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International Accordion Composition Competition “Francisco Escudero”

 International Accordion Composition Competition “Francisco Escudero”
Summary:Works for accordion
Deadline: 05 September 2019
Date Posted: 03 July 2019
Details: Hauspoz, Euskal-Herriko Akordeoi Elkartea, calls for the XII International Accordion Composition Competition “Francisco Escudero”, whose prize ceremony will be held on 14 of September 2019.

The objective of the contest is to promote the creation of pieces for solo accordion and for accordion in chamber music.

The works may be composed for solo accordion or for chamber music with accordion, and their length may not exceed 10 minutes. The works of chamber music must be composed for a maximum of four players in which there is at least one accordion.

The competition is open to composers of any age and nationality.

Only pieces written after January 2015 will be admitted.

Works presented may be commissioned, but must never have been previous- ly performed either in public or through any digital or mechanical means. Works that have been previously awarded or published will not be admitted.

Scores may be submitted handwritten (with clear spelling, without amendments or rubbing-outs), or computer generated copy. It will be responsibility of the awar- ded composer to procure a printed computer copy as well as the necessary compu- ter files for its execution within 30 days from the publication of the jury's decision.

The composer will hand in three anonymous copies with no visible personal signature in an envelope, which will be identified only by a code or a theme. Works submitted should be enclosed into a sealed envelope which is clearly marked on the outside with the chosen title or headword of the composition, whereas the following details should be included within the envelope: composer’s name and surname, phone number, address, e-mail and signed formal statement proving that the work submitted is unknown and has never been published or performed before. The address the documentation must be sent to is as follows:

HAUSPOZ Euskal Herriko Akordeoi Elkartea Post Office Box 49 20120 Hernani (Gipuzkoa) Spain

The entry fee is 30€. 10€ for ‘Hauspoz’ members. Closing date will be 5th September 2019.

Entry Fee:€10-30