Composition Competition in memory of Karlheinz Stockhausen

Composition Competition in memory of Karlheinz Stockhausen

Composers all over the world are called to submit their original music scores for piano, piano and electronics or electronics to the Composition Competition in memory of Karlheinz Stockhausen.

There are no stylistic restrictions and no age restrictions. Composers are called to submit works that are individual, authentic and free in style. Works are being considered for their aesthetic and artistic quality not particular stylistic idiom. Works can have a duration of ca. 1-15 minutes. If electronics are used, please submit a mpg3 file of the electronic component of the composition along with the score.

Scores can be handwritten, computer scores with notation software, graphic, image, text, photographic, improvisatory.

The winning work/s will be announced and performed within the Happy New Sounds Concert Series by Neue Musik Frankfurt in Frankfurt am Main. Winning composers will receive an officially signed certificate by Neue Musik Frankfurt certifying to be winners of the Composition Competition in memory of Karlheinz Stockhausen.

Submission materials should include a copy of the score as pdf or jpeg file, if electronics are used a file of the electronic component in stereo two channel mpg3, a short CV, a short program note and a short statement signed by the composer that the work is his/her original work and to allow unconditional performance of the submitted work by Neue Musik Frankfurt.

Submissions should be sent via eMail to: patrick.sutardjo@web.de

The submission fee for the Composition Competition in memory of Karlheinz Stockhausen is 25 Euros per piece submitted. Composers are permitted to submit more than one original work. The submission fee applies for each composition respectively if more than one composition is submitted. Payment of the submission fee can be made via Paypal invoice sent to the composer via eMail when submission documents are received, www.moneygram.com, Western Union or regular bank transfer. If the submission fee is wished to be paid by moneygram, Western Union or regular bank transfer, the composer will at request be sent the bank details for the payment of the submission fee via eMail to be able to pay the submission fee in due time.

Once the submission is complete the composition/s is/are entered fully into the Competition for consideration by the jury for selection and performance.

Winners will be notified via eMail after the submission deadline when the submission process is finished. Please, note: Due to absence of automated electronic systems of reply not all participating composers can be notified due to experienced high numbers of submissions and participation, only winning composers will be directly notified via eMail.

Submission of a piece/pieces along with the required submission documents and the payment of the submission fee that is free, voluntary and non-refundable do not imply any conditional claims on the side of the composer towards the jury and the selection process of the jury that is free and unconditional. The jury reserves the right subjectively to not select a piece if standards of artistic quality, aesthetics, good playibility or integrity are not adequately met, if the jury freely, subjectively and unconditionally decides to not select a piece or if the submission is not complete.

29 Feb 2020
25.00
Euro (EUR)