1st OPUS DISSONUS COMPOSITION COMPETITION 2015

1st OPUS DISSONUS COMPOSITION COMPETITION 2015

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 two (2) files in PDF-form to opusdissonus@gmail.com
1 – The first must contain only the musical score (sheet music)
2 – The second must contain the registration form filled and the required vouchers
Submitted works must be unpublished, must never have been performed in public or have received any award, whether under their current title or any other, and must not have been previously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:
pseudonym_name-of-the-work.pdf
pseudonym_registration-and-vouchers.pdf
The submissions are made only by this e-mail: opusdissonus@gmail.com.br

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 1 – Two (2) photos:
Appendix 2 – Scanned copy of ID/passport
Appendix 3 – Voucher of the submission-fee payment by Paypal

SUBMISSION FEE
R$ 50,00 for one (1) work
R$ 80,00 for two (2) works
R$ 100,00 for three (3) works
The payment must be made by Paypal to the e-mail opusdissonus@gmail.com
(*R$ = Real - Brazilian money - BRL)

AWARDS
First Prize:
A R$ 1000,00 fee (One Thousand Reals – Brazilian Money)
Première Mundial of the work in 2016 by the Concert Pianist Artur Cimirro
Live video recording of the piece (will be available in our youtube channel)
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 of the work in 2016 by the Concert Pianist Artur Cimirro
Live video recording of the piece (will be available in our youtube channel)
A special interview about his/her works
Third Prize:
A R$ 500,00 fee (Five Hundred Reals – Brazilian Money)
Première Mundial of the work in 2016 by the Concert Pianist Artur Cimirro
Live video recording of the piece (will be available in our youtube channel)
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
- 20th August 2015 – Deadline for submissions
- 30th September 2015 – 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 the year after the competition in Artur Cimirro's concerts.
- The winning composers shall formally agree to include the statement "OPUS DISSONUS AWARD 2015 - 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.

http://www.opusdissonus.com.br/competition/
opusdissonus(at)gmail(dot)com

20 Aug 2015
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