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 2020 Taiwan Band Clinic
Summary:Wind Band Composition Competition
Deadline: 30 April 2020
Date Posted: 27 November 2019
Details: Objective
Taiwan Band Director Association (TBDA) advocates the creation of original music by establishing a comprehensive platform of music composition, publishing, advertising and promotion. TBDA encourages composers from around the world to present their original work and advance the quality and quantity of musical works. This competition aims to discover new talents, cultivate innovative composers, enrich Taiwan wind band music, and build an open platform where composers can readily discuss their craft. It is a clear statement to the international community that Taiwan champions musical diversity and vitality.

Registration Qualification
No age and nationality limit

Registration
I. All materials must be submitted via post.
II. The attachments of submission must include the following:

-Application Form(please download the application form from
-An affidavit of Composition with signature
-A synopsis of Composition
-A brief bio of composer
-Eight copies of Full Score: Please binding the scores as B4 (25.7cm x36.5cm) Size.
-A CD Includes Midi file or WAV file of the composition.

III. The deadline for registration: Please send all of documents to organizer before 30th April,
2020.

Competition Rules
I. Submissions must be:
·not accessed co-composition more than one person.
·an original, unpublished composition for wind band.
·grade 3-4 level of difficulty.
·7-8 minutes in duration.
·each participant submits up to 2 works.
II. Composers may re-submit non-winning compositions from other competitions. However, once a work has been awarded a prize in any competition, it may not be submitted again.
III. All submitted compositions must include a synopsis of his/her composition and description that explains his/her work and musical materials used. The word limit of the synopsis is 500 words.
IV. The Organizer is not responsible for any misprint or mistakes on the score and parts of the selected compositions.
V. Participation in this contest means that each participant agrees and accepts to all rules and regulations.
VI. Instrumentation (maximum)

Piccolo
Flute 1. 2.
(Opt.) Oboe 1. 2.
(Opt.) Bassoon 1. 2. (Opt.) bE Clarinet
Bb Clarinet 1. 2. 3. (Opt.) bE Alto Clarinet Bb Bass Clarinet
Eb Alto Saxophone 1. 2. Bb Tenor Saxophone
Eb Baritone Saxophone

Bb Trumpet 1. 2. 3. F
Horn 1. 2. 3. 4. Trombone 1. 2. 3.
Euphonium
Tuba
String Bass

Timpani
Bass Drum
Snare Drum
Cymbal
Vibraphone
Glockenspiel
Xylophone
Marimba
Aux: Triangle, Wind Chime,
Tambourine, Bongo, Conga......etc

More information:
Web Site:www.taiwanbandclinic.org