Call String Orchestra NED Ensemble

The NED Ensemble, during its “I Festival delle Arti Contemporanee” announces "Call for scores String Orchestra” to find new compositions to be included in the “I Festival delle arti contemporanee Verona” scheduled in 2020 in the concert hall "Casarini", located in Verona (Italy).
Call for Scores is open to composers of all nationalities, with no age limit.
The submitted compositions can be unexecuted or already carried out in public, even the scores already bound with publishing contracts can participate in the "Call for Scores"
Compositions of any style and aesthetics can participate, till 10 minutes length.
It is not permitted to use any type of electronic and/or amplification
Call for scores - String orchestra
Deadline at 23:59 on 20 January 2020
The scores (one for each candidate) will have to be written for string orchestra (max subdivision of strings: 2, 2, 2, 2, 1)
Two pieces maximum will be selected and performed as part of the “I Festival delle arti contemporanee 2020” on the day 23 February 2020 at Casarini Hall of Hotel “2 Towers”.

International call for scores
To participate in the Call for scores you must submit the following documentation to:
1. Participant’s personal data.

2. scores in pdf or permanent download link;
3. brief biography (up to 500 characters in Italian or English) also containing the following sentence for privacy: I authorize the processing of my personal data pursuant to Legislative Decree 30 June 2003, n. 196 "Code regarding the protection of personal data";
4. brief presentation of the piece/s (max 300 characters in Italian or English)
5. Transfer receipt with the following amount
€ 30,00 Call for Scores - string orchestra

To the following accounts:
NED Ensemble
causal: Participation Call for Scores Ned Ensemble 2020
causal: Participation Call for Scores Ned Ensemble 2020

Jury and results
The jury is composed of:
Federico Zandonà, composer and Director of the music Conservatory E.F.Dall’Abaco” of Verona.
Andrea Mannucci, composer and Artistic director of the NED Ensemble.
Lorenzo Boninsegna, violist and member of the NED Ensemble.
The results of the selection, will be announced to the participants and published on the website (
If selected, participants commit to providing by email and for free the score and the parts for performance, within three days of notification of the results, together with the release of any audio and video recordings.
If selected, the NED Ensemble will communicate the days of the rehearsals and the date of the concert, for further information contact
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20 Jan 2020
Euro (EUR)