ilSuono Contemporary Music Week

Composition academy


Submission period

Tue Oct 15, 2019 at 11:05 AM UTC

End of submission period

Sun Dec 1, 2019 at 10:59 PM UTC

Results date

Tue Dec 31, 2019 at 5 PM UTC

International ilSuono Contemporary Music Week
An Annual Summer Composition Academy in Città di Castello, Italy
July 18-26, 2020

Composers in residence:
Chaya Czernowin
Rand Steiger

Ensemble Suono Giallo
Guest performer Giacomo Piermatti, double bass

Any composer is eligible to apply regardless of age.

12 Fully Active Participants will be selected
to CATEGORY A: Mixed Media (6) | CATEGORY B: Acoustic (6)

All Fully Active participants get:​
-3 rehearsals of 1-hour each + dress rehearsal of the new work
-premiere of the new work in one of the two final concerts
-recording and video of both the dress rehearsal and concert performance of the new work (by the end of August 2020)
-1.5-hour private lesson with each one of the tutors
-1-hour presentation of their compositional work
-attendance in all the events of the academy
Course Fee: 400 €

After the selection of the 12 Fully Active participants, the selection committee will give the opportunity to three composers to attend the academy as Partially Active participants, who will be asked to write a 2-to-3 minute piece to be read by ensemble Suono Giallo.

All Partially Active participants get:
-1-hour reading session of a 2-to-3 minute piece by Suono Giallo
-zoom recording of the reading session
-1.5-hour private lesson with each one of the tutors
-attendance in all the events of the academy
Course fee: 180 €

Details are available at ilSuono web pages