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 2ND KRZYSZTOF PENDERECKI INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
Summary:Young Composer Competition
Deadline: 28 February 2019
Date Posted: 20 December 2018
Details: 1. Krakow Branch of the Polish Composers’ Union announces 2nd Krzysztof Penderecki International Competition for Young Composers. Composers from every country, who will not be over the age of 35 at the moment of its closing, can take part in the Competition.

2. The subject of the Competition is a composition for string quartet (two violins, viola and cello), with a duration from 9 to 14 minutes.

3. One participant can submit no more than two compositions. A composition cannot be earlier performed, published in any form or awarded in any competition.

4. 4 copies of a score as well as score in pdf format on a compact disc, marked with an emblem and a title, with duration written, and a sealed envelope marked with the same emblem, containing an application form, a short bio note, a note about the piece and a photo (in jpg format), should be sent to the address:

Związek Kompozytorów Polskich

Oddział w Krakowie

ul. Dunajewskiego 5

31-133 Kraków

With annotation: 2nd Krzysztof Penderecki International Competition for Young Composers

not later than on 28 February 2019 (the date of submitting the score decides).

5. The Jury of the Competition: Marcel Chyrzyński (chairman), Zbigniew Bargielski, Ivan Buffa (Slovakia), Wojciech Widłak and Justyna Duda-Krane, grants one Main Prize – 1000 USD (gross). What is more, the awarded composition will be premiered in May 2019 on the concert during
31st International Festival of Krakow Composers.

The Jury may not award the Main Prize. Honorary awards may be granted. The decision of the jury is irrevocable and will be announced not later than on 15 March 2019.

6. Participating in the Competition, a composer declares that the composition can be recorded for purposes of the Organisers of the concert, without any financial claims from his side.

Copies of the score and parts of compositions will be further the property of the Krakow Branch of the Polish Composers’ Union.

7. Application for the Competition means that a composer agrees to these Regulations. Compositions not meeting the requirements of the Regulations will not be taken into account during the Competition.

8. Organisers of the Competition have the right to change the date or to cancel the performance of the awarded composition from independent causes.

Any questions send to the Secretary of the Competition – Aleksandra Patalas, e-mail address: sekretarz@zkp.krakow.pl

Web Site:festiwal.zkp.krakow.pl/en/konk...

 Sorodha Composition Competition 2016: String quartet
Summary:String Quartet Call
Deadline: None
Date Posted: 04 November 2015
Details: Sorodha is proud to announce the fifth edition of its annual composition competition.

For this festive edition, we welcome compositions for string quartet and have the utmost pleasure to be able to work with the Tana String Quartet on this occasion. Their leader, Antoine Maisonhaute, was one of our judges last year, and this year they all join us as performers.

The submission deadline is Monday 29th of February 2016, and the entry fee is € 10,00.

The jury will select five works, which will be executed at a public concert on Saturday 23rd of April 2016 by the Tana String Quartet, after which the jury will award two prizes (€ 1,000.00 and € 500.00).

The winning piece will be performed by the Tana String Quartet at the Académie du Festival d'Aix-en-Provence on the 20th of July, 2016 (details forthcoming).

Please keep following checklist in mind before sending us your score:
• is your work written for string quartet (2 violins, viola, cello; no electronics, either)?
• was it originally written for string quartet?
• has is not been performed, broadcasted or prized in another competition before?
• is your score anonymous?
• will we be able to tell it apart from the others based on the title only? Ok, then; otherwise please add a motto, code or other distinctive sign.
• is it formatted as PDF file and A4 pages?
• does your second PDF file contain all the necessary data?
• has the entry fee been paid by PayPal (an extra € 1 will be charged to cover the transfer costs)?
• have you checked the time zone if filing on the last day before the deadline from elsewhere than Western Europe?

Please take notice of the fact that we cannot accept submissions by regular mail, only by email!


Web Site:www.sorodha.be/EN/contest.php