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Composition competition 2018

Composition competition 2018: Piano

Sorodha is glad to announce the new edition of its annual composition competition.

For this edition, we welcome compositions for piano. The winning piece will serve as compulsory piece for the final round of the International Piano Competition "Emmanuel Durlet" to be held in Antwerp on 12–14 April 2019.

The submission deadline is Friday 11th of January 2019, and the entry fee is € 10,00.

The jury will select five works, which will be executed at a public concert on Saturday 23rd of February 2019, after which the jury will award two prizes (€ 1,000.00 and € 500.00).

You can download the full competition rules here.

Please keep following checklist in mind before sending us your score:

  • is your work written for piano (no electronics)?
  • was it originally written for piano?
  • is it suitable to serve as compulsory piece for a piano competition? (Can the candidates study it in just a few weeks? Is it interesting from a pianistic and general musical point of view, besides the compositorial point of view?)
  • has is not been performed, broadcasted or prized in another competition before?
  • is your score anonymous?
  • will we be able to tell it apart from the others based on the title only? Ok, then; otherwise please add a motto, code or other distinctive sign.
  • is it formatted as PDF file and A4 pages?
  • does your second PDF file contain all the necessary data?
  • has the entry fee been paid by PayPal (an extra € 1 can be charged as "shipping" to cover the transaction costs; please do not switch this option off)?
  • have you checked the time zone if filing on the last day before the deadline from elsewhere than Western Europe?

Please take notice of the fact that we're sorry to be unable to accept submissions by regular mail, only by email!