Composer Competitions

LocationComposer Competition DetailsDates heldClosing dateMore info
ItalyTurin
International Composition Competition "Michele Novaro"
The competition, supported by the Italian Parliament, is open to composers under 30. They must submit a composition of 7-10 minutes for small ensemble (7-15 instruments), as specified in the competition rules. The deadline is Sept. 30, 2016, and the first prize includes a fee of 5.000 euros and a contract with Sonzogno Music Publishing House. The final concert will take place at the Great Hall of Conservatorium in Turin, Italy, on Dec. 2. Jury members: Luca Lombardi, Cristian Carrara, Giulio Castagnoli, Elio (Stefano Belisari), Roberto Prosseda.
02 June 2016 - 02 Dec 2016 30 Sept 2016 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 15 Aug 2016
UkraineLviv
Alfred Schnittke Competition Composers & Forum 2016
All composers who wish to participate must write an original work with organic selected from 3 to 15 instruments: soprano, 2 violins, viola, cello, contrabbass, piano, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, frenchhorn, 2 percussionists. The organization will select 12 composers who will have the opportunity to participate from 06 to 10 December 2016 in the city of Lviv (Ukraine), inside the Lviv Philhamonia. The concerts will be recorded by a sound engineer with the selected works. A movie director will make a video of the concert.
06 Dec 2016 - 10 Dec 2016 25 Oct 2016 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 13 July 2016
United KingdomLondon The Love Songs Project Composition Competition
Composition of a piano solo of max 4 mins’ duration that can be described as a love song. Prizes: Over 25 category - £750. Under 25 category - £500. William Howard will make a professional audio and video recording of the winning piece in each category, which will be posted on YouTube within three months of the public performance. At least three shortlisted pieces in each category will be performed by William Howard at a public concert. Submissions by 31.10.2016 by email to Justine Peberdy, Competition Administrator at justinepeberdy@gmail.com Details at www.williamhoward.co.uk
01 June 2016 - 31 Oct 2016 31 Oct 2016 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 09 June 2016
UkraineLviv
Sacrarium Competition Composers & Forum 2016
All composers who wish to participate into the International Composers’ Forum and Competition Sacrarium must write an original work with organic selected in the following list: Strings Orchestra, Lyric Choir and Strings Orchestra, or Soprano, Lyric Choir and Strings Orchestra. The organization will select 12 composers who will have the opportunity to participate from 26 to 30 October 2016 in the city of Lviv (Ukraine), inside the Lviv Philhamonia. The concerts will be recorded by a sound engineer with the selected works. A movie director will make a video of the concert.
26 Oct 2016 - 30 Oct 2016 07 Sept 2016 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 24 May 2016
UkraineLviv
Orient/Occident Competition Composers & Forum 2016
All composers who wish to participate into the International Composers’ Forum and Competition ORIENT/OCCIDENT must write an original work with organic selected in the following list:Orchestra, Piano & Orchestra or Violin and Orchestra. The organization will select 12 composers who will have the opportunity to participate into the International Composers’ Forum and Competition from 01 to 05 November 2016 in the city of Lviv (Ukraine), inside the Lviv Philhamonia. The concerts will be recorded by a sound engineer with the selected works. A movie director will make a video of the concert.
01 Nov 2016 - 05 Nov 2016 15 Sept 2016 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 11 May 2016
SwitzerlandSion
International Brass band composition contest
The "Ensemble de Cuivres Valaisan (ECV)" is organizing a composition contest for its 50 years of existence. With its exciting awards - the winner will receive 3000 euros - this competition should attract numerous composers worldwide. The awarded pieces will be performed at different concerts of this swiss championship category brass band. Please note that the pieces are to be sent until November 1st 2016. The detailed rules of the contest can be found at www.ecvbrass.ch.
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01 May 2016 - 01 Nov 2016 01 Nov 2016 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 08 May 2016
United StatesSeattle Seattle Symphony Celebrate Asia Composition Competition
The Seattle Symphony announces the seventh Seattle Symphony Celebrate Asia Composition Competition. The Competition seeks to promote and recognize emerging composers who are interested in Asian culture, music and traditions. The winning composer will receive a $1,000 award and an opportunity to visit Seattle for the premiere. The winning score will be premiered by the Seattle Symphony on March 26, 2017, in Benaroya Hall at the annual Celebrate Asia concert. Eligibility: Composers born after January 1, 1982. There is no entry fee. All entries must arrive no later than Monday, Oct. 17, 2016.
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21 Apr 2016 - 17 Oct 2016 17 Oct 2016 Send Email
Posted 21 Apr 2016
BulgariaStara Zagora
STARA ZAGORA INTERNATIONAL OPERA COMPETITION
Stara Zagora State Opera launches its 1st International Opera Competition for Composers, Singers and Stage Directors, which will culminate with a fully staged production of the new chamber operas during the Opera Festival (24th November – 7th December) in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria).
24 Nov 2016 - 07 Dec 2016 N/A Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 28 Mar 2016
BulgariaStara Zagora
Stara Zagora international opera competition
Stara Zagora State Opera launches its 1st International Opera Competition for Composers, Singers and Stage Directors, which will culminate with a fully staged production of the new chamber operas during the Opera Festival (24th November – 7th December) in Stara Zagora (Bulgaria).
24 Nov 2016 - 07 Dec 2016 N/A Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 08 Feb 2016

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