1st Asia Pacific Saxophone Composition Competition

February 10, 2015 in All Opportunities, Composers by newmusicscotland

The Asia Pacific Saxophone Academy first launches the “1st Asia Pacific Saxophone Composition Competition” to encourage composers to write quality works for the saxophone.

The winning work of each category will be performed by members of the Amigo Saxophone Quartet and the Kasetsart University Wind Ensemble in the Gala concert of the Asia Pacific Saxophone Academy 2015.

The two categories of the competition are:

Category A:

A concerto for solo saxophone (either soprano or alto or both by one soloist) and wind ensemble.

Exact available instrumentation of the wind ensemble:

Piccolo; 1st & 2nd Flute;

E-flat Clarinet; 1st, 2nd & 3rd Clarinet; B-flat Bass Clarinet;

1st & 2nd Alto Sax; Tenor Sax; Baritone Sax;

1st, 2nd & 3rd B-flat Trumpet;

1st, 2nd, 3rd & 4th French Horn in F;

1st & 2nd Trombone; Bass Trombone;

Euphonium; Tuba;

Timpani (4 drums); and 5 Percussionists.

Duration of the work: 8-10 minutes

Category B:

A work for saxophone quartet (soprano, alto, tenor and baritone).

Duration of the work: 5-8 minutes