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International Percussion Premiere Night

 International Percussion Premiere Night
Summary:Percussion competition
Deadline: 23 September 2019
Date Posted: 26 June 2019
Details: Composers from around the world are invited to write new music for percussion duo. A committee of experts will select four compositions
which will be premiered and recorded by the Popocatepetl Percussion Duo on February 15th 2020 in the “Casa della Musica” of Trieste, Italy.

Prizes
One of the four compositions selected will be awarded a first prize of € 1000, donated by the “Fondazione Libero e Zora Polojaz”
Professional recording of the four winning compositions at the “Urban Recording Studio”

Aim
To broaden the repertoire for percussion ensemble
To stimulate composers to explore this field
To give composers an opportunity to get their works professionally performed and recorded
To expand the network of participants for further collaborations

The works
-Each work should last between four and fifteen minutes.
-The use of audio and/or video tapes and live electronics is allowed.
-Composers may submit a maximum of three works.
-Only works for percussion duo that have neither been performed professionally nor published as of September 23rd 2019 shall be accepted.

Composers can choose instruments from the following list:
• 2 five octaves marimbas
• 2vibraphones
• 1xylophone
• 1glockenspiel
• 2 timpani
• 2 kick drums
• 2 snare drums
• 8 tom-toms
• several cymbals
• 2 sets of wood blocks
• 1 tam-tam
• 6 small thai gongs (EU notation: c#’, e’, f’, c#”, e”, f”)
• 1 octave of crotales
• 2 tambourines
• 1 wind chimes
• 2 triangles
• junk percussion

For any questions about instrumentation please contact us at percussionpremiere@gmail.com

Application form
The application is open to composers of all nationalities with no age limit and with no limit on composition style. Composers whose works are selected will be invited to the concert and hosted for the day of the performance, but they must pay their own travel expenses. The application fee is 50€ and corresponds to the membership fee for the Cultural Association PIROKLASTIKA for the year 2019.

Non EU (European Union) citizens will have to bear any additional costs for the bank transfer.

The application should include:
• The completed application form,
which you can download from the website www.percussionpremiere.com
• A curriculum vitae with optional catalogue of works
• The scores of all compositions with program notes in PDF format
• 2019 membership application form
for the Kulturno Društvo - Associazione Culturale PIROKLASTIKA
• Theconfirmationofpayment
• A copy of a valid ID/Passport

Deadlines:
• Application forms September 23th 2019
• Arrival of scores September 23th 2019
• Announcement of successful works September 30th 2019
Entry Fee:€50
Web Site:percussionpremiere.com/wp-content/uploads/2019/06/IPPN_2020_Call4Scores_ENG.pdf