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Kazimierz Serocki 16th International Composers’ Competition 2019

 Kazimierz Serocki 16th International Composers’ Competition 2019
Summary:Chamber music competition
Deadline: 05 September 2019
Date Posted: 29 May 2019
Details: Under the honorary patronage
of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage

Under the honorary patronage of the Polish Composers’Union
and media patronage of Polish Music Information Center

TOTAL VALUE OF PRIZES: 25.000 PLN
Deadline for entries: September 5th, 2019

Awarded pieces will be performed by
Hashtag Ensemble http://www.hashtag-ensemble.org/


COMPETITION
The competition is open to composers of all ages and nationalities.
More than one score per composer is permitted.
It is possible to submit works already performed and/or awarded in other competitions, excluding compositions already published.
GENRE

Only compositions for chamber ensemble of 3 to 5 instruments (chosen from the list below), without conductor.

Instruments: 1 flute, 1 oboe, 1 clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 french horn, 1 piano,
2 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello.
Use live electronics or tape is not permitted.
Duration: from 10 to 16 minutes.

PRIZES
The First Prize – 13.000 PLN
The Second Prize – 8.000 PLN
The Third Prize – 4.000 PLN

PWM Edition’s Special Prize for the Youngest Winner: a set of Polish contemporary music scores.

The Witold Lutosławski Society Awards: the newest publications about Witold Lutosławski (book, album).

JURY

Fredrik Österling (Sweden)
Paul Patterson (United Kingdom)
Dariusz Przybylski (Poland)

The decisions of the Jury are final.

THE PRIZE WINNERS’ CONCERT

The awarded compositions will be performed on 30thof November 2019 in the Witold Lutoslawski Concert Studio, Polish Radio, at a special concert organised by the ISCM Polish Section and Polish Radio Channel 2. The concert will be broadcasted and offered to all members of the European Broadcasting Union.
The composer of the awarded work must provide all the performance material at their own expense and send them to the ISCM Polish Section until 1st of November 2019
Composers declare that they possess all rights to their pieces, their composition is original and all materials (parts and full score) are available to the Competition’s organiser free of charge.

ENTRIES
The score, printed on the paper, should be submitted anonymously and marked with an alphanumeric emblem. Applications should be sent only through the post office – any application sent by courier services (eg. Fedex, TNT, DHL) will not be accepted.

Sealed envelope marked with the same emblem containing the filled and signed

APPLICATION FORM
The entries should be sent to the following address:
Iwona Kisiel-Król – ISCM Polish Section
Poste Restante
Ogrodowa 3
05-200 Wołomin
Poland
Tel/fax: (+48) 22 827-69-81
Mob. (+48) 535-266-363
e-mail: ptmw@epistola.pl

The deadline for submission of scores is September 5th, 2019. The postmark is decisive.

ENTRY FEE
Entry fee for participants is 220 PLN (55 EUR) for each score.
Entry Fee:55 EUR
Web Site:ptmw.art.pl/2018/10/30/kazimierz-serocki-16th-international-composers-competition-2019-announcement/