Lake George Music Festival Composition Competition, Queensbury, NY
Deadline: February 28, 2014
The Lake George Music Festival is a strong supporter of contemporary classical music, and annually hosts an international competition to promote its continued development and dissemination. Our mission is to find and recruit the next generation of leading composers and promote their work to the world at large.
Composers must be between the ages of 18 and 35 at the time of submission. Composers will submit one original work of chamber music composed after January 1st, 2009.
International Composition Competition, Austria
Deadline: 28 February 2014
Open to all composers born after 1 March 1975. Works for piano trio (piano, violin & cello), duration max 15 mins. Prize €5000. The winning work will be on the programme as a compulsory piece of music in the 3rd round of the competition 'Franz Schubert and Modern Music'.
International Composition Competition 'Città di Udine', Italy
Deadline: 31 Mar 2014
No age limit.
Composition competition divided into 2 sections:
- compositions for chamber instrumental group or solo instrument (Pieces should not exceed eight minutes in length, however consideration will be given to compositions which exceed this length if, in the opinion of the Jury, they are of particular artistic merit);
- electroacoustic music (no longer than 10 minutes' duration).
Only unpublished compositions can be submitted.
For all the statements and info to send together with the composition it is possible to download an entry form. You can find it at www.taukay.it
For the rules and conditions: www.taukay.it
Tel: +39 0432 649244
Contact: Vittorio Vella, artistic dir; Cristina Scuderi, organiser; Vincent Reis, organiser
2nd International Alkema Composition Contest, Utrecht, NL
Deadline: 1 September 2014
Out of all participating works, the jury will select 6 works to be performed by the world famous Aurelia Saxophone Quartet and pianist Henry Kelder during the Final Concert on October 26 2014 in Vredenburg, Utrecht, NL.
Composers of all ages and nationalities are welcome to submit new compositions: for saxophone quartet and piano, with cross-over elements.