Vienna, Austria

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European Composer Competition

I INTRODUCTION

The Franz Schubert Conservatory (,,Franz Schubert Konservatorium” für Musik und darstellende Kunst) established at 1867. The Franz Schubert Music

Conservatory is the oldest private music conservatory in Vienna.

II ,,European Composer Competition“ Vienna/Austria , deadline: October 3, 2021

1 The ,,FRANZ SCHUBERT KONSERVATORIUM” of Vienna is pleased to announce a call for submissions for the ,,European Composer Award“ in COMPOSITION ani nternational competition for musicians and composers of all ages and nationalities.

2 All entries must be received no later than October 3, 2021.

3 The competition?s personal data (Pieces, First Name, Last Name, Date of birth,

Citizenship, Address, Telephone Number, E-mail) and Biography must bes ubmitted in PDF – Format and send to: competition.fsk@gmail.com

4 The results of the Semifinals with 20 Composer (pieces) will be published on the October 7th, 2021. The results of the Finale will be published on the October 12th, 2021.

CATEGORIES (COMPOSITION ):

• No Age Limit

• The Competition is divided in 12 Sections (Categories):

1. CAT. – Solo Instruments (without piano)- ; with a maximum duration of 12 minutes

2. CAT. – Piano Solo- ; with a maximum duration of 12 minutes

3. CAT. – Chamber Music (from 1 to 6 players); with a maximum duration of 20 minutes

4. CAT. – Chamber Music (from 7 to 12 players); with a maximum duration of 20 minutes

5. CAT. - Wind Orchestra; with a maximum duration of 20 minutes

6. CAT. – Orchestra pieces; with a maximum duration of 30 minutes

7. CAT. - Voices (solo, ensemble or choir); with a maximum duration of 10 minutes

8. CAT. – Folklore Section; with a maximum duration of 10 minutes

9. CAT – Young Composer International Prize – (solo, ensemble or orchestra); applicants born on or after 1st January 2005.

10. CAT – Young Composer International Prize – (solo, ensemble or orchestra); applicants born on or after 1st January 2002.

11. CAT – Jazz and Film Music Section (solo, ensemble, orchestra or big band); with a maximum duration of 10 minutes

12. CAT – Electronic Music; with a maximum duration of 20 minutes

• The entry fee is 50€ for first, 30€ for second and 10€ for third piece.

PRIZES:

1° CLASS. (90-100 points) – 1st Prize diploma + WORLD PREMIERE

2° CLASS. (80 - 89,99 points) - 2nd Prize diploma

3° CLASS. (70 - 79,99 points) - 3rd Prize diploma.

The Absolute Winner for each Category is the competitor who gained the highest score, but not less than 98/100. - For the 1st Absolute Prize: Prize of 500 Euros, a diploma ,,European Champion of Composition” for 2021 and WORLD PREMIERE.

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