Vienna Classical Music Academy International Composition Competition 2021

COMPETITION RULES & REGULATIONS

• The competition is open to composers of all ages and nationalities 

• The subject of the composition is free.

• Works that have been published before but have not won a competition can participate.

• Compositions should be prepared as PDF and submitted anonymously.

• Composers should not write their credentials on the note
 

CONDITIONS

• Participants can send as many works as they want.

• They can participate with the work(s), solo and more instruments.

• In the orchestration of the works, piano, violin, viola, cello, double bass, flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon, trumpet, trombone, horn, tuba, xylophone, guitar, harp, vocal, choir can be preferred  Any desired instrument combination can be preferred.

• Sections of the works should be presented in A4 format, until 28.02.2021 in PDF format.
• The length of the works is limited to  a maximum of 15 minutes.

• Participation fee is 35 euro per work.

• Compositions must be Anonymous.

• If the work presented by the composer was performed or participated in another composition contest, a description should be included.

•Candidates can make their applications until February 28, 2021, from the application tab on the site, or by sending the following documents to the official e-mail address of the organization. 

* ID of the participant.
* Resume and contact information of the participant (e-mail, telephone, postal address)
* Photo of the participant at least 300 dpi resolution

* Compositions should be prepared as PDF (A4)  and submitted anonymously.
* Youtube link, mp4 recording, mp3 recording. If live recording is not available, it can be recorded in any DAW (Digital Audio Workstation) program and delivered in an understandable mix and mastering (Not required)
* Confirmation letter and parental identity stating that he / she will participate in the contest received from his parents for participants under the age of 18.

* A receipt showing that the application fee for the competition has been paid by any of the options specified on the payment tab on the website.

JURY EVALUATION

• The works will be evaluated by the determined juries. 

• The decision made is final and cannot be changed.

Communication with the jury members until the competition ends is a reason for disqualification.

​​CONTEST CALENDAR
 

28.02.2021 - Application deadline.

15.03.2021 - Announcement of the finalists.

09.05.2021 - Award Ceremony of the winners of the competition.

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