1st Krzysztof Penderecki International Competition for Young Composers

1ST KRZYSZTOF PENDERECKI INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION
FOR YOUNG COMPOSERS

1.
Krakow Branch of the Polish Composers’ Union announces Polish Composers’ Union announces 1st Krzysztof Penderecki International Competition for Young Composers. Composers from every country, who will not be over the age of 35 at the moment of its closing, can take part in the Competition.

2.
The subject of the Competition is a composition for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, and cello,
with a duration from 9 to 14 minutes. Flute and clarinet cannot be modified.

3.
One participant can submit no more than two compositions. A composition cannot be earlier performed, published in any form or awarded in any competition.

4.
3 copies of a score together with parts for performance as well as score in pdf format on
a compact disc, marked with an emblem and a title, with duration written, and a sealed envelope marked with the same emblem, containing an application form, a short bio note,
a note about the piece and a photo (in jpg format), should be sent to the address:
Związek Kompozytorów Polskich
Oddział w Krakowie
ul. Dunajewskiego 5
31-133 Kraków
With annotation: 1st Krzysztof Penderecki International Competition
for Young Composers

not later than on 31 January 2018 (the date of submitting the score decides).

5.
The Jury of the Competition: Marcel Chyrzyński (chairman), Zbigniew Bargielski, Ivan Buffa (Slovakia) and Wojciech Widłak, grants one Main Prize – 1000 USD. What is more,
the awarded composition will be performed in April 2018 on the concert during
30th International Festival of Krakow Composers.
The Jury may not award the Main Prize. Honorary awards may be granted. The decision of the jury is irrevocable and will be announced not later than on 15 February 2018.

6.
Participating in the Competition, a composer declares that the composition can be recorded for purposes of the Organisers of the concert, without any financial claims from his side.
Copies of the score and parts of compositions will be further the property of the Krakow Branch of the Polish Composers’ Union.

7.
Application for the Competition means that a composer agrees to these Regulations. Compositions not meeting the requirements of the Regulations will not be taken into account during the Competition.

8.
Organisers of the Competition have the right to change the date or to cancel the performance of the awarded composition from independent causes.

Any questions send to the Secretary of the Competition – Aleksandra Patalas, e-mail address: sekretarz@zkp.krakow.pl

Information, regulations and application form are available on the website: www.zkp.krakow.pl → competition.

31 Jan 2018