International Composition Prize 2013: Luxembourg Sinfonietta

The Luxembourg Society for Contemporary Music announces its 10th International Composition Prize for 2013 in cooperation with the Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra.

Composers from all over the world – regardless of age – are invited to present new works for an orchestra consisting of seven traditional Chinese instruments and seven classical western instruments.

Deadline: 15th September 2012

Full information here

International Competition for Music Creation for Women Composers

Magistralia has announced the 4th edition of its International Competition for Music Creation for Women Composers.
This activity, which takes place every two years, looks forward the visibility of women´s work in music, allowing both the performance of contemporary music created by women in Spanish orchestras.
More information can be found at:
The jury is formed by several prestigious women in the musical scene, either performers, musicologists and conductresses.
This competition has the support of WIMUST -Women In Music Uniting Strategies for Talent-, a triennial project promoted by the International Foundation Donne in musica, which, in Spain, counts with the collaboration of the Euterpe-Musica and Women Association and the Women in Music Association.

Departamento de Comunicación
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4th Grazyna Bacewicz International Composer Competition, Lodz 2012, Pol

we are pleased to announce the 4th Grazyna Bacewicz International Composer Competition, Lodz 2012, Poland.
Its organizers are the Grazyna and Kiejstut Bacewicz Academy of Music in Lodz, Poland and the Arthur Rubinstein Lodz Philharmonic.

The competition is open to composers of all nations regardless of age. Each participant may submit more than one score.
Application deadline is 31st August 2012.
Full details can be found on our institutional website
The Jury will consist of eminent composers:
Zygmunt Krauze (Poland), Agustin Charles (Spain), Paul Patterson (United Kingdom) and Chen Yi (China, USA).

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International Wind Ensemble/Concert Band Contest

The Town of Harelbeke (Belgium)’s aim, is holding for the fifth time a biennial International Composition Contest, is to consolidate its position as a “Town of Music” on the world map.
Contemporary music, more specifically in the sector of music for wind and percussion instruments, deserves permanent backing. In our role as a Town Council, our aim is to motivate composers and performers and to provide a window onto the world.
The importance of this contest shouldn’t be underrated.
Building a musical bridge between international communities is, after all, essential to the future of mankind. The contest makes a contribution towards that.
You will find all the regulations of our International Competition for band music on the website:


New Zealand has a proud history of success at the ACL Young Composers competition. We have had numerous first placings, including five in the last twelve festivals.

We are now seeking entries from CANZ members born after 14 October 1982 to represent New Zealand at the Asian Composers League Young Composers Competition being held in Tel Aviv, Israel.

Full details here

Deadline: All required materials must be received by FRIDAY 11 MAY 2012