Distat Terra Festival 2018 - Third International Workshop for Young Composers AntiquaNova

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3rd International Workshop for Young Composers AntiquaNova 2018

Musica AntiquaNova Foundation announces the Third International Workshop for Young Composers AntiquaNova 2018, to take place in Choele Choel (Río Negro, Argentina) from December 15th through 22th of 2018.
The Workshop, to be held as part of the second edition of the Distat Terra Festival, is open to composers of any nationality. The Workshop will be leaded by guest composer Natalia Solomonoff (Argentina) and the Quartetto Maurice (Italy) will be the ensemble in residence.
Selected composers, in two categories, active and auditing students, will be chosen through a Call for Scores and Recordings. The activities during the workshop will be:

Active composers:
1. Writing of a new piece for string quartet (max. duration 10 minutes).
2. Rehearsals and premiere in concert of all writen pieces.
3. Individual and collective classes with the guest composer.
4. Individual presentations given by all selected composers about their own music.
5. Free entrance to all concerts and rehearsals at the Distat Terra Festival.

Auditing composers:
1. Individual and collective classes with the guest composer.
2. Individual presentations given by all selected composers about their own music.
3. Free entrance to all concerts and rehearsals at the Distat Terra Festival.
The fee (see details below) for taking part in the Workshop includes accomodation and certain meals, from December 15th (check-in) through December 23 (check-out) of 2018, in Choele Choel. Selected composers are responsible for their own travel expenses to Argentina/Choele Choel, with arrival on December 15th, 2018.

Interested participants should send to info@fundacionmusicaantiquanova.org all requested materials, as follows:

1. Short CV in English or Spanish.
2. Score and recording of two pieces by the applicant, as attached files or as links for downloading in case of big files (please, without deadline for downloading).
3. Indicate if you want to participate in the selection process as Active or Auditing composer.
4. In case of not being selected as an active composer please also indicate if you would like to participate in the selection process as auditing composer.
5. Indicate in the body of the E-mail: full name, telephone number, nationality, contact email and website (optional).

Deadline for application: August 20th, 2018.
Results will be annunced by August 24th, 2018.
Selected active composers must send the scores and parts of his/her new pieces for string quartet before October 18th, 2018.

Fees:

Active composers:
U$S 500 (five hundred U.S. Dollars).

Auditing composers:
U$S 350 (three hundred and fifty U.S. Dollars).

Detailed info: https://issuu.com/serranojm77/docs/workshopyoungcomposers2018f

For questions: info@fundacionmusicaantiquanova.org
More info: https://www.facebook.com/fundacionmusicaantiquanova

Quartetto Maurice: http://www.quartettomaurice.com/it
Natalia Solomonoff: http://nataliasolomonoff.blogspot.com/?m=1

Published date: 
28 Jul 2018