10th Galician Wind Band Composition Contes

The 10th Galician Wind Band Composition Contest is organised by the Galician Wind Band Federation or FGBMP (Federación Galega de Bandas de Música Populares).

- The contest is open to composers of any nationality, without an age limit. Each competitor may take part with as many compositions as he or she wishes.

- Compositions must be original and unpublished.

- Compositions must be based on Galician themes or refer in their title to any aspect of Galician culture.

- Deadline is September 24, 2017.

- Compositions may be sent under 3 categories. Instrumentation for each category should be as follows:

3rd Category (8-10 minutes): Fl., Ob., (Bsn.), (Eb Cl.), Cl. 1-2-3; Bass Cl., (Sop. Sax), Alto Sax 1, 2, Tenor Sax, (Bari. Sax); Trp. 1-2, Horn 1-2, Trbn 1-2-3, Euph., Tuba; Up to 4 percussionists

2nd Categrory (8-10 minutes): Picc., Fl. 1-2, Ob. 1-2, (En. horn), (Bsn.), Eb Cl., Cl. 1-2-3; Bass Cl., Sop. Sax, Alto Sax 1, 2, Tenor Sax 1-2, Bari. Sax; Trp. 1-2-3, Flugelhorn, Horn 1-2-3, Trbn 1-2-3, Euph. 1-2, Tuba; (Cello), (Piano); Up to 5 percussionists

1st Category (12-15 minutes): Picc., Fl. 1-2, Ob. 1-2, En. horn, Bsn. 1-2, (Contrabsn), Eb Cl., Cl. 1-2-3; Bass Cl., Sop. Sax, Alto Sax 1, 2, Tenor Sax 1-2, Bari. Sax; Trp. 1-2-3, Flugelhorn 1-2, Horn 1-2-3-4, Trbn 1-2-3, Euph. 1-2, Tuba; (Cello), (Double bass), (Piano); Up to 7 percussionists

Instruments between brackets are optional

- The following prizes will be awarded:

For 3rd and 2nd categories: €1,500, plus a diploma and performance. A finalist work may be granted with €500.

For the 1st category: €2,000, plus a diploma and performance. A finalist work may be also granted €800.

Please download the document below to learn about all the regulations:

Download the Regulations for the 10th Composition Competition in ENGLISH

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