THE MATAN GIVOL INTERNATIONAL COMPOSERS COMPETITION 2018- MEITAR ENSEMBLE

Composers from all over the world are invited to present works for Meitar Ensemble.
The competition is an open call for composers of all ages and nationalities.
The promotion of New Chamber and Ensemble Music was Meitar Ensemble’s goal and ambition for many years. With this competition we take on yet another path to find those hidden jewels of New Music and bring them to the front stage .

I. PRIZE FOR THE WINNING COMPOSITION
2,000 euro and one public performances on June 30th 2018. The piece will be conducted by Ilan Volkov and recorded live.

II. CONDITIONS FOR ENTRY AND APPLICATION
There are no age limit or nationality restrictions for composers.
Instruments: The compositions submitted for the competition must use any combination of the following instrumentation, with a minimum of five performers: flute (doubling on picc and alto flute), clarinet (doubling on bass clarinet), violin, viola, cello, piano, percussion: vibraphone, 4 octave marimba, glockenspiel (any other requirements for percussion instruments should be discussed in advance). Usage of prepared pianos should be discussed with the ensemble.
No usage of additional instruments (instruments which are not on the list, live electronics, etc.) is allowed.
Scores submissions via email only. Scores will not be accepted if they do not meet the conditions for entry.
The works duration must be between 8 to 15 minutes.
Pieces that have won awards in other competitions will not be accepted, never the less, pieces subjected to the competition are not obliged to be new compositions.
Deadline for entries: The scores, the registration application and the enclosed documents must be sent no later than April 1st 2018 (23:59 Jerusalem time) to the following email address: ceme.meitarensemble@gmail.com
A COMPLETE APPLICATION WILL HAVE THE FOLLOWING ITEMS:
A full online Application Form (see at bottom of the page)

Scores (in PDF form) to be under pseudonym (the committee will not receive the participants names) + Short description of the work

An artistic and academic curriculum

A copy of the Entry Fee payment document

The jury will consist of Meitar Ensemble members and the ensemble’s composer in residence, Mr. Philippe Leroux and the ensemble’s conductor in residence, Mr. Pierre-Andre Valade
The jury’s decision is final and cannot be legally challenged. Furthermore, the jury reserves the right to award no prize.
The entry fees are non-refundable.
The results of the Matan Givol International Composers Competition 2018 will be published on the web site www.meitar.net and the social networks no later than May 15th 2018.
DEADLINE FOR SUBMISSION OF COMPLETE APPLICATIONS: APRIL 1ST 2018 (23:59 JERUSALEM TIME)
III. ENTRY FEE
The composition must be submitted along with an entry fee of 35 Euro plus commission. The sum should be paid by PayPal.

A copy of the payment document must be included with the score.
The entry fees are non-refundable.
Cheques and credit cards will not be accepted.
IV. MEITAR ENSEMBLE WILL NOT BE ABLE TO CONSIDER WORKS THAT DO NOT CONFORM TO THE GUIDELINES OUTLINED ABOVE
V. PARTICIPATION IN THE COMPETITION IMPLIES THE UNCONDITIONAL ACCEPTANCE OF THIS ANNOUNCEMENT, AS WELL AS CONSENT FOR THE USE OF THE CONTESTANT’S PERSONAL DATA (NAME, NATIONALITY, AGE, CV, ETC). SUBMISSIONS, WHICH DO NOT MEET THE CONDITIONS OR DEADLINES SPECIFIED ABOVE, WILL NOT BE CONSIDERED
Email address for entries: ceme.meitarensemble@gmail.com

1 Apr 2018
35.00
Euro (EUR)