3rd OPUS DISSONUS COMPOSITION COMPETITION 2017

3rd OPUS DISSONUS COMPOSITION COMPETITION 2017

RULES

SUBMISSION
The competition is open to all composers, regardless of nationality or age.
Composers must submit piano solo works no longer than twelve (12) minutes.
Submissions are limited to three (3) works per composer.

CONDITIONS
The composers must send three (3) files to opusdissonus@gmail.com
1 – The first must contain only the musical score (sheet music in PDF)
2 – The second must contain the registration form filled and the required vouchers (PDF)
3 – The third must be an audio file of the piece (MIDI or mp3 only)

Submitted works must be unpublished, must never have been performed in public or have received
any award, whether under their current title or any other, and must not have been previously
commissioned.

Transcriptions, arrangements, paraphrases or works which includes musical references to other
works are not accepted.

ATENTION!
The musical score must contain in the first page only its title and the composer's pseudonym.
Any other form of identification in the score means disqualification.
Manuscripts are not accepted.
All the pages must be numbered.

It is recommended to name the files as follows:
your-pseudonym_name-of-the-work.pdf
your-pseudonym_registration-and-vouchers.pdf
your-pseudonym_name-of-the-work.mid
The submissions are made only by this e-mail: opusdissonus@gmail.com

REGISTRATION FORM
Fill the registration form (see example below), add a scanned copy of your ID/Passport together with
two (2) different good quality photos for divulgation and the voucher of the submission fee
payment.
All these files must be together in one PDF only (pseudonym_registration-and-vouchers.pdf)
(registration form example)
Pseudonym:
Full Name:
Artistic Name:
Full Address:
Phone Number:
E-mail with registered PAYPAL account:
Website:
Biography:
Appendix – Two (2) photos, Scanned copy of ID/passport &Voucher of the submission-fee payment
by Paypal

SUBMISSION FEE
US$ 30,00 for one (1) work
US$ 40,00 for two (2) works
US$ 50,00 for three (3) works
The payment must be made by Paypal to the e-mail opusdissonus@gmail.com
(*US$ = American Dollars)

AWARDS

First Prize:
A *R$ 1000,00 fee (*One Thousand Reals – Brazilian Money)
Première Mundial Recording of the work in 2018 by the Concert Pianist Artur Cimirro
A special interview about his/her works
A special Trophy designed by the Artist Antonio Alfonso Luciano

Second Prize:
A *R$ 500,00 fee (*Five Hundred Reals – Brazilian Money)
Première Mundial Recording of the work in 2018 by the Concert Pianist Artur Cimirro
A special interview about his/her works

Third Prize:
A *R$ 500,00 fee (*Five Hundred Reals – Brazilian Money)
Première Mundial Recording of the work in 2018 by the Concert Pianist Artur Cimirro
A special interview about his/her works
* The awards shall not affect the composer's intellectual property rights in any way.
** The payment of the fee to the award-winings will be made directly by Paypal to his/her paypal
account free of charge to the award-winning. If the award-winning request any other system for
receiving the fee, then the taxes will be charged.

DEADLINES
- 30th October 2017 – Deadline for submissions
- 30th November 2017 – Juri's decision made available on www.opusdissonus.com.br/competition/
- The jury's decision shall not be open to appeal.
- The award-winning works shall be given their world premiere recording the year after the
competition by Maestro Artur Cimirro.
- The winning composers shall formally agree to include the statement "OPUS DISSONUS
AWARD 2017 - www.opusdissonus.com.br" in any further publications, performances, recordings,
etc., of the award-winning works.
- The composer shall thus formally agree to reserve the world premiere for Opus Dissonus
Competition free of any charge.
- By submiting to this competition the composer is in agreement with all these rules.
- All circumstances not provided in these rules and regulations will be discussed separately.

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THE WORKS OF THE 2015 WINNERS ARE BEING POSTED IN THE WEBSITE:
http://www.opusdissonus.com.br/competition/2015.htm

DURING THIS YEAR ALL THE AWARDED PIECES OF THE PREVIOUS EDITIONS WILL BE MADE AVAILABLE FOR LISTENING IN YOUTUBE LINKS - SO, CHECK THE WEBSITE LATER!

30 Oct 2017
30.00
U.S. Dollar (USD)