin van der Heide to be city sound artist bonn 2015. In the framework of the project bonn hoeren, the only one of its kind world-wide, the Beethovenstiftung Bonn has awarded an artistic project residency to a renowned sound artist for the sixth year running. Edwin van der Heide is among the most prominent and...

Posted: January 21, 2015

Mauricio Kagel Musikpreis

Tags: Competitions' Result

Der Mauricio Kagel Musikpreis geht in diesem Jahr an die britische Komponistin Rebecca Saunders. Read more...

Posted: December 6, 2014

Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition

Tags: Competitions' Result

Rihm wins music prize for piece evoking ‘dark colors’ LOUISVILLE, Ky. – “IN-SCHRIFT 2,” an orchestral work that explores the boundaries of musical space, has earned German composer Wolfgang Rihm the 2015 University of Louisville Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition. Read more...

Posted: November 7, 2014

2017 World New Music Days in Vancouver

Tags: World Music Days, Festival, Composers' Competition
Submitter: ISCM - CANADIAN SECTION

2017 The ISCM (International Society for Contemporary Music) Canadian Section is pleased to announce that its bid to host the 2017 World New Music Days in Vancouver was unanimously approved! ISCM Canadian Section President Jim Hiscott presented the bid in partnership with Vancouver-based organization Music on Main's artistic director David Pay during the...

Posted: April 15, 2014

impuls . International Composition Competition Composers for 2015

Tags: Workshop, Competitions' Result
Submitter: ISCM - AUSTRIAN SECTION

At a final meeting in April 2013 a jury consisting both of composers and musicians selected five composers: Wojtek Blecharz (*1981, Poland), Ashley Fure (*1982, USA), Marco Momi (*1978, Italy), Brigitta Muntendorf (*1982, Germany), Davor Branimir Vincze (*1983, Croatia).These composers will take part in the upcoming impuls Composition Workshop in Vienna and Graz with Klangforum Wien...

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