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INTERNATIONAL ilSUONO CONTEMPORARY MUSIC WEEK

 INTERNATIONAL ilSUONO CONTEMPORARY MUSIC WEEK
Summary:Composition Academy
Deadline: 01 December 2019
Date Posted: 17 October 2019
Details: FULLY ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS
12 Fully Active Participants will be selected
CATEGORY A: Mixed Media (6) | CATEGORY B: Acoustic (6)

All Fully Active participants get:
3 rehearsals of 1-hour each + dress rehearsal of the new work
premiere of the new work in one of the two final concerts
recording and video of both the dress rehearsal and concert performance of the new work (by the end of August 2020)
1.5-hour private lesson with each one of the tutors
1-hour presentation of their compositional work
attendance in all the events of the academy

Details of the new works:
-Score and parts must be submitted via email by May 15, 2020.
-The duration should strictly not exceed 8'.
-Upon acceptance, the selected composers will be asked to send three different instrumental line-ups, for which they would be interested in writing.

Course Fee:
400

The fee should be paid in two portions:
- 250, after the notification of acceptance.
(further instructions will be provided via email)
- 150, with the submission of the new work, on May 15, 2020.

* Course Fees do not go towards the coverage of any accommodation, board, or travel expenses of the participant.
** All fees are non-refundable.

PARTIALLY ACTIVE PARTICIPANTS
3 Partially Active Participants will be selected

After the selection of the 12 Fully Active participants, the selection committee will give the opportunity to three composers to attend the academy as Partially Active participants, who will be asked to write a 2-to-3 minute piece to be read by ensemble Suono Giallo.

All Partially Active participants get:
1-hour reading session of a 2-to-3 minute piece by Suono Giallo
zoom recording of the reading session
1.5-hour private lesson with each one of the tutors
attendance in all the events of the academy

Details of the new works to be read:
-Score and parts must be submitted via email by June 25, 2020.
-The duration should be strictly 2'-3'.
-Upon acceptance, the selected composers will be asked to send the instrumental line-up, for which they would be interested in writing.

Course Fee:
180

The fee should be fully paid after the notification of acceptance.
(further instructions will be provided via email)

* Course Fees do not go towards the coverage of any accommodation, board, or travel expenses of the participant.
** All fees are non-refundable.

How To Apply

ELIGIBILITY
Any composer is eligible to apply regardless of age.

APPLICATION DEADLINE
December 1, 2019
(by 11:59pm, Eastern European Time)

APPLICATION MATERIALS
Through the online application form, composers should submit a permanent link
to one (preferably Dropbox or Google Drive) folder, which should contain the following:

1. CV and BIO (max 200 words) (.pdf) in English, combined in one file
2. HQ ARTISTIC PHOTO (.jpeg) to be used in case of acceptance
3. TWO RECENT WORKS [scores (.pdf) and recordings (.mp3)]

PREFERRED CATEGORY
In the application form, the applicant will be asked to choose the category
[CATEGORY A: Mixed Media or CATEGORY B: Acoustic]
to which s/he is applying.

Notes on the application submission:
At least one recording is required.
Midi recordings will not be acceptable.
All recordings should strictly be in MP3 format.
Submitted works could be of any instrumentation.
For Category A applicants: At least one work with electronics is required.
Make sure the link to your folder is permanent. Applications with expired or non-functional links will be automatically rejected.

APPLICATION FEE
An application fee of 12 should be payable through Paypal to ilsuono.academy@gmail.com

In case the applicant cannot proceed to and/or complete the payment of the application fee through Paypal,
an alternative payment option would be through bank transfer.

SELECTION COMMITTEE
Chaya Czernowin | 2020 resident composer
Rand Steiger | 2020 resident composer
ensemble Suono Giallo | resident ensemble
Giacomo Piermatti | guest performer
Theocharis Papatrechas | artistic director

NOTIFICATION
Selected applicants will be notified by the end of December 2019.
Entry Fee:12
Web Site:www.ilsuonoacademy.com/application2020?fbclid=IwAR1yWVsEmh5U0WfxrL15Z0MXcN6JDmybq1cTn79e6-FXf_SueM54ySH_N_Q