9th International Composition Competition of Póvoa de Varzim – 2015/2016

January 24, 2016 in All Opportunities, Composers by mwhiteside

The International Music Festival of Póvoa de Varzim (FIMPV) announces the ninth edition of the In-ternational Composition Competition of Póvoa de Varzim (CICPV).

The CICPV is open to composers of all nationalities born after the 31st of July 1975.

The chamber music ensemble invited to perform for this year’s competition is the Remix Ensemble, in the fol-lowing formation: flute, clarinet, piano, violin and cello (without conductor). The competing works should use at least three instruments of this formation.

The works should have a duration between 8 (eight) and 15 (fifteen) minutes.
The works must be strictly unpublished, all those that have been made public or commissioned by any means are excluded.

1st and 2nd prizes will be awarded. The jury reserves the right to award honorable mentions. The value of the prize is 2,500 (two thousand five hundred) euros, 1st prize; and 1,000 (thousand) euros, 2nd prize.

The competing works must be submitted as five copies of each score, and may be delivered by hand or sent by registered post mail to the address of Secretariat of FIMPV: Secretariado do Festival Internacional de Música da Póvoa de Varzim, Rua D. Maria I, 56. 4490-538 Póvoa de Varzim, Portugal.

The deadline for submission ends on March 21, 2015, postmark being the proof.