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Summary:Solo/duo competition
Deadline: 23 March 2018
Date Posted: 21 December 2017
Details: Culture Meeting Point (since 1995) is pleased to present the 2018 Composition Contest.

The competition is open to composers of all ages and nationalities. Unpublished works and works that have not won any competitions in the past may be submitted.

- Participants may submit as many compositions as they want and accompanying mp3 (if available).
- The works may be for solo or duo.
- Instruments include piano, violin, viola, cello, contrabass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, horn, tuba, xylophone, guitar, harp and vocal. The composition may be either for one of these instruments or for a duo combination of these instruments. The composition should not exceed two players.
- The composition must be original, between 3 and 15 minutes.
- There is an entry fee of 25 Euros for the first work. Additional entries may be submitted for 15 Euros each.
- Candidates take note of the fact that the jury will not make any queries in respect of applications.

Please attach the following supporting documents to the application form:
- CV
- Current photograph
- Passport copy
- Proof of payment

Missing documents will automatically exclude the candidate from admission. Documents submitted
will not be returned.

- Pdfs of scores and mp3s must be received by March 25, 2018.
- Computer realizations will be accepted if a live recording is not available.
- Winners will be informed by e-mail on March 30, 2018.
- Winning works will be performed on 27 April 2018 in Vienna.

A jury assembled by Culture Meeting Point and Vienna Richard Wagner Conservatory will judge scores.

- Up to three winners will be named.
- Winning compositions will be performed at a Viennese Concert Hall by the members of Vienna Music University on 27 April 2018.
- Winners are expected to attend. They will receive a live recording of the performance.
- Winners are responsible for their own transportation and accommodation.

1st Prize: 1.000, - Euro and Recording
2nd Prize: 500, - Euro and Recording
3rd Prize: 250, - Euro and Recording

There is an entry fee of 25 Euros for the first work. Additional entries may be submitted for 15 Euros each. Each work must be submitted as a separate entry. The entry fee has to be paid using the following data.

Bank: Bank Austria
Name: Culture Meeting Point
IBAN: AT96 1200 0006 0177 8103


(Applicants outside European Union may contact us to receive a bank account number in their homeland)

TO ENTER: Email your score in PDF format to the address:

Be sure to include the following information in the email submission: name, mailing address, e-mail and contact phone number. Sound files(if available) must be in MP3 format and included in the same email as the score. Pay the registration fee through bank transfer or PayPal with your name and the name of your composition.

Culture Meeting Point
Office Classic Pure Vienna
Diefenbachgasse 54/2c+d
A-1150 Wien Austria
Deadline: 23 March 2018
Entry Fee: 25.00
Currency: Euro (EUR)