On the Music Waves - International Composition Contest,

Timeline

Submission period

Tue Nov 29, 2022 at 05AM UTC

End of submission period

Tue Jan 31 at 10:59PM UTC

Results date

Tue Feb 28 at 05PM UTC

Entry or Course Fee

Entry fee 40 € - 65 €
The Art-Waves Cultural Association, in collaboration with the She Lives — the leading European musical association for promoting the dissemination of contemporary music, in order to promote international musical culture, set up On the Music Waves - International Composition Contest, open to musicians from all over the world.

REGULATION

1. PARTICIPANTS
The competition is open to musicians of all ages and nationalities.

2. THEME
The competition theme is the composition of an original piece of music that includes the voice.

3. INSTRUMENTATION
The use of all kinds of musical instruments is allowed.

4. TYPE OF PIECE
The piece can include the voice in all its expressive forms: singing, acting, declamation, vocoder, etc...

5. DURATION OF THE PIECE
The piece must not exceed 10 minutes in length. There are no minimum duration limits.

6. FORMAT OF THE PIECE AND THE TEXT
The piece can be sent in mp3 audio format or score in pdf format. The text, which will be sent in pdf format, can be in any language.

7. PREVIOUS PERFORMANCES AND PUBLICATION OF THE PIECE
The piece may have already been performed and published, and have been awarded in other competitions than those of the Art-Waves Cultural Association and the She Lives Association. Pieces not awarded in previous editions of competitions of the two Associations can be sent again.

8. STYLE OF THE PIECE
There are no style limitations, including crossover music. The jury will evaluate the musical quality and originality of the writing.

9. AWARDS
Prize pool: 3000 Euros

10. DEADLINE
The deadline for entering the competition is 31 January 2023 (23:59 Rome time).

11. ENTRY FEE
The competition participation fee for the first piece submitted is:
• 40 euros for the single participant,
• 55 euros for the participation of a duo,
• 65 euros for the participation of a band of 3 or more members.
Each composer can participate in the competition with a maximum of 5 pieces (first piece + 4 others).
A sum of 20 Euros will be paid for each additional piece. The participation fee can be paid either by bank transfer or through PayPal.

12. JURY
Alessio Ventura - President of the Jury (Composer - Musical producer. EMI - BMG Ricordi)
M° Alessio Elia (Composer. Universal Edition. Universal Music Publishing. Warner Classics)
Ilaria De Rosa (Singer - Composer - Voice actor. Walt Disney Records)

Details are available at web pages:
https://www.onthemusicwaves.com/ENG/