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 13th Thailand International Composers Competition
Summary:Wind Quintet Competition
Deadline: 06 May 2018
Date Posted: 06 December 2017
Details: 13th Thailand International Composers Competition
7 – 12 August, 2017
“Rapee Sagarik Composition Prize”

Eligibility
1) Applicants should be composers at the early stages of their professional careers.
2) Composers, regardless of nationality, are encouraged to apply.
3) Composers 35 and younger at the end of the competition year are eligible (born after 1 January 1981).
4) Scores that have been awarded, or commercially recorded are not eligible.
5) Past winners of the competition are ineligible to apply.
6) Any alteration of the score may be permitted under the guidance of master composers during the week of the festival.
7) The submitted work should be between 6‐10 minutes in length.
8) Submitted compositions can include any combination from the following instrumentation: flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, french horn. Submitted composition will be rehearsed and performed by Sawasdee Woodwind Quintet
9) Only compositions written within the last five years are eligible for submission.
10) One entry per applicant will be accepted.
Submission
1) Eligible submissions must be sent electronically as a single email and should include:
• A PDF file of the score (with pseudonym), which may include program and performance notes
• An mp3 file (audio recording, if available, Midi realization – ok), and
• A separate word document linking the pseudonym and title to the composer’s identity, which includes address, telephone number, e‐mail address, current bio (200 words), program note (200 words) & performance history of the submitted work.
2) The composer’s name should NOT appear on the submitted score and recording.
3) Links to recordings (due to large file size, or other factors) are o.k.
4) The deadline for submission is 1 May 2017. Please send material to: ticfcompetition@gmail.com

Award
An honorarium of 1,500 USD will be awarded to the winner of the competition. All six finalists will be invited to participate in the Thailand International Composition Festival. The Thailand International Composition Festival will provide full accommodation including Hotel room, meals, and local transportation for all finalists. Travel expenses to TICF and other arrangements are the responsibility of the participant.

Selection Six finalists will be announced no later than 20 May 2017. The Winner will be announced during the Final concert of TICF 2017 on Saturday, 12 August 2017.
The 6 finalist works will be performed by Sawasdee Woodwind Quintet.
Please send material to: ticfcompetition@gmail.com
Further inquiry please contact: ticfinfo@gmail.com
Web Site:www.music.mahidol.ac.th/ticf/

 Civitasolis Reed Quintet Composition Contest
Summary:Reed quintet competition
Deadline: 01 February 2018
Date Posted: 26 October 2017
Details: What:The Civitasolis Reed Quintet, comprised of graduate students at Florida State University, is hosting a composition contest for new pieces for reed quintet.

How to Apply: Submit an original piece for reed quintet (oboe, clarinet, saxophone, bass clarinet, bassoon), no more than eight minutes in length. Doubling/auxiliary instruments are acceptable, as long as they are in the same instrumental families (i.e. b-flat clarinet/e-flat clarinet, alto sax/soprano sax, etc.). Submission pieces should not have been performed or published prior to the competition deadline.

Submissions will be accepted through our website civitasolisquintet.com until 11:59pm on February 1st. Late submissions will not be accepted.

Prizes: 1st Prize: $200 and a recording and live performance of your piece.
2nd Prize: $100 and a recording and potential live performance of your piece.
*Honorable Mention: Recording of your piece.

Winners will be announced no later than March 1st.

By submitting your piece for consideration, Civitasolis Reed Quintet will have exclusive performance rights for four months. In addition, the winning pieces will be granted performance rights to Civitasolis Reed Quintet.

Feel free to email us at civitasolisquintet@gmail.com with any further questions. A full list of rules and regulations is available on our website civitasolisquintet.com.
Web Site:www.civitasolisquintet.com/com...