IMPRONTA ENSEMBLE COMPOSITION COMPETITION

The Ensemble Impronta is pleased to announce its 1st Composition Competition 2019.

Composers of any age and nationality, are encouraged to submit works for any combination of the following instrumentation, ranging from solo to the whole ensemble:

piano, clarinet, string quartet (2 violins, viola and cello)

no doublings allowed

There is no style restriction; we consider the quality of imagination and musical invention.

Any composer is eligible, regardless of age and nationality. Each work must not be longer than 10 minutes. There is no minimum duration. The submitted pieces can be already performed.

Deadline: 15th May 2019 (23:59 Berlin time)

PRIZES

I: 1.000 EUR + publication of the piece by Impronta-Edition + performance

II: 500 EUR + publication of the piece by Impronta-Edition + performance

Special Prizes

2 Scholarships of 200 EUR each to take part to the SHE LIVES Master Class in composition in Budapest as active student
Antonio Perilli Prize: 200 EUR + publication of the piece by Impronta-Edition + performance
Edition Prize: Publication of the piece by Impronta-Edition + performance
The Antonio Perilli Prize will be awarded in memory of Antonio Perilli. Performances of the winning pieces will be part of the concert seasons 2019/2020 of Impronta Ensemble. The Publication on Impronta-Edition is voluntary for the composer.

All candidates taking part to the competition have a 10% discount on the fee as active student of SHE LIVES Master Class in composition in Budapest.

SUBMISSION GUIDELINES

There is an entry fee of 50 EUR for the first work. Additional entries may be submitted for 25 EUR each. Each composer can submit up to 5 works.

Those who apply within the 15th May 2019 to the SHE LIVES Master Class have the right to access to the competition without paying the competition fee for the first work sent. If the partecipant wishes to send more then one work it should be corresponded 25 EUR per each additional work, up to 5 works maximum (including the score sent for the Master Class). More info at: www.shelivesmusic.it/masterclass
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Account Holder: Impronta – Ensemble für neue Musik e.V.
IBAN: DE75 7002 2200 0020 0465 62
Bank Name: Fidor Bank AG
BIC/SWIFT: FDDODEMMXXX
Reason for payment: COMPOSITION COMPETITION IMPRONTA
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PayPal payments are possible directly through this link

PayPal.me/improntaensemble
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Applicants should sent an email to competition@ensemble-impronta.com

with the following documents attached:

1) Score(s) in PDF format. Submitted pieces must be anonymous, only the title of the piece should appear on the score. Handwritten scores will be also accepted, but they should be perfectly readable.

2) Short biography of the composer

3) Commentary of the submitted works (NOT compulsory)

4) MP3 of performance recording, if any (NOT compulsory)

5) Receipt or screenshot of entry fee payment

6) Registration form filled in and signed (download it here)

All submissions must be sent and fees paid within 23:59, Berlin time, of 15th May 2019. Entries and payments received after this date will not be considered. The winning works will be announced latest by 31st May 2019. The decision of the jury is final. The results will be announced on our website and across our social media platforms as well as in private e-mails.

Those who apply to the competition through the SHE LIVES Master Class must send all the documents to: info@shelivesmusic.it

The winning composer must provide the parts latest by 1st July 2019.

For further info please write to: competition@ensemble-impronta.com

RIGHTS

The selected composer retains the ownership of the copyright for the selected work but he/she has to grant Impronta Ensemble irrevocable right to use and perform the work at the concert without any further compensation.

Deadline: 15th May 2019, 23:59 (Berlin time)
Entry fee: 50 EUR for the first work. Additional entries may be submitted for 25 EUR each. Each composer can submit up to 5 works.

JURY

Sidney Corbett, composer, Professor of Composition at the University of Performing Arts Mannheim, chairman of the jury (USA)

Alessio Elia, composer (ITALY)

Andreas Luca Beraldo, principal conductor and founder of Impronta Ensemble and of Impronta Edition (GERMANY)

Jeanne Vogt, principal violin and co-founder of Impronta Ensemble and of Impronta Edition (FRANCE)

15 May 2019
50.00
Euro (EUR)