Composers’ Competition for 10th Wind & Percussion Competition

28 August 2018 - 03 September 2018 |

The results of The International Composers’ Competition for Composing a Mandatory Piece to Be Performed at the Second Round of the Moscow Conservatory’s Tenth International Competition of Performers on Wind and Percussion Instruments

  • for the best piece for solo marimba:  Garсia José Alejandro "Road trip" (Venezuela)
  • for the best piece for woodwind quintet: Zgirskaya Elizaveta "The Borges` Rose" (Russia)

1. General Provisions

1.1. The name of the competition is “The International Composers’ Competition for Composing a Mandatory Piece to Be Performed at the Second Round of the Moscow Conservatory’s Tenth International Competition of Performers on Wind and Percussion Instruments” (hereinafter to be referred to as “the Competition”).
1.2. The founder of the Competition is Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory (hereinafter to be referred to as “the Conservatory”).
1.3. The Competition will be held during a time period from 28 August until 3 September 2018.

2. The Jury

Members of the jury will be announced later.

3. Prizes and Awards

3.1. The Organizing Committee of the Competition has established the following prizes:

  • for the best piece for solo marimba: 20,000 rubles;
  • for the best piece for woodwind quintet: 20,000 rubles.

3.2. All the prizes will be paid to the Competition laureates in rubles, with taxes to be deducted under Russia’s legislation.
3.3. The compositions by the Competition laureates will be mandatory for their performance at the Second Round of the Moscow Conservatory’s Tenth International Competition of Performers on Wind and Percussion Instruments.
3.4. The jury has the right to recommend that the Conservatory publish the Competition pieces whose authors will not be awarded.

4. The Competition Procedure

4.1. The Competition will be held in two nominations:

  • a piece for solo marimba;
  • a piece for woodwind quintet.

4.2. Any composers, with no restrictions whatsoever, may participate in the Competition.
4.3. Every applicant may submit no more than one piece in each nomination.
4.4. No pieces earlier published, publicly performed or awarded at any other competitions may participate in the Competition.
4.5. The Competition piece may not last shorter than five minutes and longer than seven minutes.
4.6. The score of the Competition piece must be submitted under the participant’s identifying password, with no author’s name shown anywhere.
4.7. All decisions of the jury shall be final and irrevocable.

5. The Procedure of Applying

5.1. The deadline for submitting the application, the score and the documents shall be 27 August 2018.
5.2. The Competition’s official e-mail is: artmosconsv@gmail.com
5.3. In order to participate in the Competition, scanned copies of the following documents must be forwarded at its official e-mail address:
5.3.1. the questionnaire, filled out and personally signed (download *.DOC);
5.3.2. the competing score (*.pdf only) marked by the applicant’s identifying password only.
5.4. In the event an applicant refuses to participate in the Competition, the scans of his/her documents will not be returned.
5.5. The fact of forwarding the application shall mean the applicant’s unconditional consent with all the provisions of these Regulations.

6. Special Provision

These Regulations are published on the Conservatory’s official website both in Russian and in English. In the event any disputes or disagreements arise in the interpretation of any provisions of these Regulations, the version published in Russian shall prevail.

7. Contact Information

The Competition’s Organizing Committee:
Department for Festivals, Competitions and Special Events of Tchaikovsky Moscow State Conservatory’s Center for Coordinating Artistic Projects
Mailing address: 13/6 Bolshaya Nikitskaya Street, Bld. 1, Moscow, 125009, Russia
Telephone: +7 (495) 627 7274
E-mail: artmosconsv@gmail.com