April 6, 2007 at 9:30 am #23761fontadoniParticipant
The Luxembourg Society for Contemporary Music announces its 6th International Composition Prize for the year 2007. Composers from all over the world are invited to present new works for the ensemble Luxembourg Sinfonietta.
* Composers of any age or nationality may submit works for the whole ensemble:
o 1 clarinet in Bb
o 1 bass clarinet in Bb
o 1 soprano saxophone
o 1 alto saxophone
o 1 horn in F
o 1 tuba
o 2 violins
o 1 viola
o 1 cello
o 1 double bass
The following instruments can be used ad libitum:
o 1 mandolin
o 1 accordion
o 1 piano
o 1 percussion player (vibraphone, glockenspiel, 3 tom-toms, 2 suspended cymbals, bass drum)
* Only one entry per person will be accepted.
* Compositions must have been written especially for this competition;
they must not have been performed previously nor awarded a prize.
* The duration of the work must be stated on the score and be from 8 to 10 minutes.
* There is no entry fee.
* Three copies of the score must be sent by registered mail. They will only be considered if they are anonymous and identified by a code word.
* A sealed envelope, also marked with the code word only, must accompany the score and contain the composer’s name, address, photo, curriculum vitae and a copy of the passport.
* All documents should be sent to:
7, place du ThÃ©Ã¢tre
* Deadline for entries: 15 June 2007 (postmark)
* The compositions will be judged by an international Jury consisting of the following members:
o Xiaogang Ye (China)
o JÃ¼rgen Blume (Germany)
o John Casken (Great Britain)
o Klaus Ager (Austria)
o Marcel Wengler (Luxembourg)
* The judges will select four works in a preliminary round; these works will be performed at the Final Concert to be given by the Luxembourg Sinfonietta on October 27, 2007. The finalists must be present at this concert. The judges will announce the prizewinners following the performance.
* The material for the performance of the selected compositions must be sent to Luxembourg Sinfonietta by September 1, 2007 and must be available for the ensemble free of charge.
* Prizes will be awarded as follows:
o 1. prize : 3.000 Â€
o 2. prize : 2.000 Â€
o 3. prize : 1.000 Â€
o 4. prize : 500 Â€
* The prize-winning works will be issued on CD by Luxembourg Sinfonietta.
* The judges reserve the right not to award a prize.
* The juryÂ’s decision is final and cannot be legally challenged.
* The scores remain the property of the Luxembourg Music Information Centre.
For further information please contact:
Tel. : (+ 352) 22 58 21
Fax. : (+ 352) 22 58 23
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