Monday, 24 August 2009

CFC: Grazyna Bacewicz International Composer Competition for Orchestra (Lodz, Poland)

THIRD GRAZYNA BACEWICZ INTERNATIONAL COMPOSER COMPETITION FOR ORCHESTRA
LODZ, POLAND
DEADLINE: 15 SEPTEMBER 2009


COMPETITION
1. The competition is open to composers of all nationalities and all ages.
2. More than one score per composer is permitted.
3. All works submitted must be unpublished and cannot have been performed. Works that have won other awards are ineligible.
4. The Jury will choose from the submitted works pieces for the final performance.

GENRE
1. Only compositions for orchestra will be considered (maximum: 4 Flutes (including Piccolo), 4 Oboes (including English Horn), 4 Clarinets (including Bass Clarinet), 4 Bassoons (including Contrabassoon), 6 Horns, 4 Trumpets, 4 Trombones, Tuba, Percussion (4 performers), Harp, 14 Violins I, 12 Violins II, 10 Violas, 8 Cellos, 6 Contrabasses (+ Piano, Accordion).
2. Use of live electronics and recordings is not permitted.
3. Duration (given in the score): from 15 to 30 minutes.

PRIZES
– 3 money prizes funded by the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and the City Council of Lodz,
– Professional performance of the compositions selected for the final of the Competition by Artur Rubinstein Philharmonic Orchestra of Lodz(in December 2009),
– CD recording of the prize-winning compositions,
– Extra awards funded by donors.

JURY
The international Jury chaired by Zygmunt Krauze will choose the pieces for the final performance and will make decisions about the awards.

The decisions of the Jury are final.

PRIZE WINNERS’ CONCERT – FINAL OF COMPETITION
1. The awarded compositions will be performed by the Artur Rubinstein Philharmonic Orchestra of Lodz in December 2009. After the concert the Jury will take final decisions and the prizes will be awarded.

2. The composers of awarded works must provide all the materials for a single performance at their own expense.

ENTRIES
1. The score should be submitted anonymously and marked with an emblem.

2. The payment receipt should be enclosed with the submitted score.

Sealed envelope marked with the same emblem should include the following data:
a) composer’s full name
b) date and place of birth
c) nationality
d) address, telephone, e-mail address.

3. The entries should be sent at the following address:

Akademia Muzyczna
im. GraŜyny i Kiejstuta Bacewiczów w Łodzi,
ul. Gdańska 32, 90-716 Łódź,
Konkurs Kompozytorski / Composers’ Competition.

4. The deadline for the scores to be sent in is 15th September 2009. The date on the post stamp is a decisive factor.

ENTRY FEE
1. Entry fee for participants is 40 EUR for each score.

2. The money should be transferred to the following account (bank charges are at sender’s expense):

Akademia Muzyczna
im. GraŜyny i Kiejstuta Bacewiczów w Łodzi,
Bank PEKAO S.A. O/Łódź
SWIFT PKO PPL PW
IBAN PL 97 12403028 1111 0000 2822 1999

3. Cheques will not be accepted.

4. The entry fee is not refundable.

FINAL DECISIONS
1. Entering the Competition is synonymous with acceptance of the Rules.
2. Compositions not meeting the requirements stated in the above Rules will not be admitted to the Competition.
3. The submitted scores will be returned only when clearly requested and sent cash on
delivery.

http://www.amuz.lodz.pl/en/index.php?option=com_docman&task=doc_download&gid=76

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