SAMOBOR MUSIC FESTIVAL
5th INTERNATIONAL COMPOSER’S COMPETITION "New Note" CROATIA 2016.

Total value of prizes: 4000 €
Deadline for entries: June 3rd 2016.

COMPETITION REGULATIONS

  1. 1. The competition is open to composers of all ages and nationalities
  2. 2. More than one score per composer is permitted
  3. 3. All submitted works must have been composed after December 31st 2009. and not awarded a prize in any other competition
  4. 4. It is possible to submit works previously performed, but not already published or professionally recorded for commercial use.

GENRE

  1. 1. Composition for NEUE VOCALSOLISTEN (http://neuevocalsolisten.de/ensemble-en.html)
  2. 2. Use of tape or live electronics is not permitted
  3. 3. Orchestration: High soprano, lyric soprano, mezzo-soprano, tenor, baritone, bass (download)
  4. 4. Duration: Up to 15 minutes

PRIZES

The First Prize – 2500 € (bruto-including taxes) and the concert performance by NEUE VOCALSOLISTEN() on 41th Samobor Music Festival – September 30 2016.
The Second Prize – 1000 € (bruto-including taxes)
The Third Prize – 500 € (bruto-including taxes)

JURY

  • ANDREAS FISCHER
    partner( NEUE VOCALSOLISTEN) of International Composers Competition „New Note“(Germany)
  • NIKŠA GLIGO
    musicologist
    (Croatia)
  • HILDA PAREDES
    composer (Mexico)
    Photographer: Tony Hutchings
  • IRVINE ARDITTI
    violinist and partner of New Note International Composers Competition 2015.
    (Great Britain)
  • SREĆKO BRADIĆ composer and Artistic Director
    (Croatia)
The decisions of the Jury are final. If the quality of admitted works does not meet the necessary level, the Jury reserves the right not to award one or more of the prizes.

THE PRIZE WINNERS' CONCERT

  1. 1. The winning composition will be performed on September 30th 2016 by Neue Vocalsolisten organized during Samobor Music Festival. The concert will be broadcasted and offered to all members of the European Broadcasting Union.
  2. 2. The composer of the winning work must provide all the performance materials at his/her own expense and send them to the Samobor Music Festival by of June 30th 2016.
  3. 3. The winner of the Award will be announced after June 20th 2016.
  4. 4. Entrants agree that, if the submitted work wins the award, all future performances of the work will be accompanied by the following statement in the printed program: "Winner of the New Note International Composers Competition Croatia 2016". The same applies for all future published editions and/or recordings of the work.
  5. 5. A copy of the finalist scores will be filed in the Samobor Music Festival records.

ENTRIES

Entries by email only!!!

The following items are required:

  • · The subject line should be “Submission – NEW NOTE – your name

Attach all files below to your email:

  • · Score (PDF format) – with title, duration ,and “nom de plume”, but your name must NOT appear on the score!
  • · Audio realization (only MP3)
  • · CV : “nom de plume”, full name, address, date and place of birth, e-mail address, phone number
  • · biography suitable for a concert program, photo, a brief text about composition
  • · If text is in a foreign language, an English translation is required
  • · information about a lyricist you have collaborated with (if).

If you receive email bounce backs due to large file sizes, you may break items into separate emails. Suggested size is up to 10 MB.

Send your email submission to the following mail: sgj@pousamobor.hr

Deadline for the Application Form & all materials is 12:00 PM on June 3rd 2016.

ENTRY FEE

1. The Entry fee for participants is 50 € for each score (bank charges covered by the sender).

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