International Composition Masterclass 2021

with STEFANO GERVASONI and MotoContrario ensemble


Submission period

Thu May 6 at 4 AM UTC

End of submission period

Wed Jun 30 at 9:59 PM UTC

Results date

Sat Jul 10 at 4 PM UTC

Entry or Course Fee

Active participants 330 €

MotoContrario organizes, within the Festival Contrasti 2021 and with a partnership with the Trento Conservatory F.A. Bonporti, an International Composition Masterclass held by STEFANO GERVASONI, professor at the National Superior Conservatory of Paris and acclaimed as one of the most significant authors in the contemporary musical creation panorama.

From 8th to 12th September 2021 in Trento (Italy) with
- two individual lessons and lecture with STEFANO GERVASONI
- reading session
- concert (in October/November 2021) by MotoContrario ensemble dedicated to pieces by M° Stefano Gervasoni and the creations of the students of the Masterclass (after selection) within the 2021 edition of Mondi Sonori Festival in Trento

- Clarinets (Bb - Bass in Bb)
- Sax (Soprano - Alto - Tenor - Baritone)
- Trumpet (Bb - C - D - Eb - Piccolo A/Bb - Flugelhorn soprano - Bb Cornet)
- Piano
- Viola

- EFFECTIVE STUDENTS (10 places): € 330
- AUDITORS (via streaming, exclusively the reading session held by the Motocontrario ensemble and M° Gervasoni's seminar, scheduled for Saturday 11th September): 10€

Deadline for the application on 30th June 2021

To apply to the selection send an email to with the following documentation:
Subject: NAME + SURNAME - Effective Stefano Gervasoni
- link to one / two scores in pdf format uploaded online (personal website, Google Drive, Issuu, or similar);
- link to one / two recordings on soundcloud / youtube / vimeo / personal site etc .;
- artistic and academic curriculum vitae
The selection, personally supervised by the guest teacher, will take place by 10th July 2021.

The complete rules are available here