To all our subscribers
Welcome to our June Newsletter. In this issue, we have a reminder about our Annual Bulletin; update to our website; opportunities for performers; as well as the usual reminder of opportunities.
As always, do let me know of any newsworthy items, for the next issue, that would help you to publicise your events in or after August 2018. Likewise, if you hear of any composers’ or performers’ opportunities, just send an email to me at email@example.com.
Reminder, Submissions for Bulletin 2018, issue 17
More material for this year’s bulletin would still be welcome. Note that the bulletin will be lodged in some of our university libraries, so this would be a great opportunity to publicise your news or information about your work. Short scores, articles, news of composers including first performances since the start of 2017 are all welcome.
You can download the call here, but please note that we have extended the deadline to 1 July 2018.
New Composer Profile
The NMSA website has included a new profile of the composer John Simon. Do visit the site and, if you have any comments on the article, feel free to let me know or post a comment on the website itself.
10th International Composition Contest “La Mancha Guitars”
This is a competition for the composition of a guitar ensemble work to encourage young guitarists to enjoy their playing.
Please read brochure for details.
Please note deadline for receipt of scores is 23 November 2018.
2nd Berliner International Online Competition
The “Berliner International Music Competition” has been designed to promote musicians who possess outstanding artistic personality, by offering them remunerated recitals at Berlin Philharmonie – Kammermusiksaal (together with a professional fee), a video and audio recording and the offer to join a music agency, as a free service with no exclusivity.
The Categories are:
D: Woodwinds and Brass
Please visit their website for full information and details of how to apply.
Please also note the final deadline is 12 July.
Reminder of Opportunities
Applicants need to be 8 years or older and scores should be sent to firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line 'GWIM4HumanRights'.
Note: the deadline for applications is 30 June.
Please visit website for full details.
2. Mauricio Kagel Composition Competition
Composers younger than 40 years can submit pieces for piano that are suitable for children and young adults.
Deadline: 15 August 2018.
The prize money totals 10,000 Euros.
For further details, please download information sheet and visit their website.
3. Valentino Bucchi Foundation Composition Competition
The Valentino Bucchi Foundation in collaboration with the Roman Philhamonic Academy announce the 39th edition of the International Composition Competition Contest, ‘Valentino Bucchi Prize’.
Please download for full details.
Note, deadline for submission is 30 June 2018.
4. Music Law, Business & Contracts
Basadi Hatella Pele is hosting a forum titled Music Law, Business & Contracts with specific focus on the music industry. This workshop aims to look into the industry and see what can be done to educate our artists on business law and the industry. This high profile forum will take place at Southern Sun Table Bay Cape Town on the 5 & 6 July 2018.
Please see brochure for more information and registration.
5. São Paulo Contemporary Composers Festival
The São Paulo Contemporary Composers Festival, located in São Paulo, Brazil, will take place from September 21 - 30th, 2018. Opportunities include chamber music performances and two participants will be selected to have an orchestra piece premiered with the Brazilian National Theatre Claudio Santoro Symphony Orchestra in the capital of Brazil, Brasília.
Please visit festival webpage for further information and application form.
Note, deadline for submission is 1 August.