The Fourth Nikolay Myaskovsky International Competition for Young Composers

13 April 2016 - 14 April 2016 |

The competition founder:

Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory

Deadline for applications: 1 February, 2016

List of participants (passwords)

1.Parole
2.Ивморбут
3. Horus
4.Insomnia
5.barabass
6. Magistr
7.Asyla
8.Фо
9.Ойкумена
10.Хазмадан
11.Quasar
12.Пирожок
13. 1111

Jury

The Jury to be announced.

Applications

  • the competition is open to professional composers born after 1 January 1981, except the laureates of the 1st prize of the previous Nikolay Myaskovsky International Competitions for Young Composer
  • the deadline for submission of the applications is 1 February 2016
  • the application should include:
    • a carefully filled out application form (in .doc file format)
    • the score and the parts in .pdf-format signed by the participant’s identification password only (the password should be invented). No names, signs, tokens or any other personal information are allowed on the score and the parts under penalty of disqualification.
    • scanned documents certifying the participant’s identity and age:
      • Russian nationals – please consult the Russian version of the regulations
      • foreign nationals:

1) a scan of the passport (the pages with photograph, birth date and personal signature required)

2) a scan of the ID-card

      • stateless persons:

a scan of the certificate of identity,  or alien’s passport, or any other applicable ID documents (the pages with photograph, birth date and personal signature required)

    • a scanned document confirming contestant's music education level (diploma of completed studies)
    • a scanned certificate from the employer (for employed) or from the educational institution (for students) confirming the current employment/studies
    • a curriculum vitae:
      • in .doc or .docx file format
      • limited by one page A4
      • including information about date and place of birth, educational institution (current and/or graduated), years of studies, teachers, previous competitions (year, place and award), any other important information
    • a scanned recommendation from the educational institution (high school, college etc.) or from two renowned musicians
    • one digital photo (for promotional issues):
      • neutral background
      • portrait type
      • resolution exceeding 300 dpi
      • file size exceeding 2Mb
      • JPG, PNG and TIFF file formats accepted
      • failure to comply with these conditions may involve an automatic rejection of the application by the Organizing Committee
    • a scanned receipt of payment of the entrance fee
    • a scan of the signed permission granted to the Organizing Committee for personal data processing
  • all the documents and photos should be sent by e-mail to artmosconsv@gmail.com
  • the printed version of the score and the parts (in duplicate) signed by the participant’s identification password only (the envelope should be signed by the real name of the applicant) should be sent by express delivery service and arrive at the Organizing Committee not later than 1 February 2016 to the address:

Organizing Committee of the Fourth Nikolay Myaskovsky International Competition for Young Composers
Office for Festivals, Competitions and Special Events,
Administration for Special Creative Programs,Art Department
Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory
13/6, Bolshaya Nikitskaya str.
125009, Russia, Moscow

 

  • no changes allowed to the program indicated in the application form
  • entrance fee, non-refundable under any circumstances, is
    • 3000 (three thousand) Russian rubles
      • payable by Russian nationals and residents from Russian territory
    • 50 (fifty) US dollars or 45 (forty-five) euros
      • payable by Russian nationals and residents from abroad
      • payable by foreign nationals

The entrance fee should be paid to the Moscow State Conservatory bank account.

Requirements 

  • the applicants should submit one own free-form composition for chamber ensemble with obligatory (not solo) piano (duration 8–10 minutes).

    Ensemble:
    1 flute (+ piccolo)
    1 oboe
    1clarinet
    1bassoon
    percussion (2) instruments:templeblocks, timpani (full composition), big drum.
    1 harp
    string quintet (2 violins, viola,cello, double bass)
    1 pipe
    1 trombone
    1 horn
    1 piano
     
  • only pieces which hasn’t been published and/or officially performed before can be submitted for the Competition
  • not more than one composition from one applicant may be submitted for the Competition.
  • Competition includes three rounds – Preliminary (in absentia), the 1st and the 2nd Rounds (live).
  • The list of participants of the First round as a list of identification passwords will be published on the Moscow State Conservatory website not later than 2 March 2016. The selected participants should arrive according to the dates indicated in the official notification issued by the Organizing Committee.
  • The First Round will be held on 13 April 2016 at the Moscow Conservatory as a concert.
  • The Second Round will be held on 14 April 2016 at the Moscow Conservatory as a concert.

Financial conditions

  • The transportation, accommodation and alimentation expenses for the participants, are covered by the contestants themselves or the represented organization.
  • There is also possibility for not Moscow residents to get the accommodation in guest-rooms. The number of places is limited. It’s necessary to inform competition secretary much in advance in case participant requires the place in guest-rooms. 
  • Issuing invitations and visa support are provided by the Organizing Committee.
  • Once received the official notifications from the Organizing Committee the participants from abroad should contact the nearest Russian Embassy or Consulate to submit the visa processing. All visa expenses are paid by the contestants accordingly to the Russian Consulates requirements.

    Bank account details

The Conservatory’s US Dollar Account

Correspondent Bank: The Bank of New York, USA
SWIFT: IRVTUS3N
IBAN: 890-0057-610
Beneficiary Bank: Sberbank of Russia, Moscow
SWIFT: SABRRUMM
Beneficiary Customer: Moscow State Conservatoire named after P. I. Tchaikovsky
Address: 13/6 Bolshaya Nikitskaya Ulitsa
TIN: 7703107663
Account No.: 40503840438110200266

The Conservatory’s Euro Account

Correspondent Bank: Deutsche Bank AG, Frankfurt-am-Main
SWIFT: DEUTDEFF
IBAN: 10094987261000
Beneficiary Bank: Sberbank of Russia, Moscow
SWIFT: SABRRUMM
Beneficiary Customer: Moscow State Conservatoire named after P. I. Tchaikovsky
Address: 13/6 Bolshaya Nikitskaya Ulitsa
TIN: 7703107663
Account No.: 40503978538111000266

Special terms

  • The participants of the Competition do not receive any fee for their performance at the Competition or for the distribution of the recordings and broadcasts of these performances.
  • The Moscow Conservatory has the exclusive rights on the audio and video records and broadcasts of the Competition auditions and the final concert of the laureates.
  • The Laureates of the Competition have to perform free of charge at the final concert of the Competition. Failure to do so will lead to forfeiture of the Prize.
  • The submission of the application to the Competition means an unconditional consent to all the terms and conditions mentioned above (Download).
  • In case of any arguments concerning the interpretation of the present terms and regulations, the priority to be given the Russian version.

Contacts

The Organizing Committee of the Fourth Nikolay Myaskovsky International Competition for Young Composers
Office for Festivals, Competitions and Special Events,
Administration for Special Creative Programs,
Art Department
Moscow State Tchaikovsky Conservatory
13/6, Bolshaya Nikitskaya str.
125009, Russia, Moscow
Phone: +74956277274
E-mail: artmosconsv@gmail.com