XIII International Shnittke Competition of Young Composers

Dear colleagues!
We are glad to invite you to participate in the XIII International Shnittke Competition of Young Composers.
The Competition will be held in the Saratov State Sobinov Conservatory on the 24–26 November 2020.
The organizers are the theory of music and composition department of the Saratov Conservatory and the Guild of young musicians of the Russian Musical Union ("MolOt International Group").
Composers not older than 30 years by the day of the beginning of the Competition are entitled to participate.
The Competition has two categories: «Composition for a chamber ensemble» and «Composition for a young organ player». Every participant can take part on one or two categories.
For the category «Composition for a chamber ensemble», one work must be presented written for two or more instruments from the listed below – organ, flute, violin, double bass, piano, voice (soprano). An electronic phonogram can be used as one of the parties. The maximum duration of a composition is 15 minutes. A composition must use a theme by A.G. Shnittke (see Appendix 1 in the statute of the Competition).
For the category «Composition for a young organ player», one work for an organ solo must be presented. The maximum duration of a composition is 5 minutes.
The Competition is held in two rounds: the first round is distance (selection). It is held in the period of the 1 –15 October 2020 and includes studying, evaluation and selection of the sent-in compositions. The second round is in-person and consists of public hearings on the 24–26 November 2020.
The applications will be admitted till the 30 September 2020 via e-mail konkurs schnittke@mail.ru.
For more information and instructions on how to apply please read the Statute of the Competition:
http://www.sarcons.ru/image/Novosti/2020/%D0%A4%D0%B5%D0%B2%D1%80%D0%B0%...

30 Sep 2020
1000.00
Russian Rouble (RUB)