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Musica a Arte Composition Contest 6th Edition

International Competition open to all

Composition for Chorus and Chamber Orchestra

The Piccola Orchestra 900

The winner is "Armida e Rinaldo" by Elena Cattini

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Jury of Selection, composed by Daniele Corsi, Giorgio Scardino, and Simone Veccia have selected the follow works:

Contest Jury will be composed by:

SPECIAL HONORARY MEMBERS:

final Concert: Saturday 13th November 2010, 9.30 p.m.

Roma Auditorium Parco della Musica - Goffredo Petrassi hall

FREE ENTRY




Contest's Sponsor:

PRESIDENZA DEL CONSIGLIO PROVINCIALE DI ROMA

consiglio provinciale


S.I.A.E. SOCIETA' ITALIANA DEGLI AUTORI ED EDITORI
SIAE


Partners:

SIBELIUS
Sibelius

MIDIWARE
Midiware

SOCIETA' ITALIANA MUSICA CONTEMPORANEA
Simc

RADIO CITTA' FUTURA
Radio Città Futura


ANNOUNCEMENT OF COMPETITION

Musica e Arte Cultural Association announces the 6th Edition of

MUSICA E ARTE COMPOSITION CONTEST

“Musica e Arte Composition Contest” is an International Competition open to all.

There is not any age or nationality limitation.

Each Composer can submit one score only to the Contest..

The application fee to the Contest is of 50.00 Euro (fifty/00)

The Contest’s winner will receive 1,500 € (one thousand and five hundred), and a Silver plate feature by SIAE, Italian society of authors and publisher, and a copy of the Sibelius Software.

The 6th edition of the Contest is dedicated to unpublished scores, never performed and never awarded any prize, with maximum timing of 7 minutes for

Chorus and Chamber Orchestra


VOICES and INSTRUMENTS

  • Chorus:
  • 1 Soprano
  • 1 Mezzo-soprano
  • 1 Tenor
  • 1 Bariton
  • 1 Bass
  • Instruments:
  • 1 Flute
  • 1 Clarinet ( B flat or A)
  • 1 Trombone
  • 1 Violin
  • 1 Viola
  • 1 Double Bass
  • Percussions (one player) Crash Cymbals, Snare Drum, Tambourine, Tam Tam Triangle Xylophone, Tom Tom, Bongos, Djembè.

The text of the score, in Italian or English language, will be original or free by any permission and copyright, translation included.

In order to facilitate the organization of the orchestra every Applicant must use all the instruments or parts indicated in the list written above.




REGULATIONS

In order to enrol you must submit the application fee of 50.00 Euro by money order to:

Associazione Culturale Musica e Arte
Banca del Fucino Agenzia G
Bank account n. 230131
IBAN: IT53 A031 2403 2170 0000 0230 131
BIC/SWIFT: BAFUITRRXXX

specifying as payment cause “Enrolment to the 6th Edition of MeA Composition Contest”

All the following material must be sent online via the site www.musicaearte.it:

  • a) the Score, size A4 [pdf file]
  • b) the text of the score in Italian or English language [word/rtf/txt file]
  • c) completely filled out application form [online]
  • d) a copy of a valid I.D. [jpg file]
  • e) receipt of application fee payment (50.00 Euro) [jpg file]
  • f) Curriculum Vitae (max 1000 digits, spaces included) [word/rtf/txt file]
  • g) a short text explanation about the Composition (max 1000 digits spaces included) [word/rtf/txt file]
  • g) an Audio file [aif/mp3 file]

The complete documentation, in Italian or English, must be sent within midnight of the

18th OF SEPTEMBER 2010 extented to 30 SEPTEMBER 2010

ONLINE or with E-mail at concorso@musicaearte.it.

The five Composers of the scores selected as finalists will be contacted by e-mail or phone.Then, they must send the following material:

  • a) extracted parts in A4 page size as well as the full score in A3 size for the Conductor written with Finale or Sibelius software [pdf file]
  • b) a photo with 300 dpi resolution [formato tiff o jpg].

These items must be sent online or by e-mail within midnight of the 10th OF OCTOBER 2010.

Other scores, even if not selected as finalists, can be chosen by the Association to be performed at large if considered artistically valid.

The materials sent for the Contest won’t be returned, and will remain in Association’s archive.

Since the premiere of a new composition is a moment of great responsibility, the Composers selected as finalists will be invited to the rehearsals as to work-out, with the Conductor, the best execution.

All travel expenses are responsibility of the finalists to the Contest.

The rehearsals will take place in Rome, Italy.

The final Concert will respect the following schedule:

Saturday, 13th of November 2010 – AUDITORIUM PARCO DELLA MUSICA – Goffredo Petrassi Hall – Rome

  • a) execution of all the Compositions selected as finalists.
  • b) the Jury votes and declares the winner/s
  • c) re-execution of the winning Composition/s
  • d) award ceremony: The winner will receive Euro 1,500 (one thousand and five hundred) and a copy of the “Sibelius“.

The "LABIRINTO VOCALE", chorus and the Piccola Orchestra ‘900 with Simone Veccia as Conductor will perform the Concert.

There will be only one winning work.

Juries of the 6th Edition will be the following:

Jury of Selection composed by 3 members of the Association Musica e Arte (two Composer and one Conductor)

Contest Jury composed by five members.

Judges will be selected before the deadline of the Contest.

For any further information please contact Musica e Arte Cultural Association at:

Associazione Culturale Musica e Arte

Phone/Fax +39 06 58209051 - E-mail: concorso@musicaearte.it

All Documentation can be downloaded on www.musicaearte.it

Musica e Arte Associazione Culturale

Roma 6 April 2010