Composer’s Voice concert series

May 24, 2015 in All Opportunities, Composers by newmusicscotland

Vox Novus is calling for solo violin works up to 3 minutes in duration, composed for Eva Ingolf to be premiered on October 24, 2015 for the Composer’s Voice concert series at Symphony Space in New York City as part of the Vox Novus 2015 Festival.
Solo violin

Eva Ingolf’s work can be heard here:

https://www.youtube.com/playlist?list=PLaOshUUAH1l8v00BaqqnpVYn6yDv30ilG

Guidelines:
-Works are for solo violin only.
-Works should be composed specifically for this call and performer.
-All pieces must be premieres and not previously performed.
-No works over 3 minutes will be reviewed.
-Multiple submissions are not accepted. Send your best work!
-Works need to be submitted online at www.MusicAvatar.org
-You will need to register with Music Avatar for free to submit your work online.
-When registering make sure to upload a profile picture.
-After logging in to Music Avatar, select the opportunity named ” Vox Novus 2015 Festival Call: Eva Ingolf, violin and press the “submit” button to start the submission process.
-You will need to provide a maximum 100 word biography and 100 word program notes.
-You will be able to upload a score as a PDF file (You may also upload an audio file; however it is not required.)
-Must include the dedication to Eva Ingolf on the score.
-Performance notes should be included in the score.

Results will be announced via the Composer’s Voice website and the new music newsletter: NM421 www.NM421.com

More can be found be found at: www.ComposersVoice.com

Eva Ingolf  is a well known Icelandic violinist particularly recognized for her authoritative performances of solo works by J. S. Bach. She comes from a leading musical family and her father, Ingólfur Gu?brandsson, premiered many of the great choral works in Iceland and six of her sisters and brothers are professional musicians who have made an important contribution to the high quality of the musical life in the country. Eva Ingolf currently lives in New York City with her husband Kristinn Sv. Helgason, an official of the United Nations Secretariat and their daughter, Andrea Kristinsdóttir, a musician and actress.
She began violin studies at a young age, gaining early recognition for outstanding musical talent, including the beautiful tone and artistic interpretation of her playing. After studying at the Conservatory of Reykjavík for 6 years, Eva left Iceland to study with some of Europe’s finest violin pedagogues. Her playing has been greatly influenced by the spirit of the Russian and East-European violin schools. At the Royal Conservatory of Brussels, she was a student of Prof. Leon-Ara, followed by studies with Prof. Corrado Romano at the Conservatory of Geneva and Prof. Istvan Parkanyi at the Sweelink Conservatory in Amsterdam During these years she won many awards, as well as scholarships to study with world renowned pedagogues such as Stephan Gheorghiu, Victor Pikaizen, Zachar Bron and Tibor Varga.
Throughout her career, Eva has given numerous solo recitals in well-known concert halls in Iceland, Japan, United States, Russia and Europe, including regularly at the Hall at Carnegie Hall, the Trinity Church in New York City and the Corcoran Gallery of Art in Washington D.C., receiving high acclaim from music critics as well as the general public. She has released two highly-regarded CDs on the Japis label. Eva has also recorded for the Icelandic State Radio. In 1995-1996, she undertook studies in composition, conducting and orchestration at Harvard University.