Pierrot Ensemble - Noosa ISAM Composition Competition

The 2019 Noosa ISAM Gala Pierrot Ensemble New Composition Competition is open to all composers, regardless of age or nationality.

PRIZE: First prize will win receive a $1000 cash Prize, a professional performance and recording of the work at the Noosa ISAM Gala concert by the esteemed ensemble in residence.

ENSEMBLE IN RESIDENCE: Ensemble Offspring is Australia’s pre-eminent adventurous new music group. With a reputation for original and unique programming at the highest level, Ensemble Offspring pursues an agenda of directly shaping the music of our time.

INSTRUMENTATION: Composers can write for the complete ensemble or any line up they so desire – from solo to full ensemble. The ensemble sextet includes

percussion (one performer)
and piano.


The work must be a recent work, composed in the past two years.
Length: The work should not be longer than 12 minutes, there is no minimum time.
Staff and faculty of ISAM, Noosa ISAM or Colorado College may not enter.
Judging will be by Noosa ISAM faculty.
The judges decision will be final and no correspondence will be entered into.

Submission Deadline: 30 November 2018
Judges Meeting: 01 December 2018
Result Notification: 03 December 2018
Score and Parts due by 04 January 2019
Gala Performance & Recording 07 March 2019

Composers will need to fill in the registration form (available at https://noosaisam.com/gala-composition-competition/) and pay the registration fee by 30 November 2018 to be eligible. As part of the application, we ask all applicants to supply their piece in two formats: a pdf of your Scores + an mp3 of accompanying audio, either live performances or midi rendering.

30 Nov 2018
U.S. Dollar (USD)