Composition course

VII St. Petersburg International New Music Festival

Timeline

Submission period

Thu Jan 9 at 5 AM UTC

End of submission period

Fri Apr 10 at 8:59 PM UTC

Results date

Mon Apr 13 at 4 PM UTC
The Saint-Petersburg Contemporary Music Center «reMusik.org» announces the VII St. Petersburg International New Music Festival, taking place from May 25th — 31st, 2020. Within the framework of the 2020 festival, reMusik.org offers a Composition Course which will be held from May 21st — June 1st in St. Petersburg, Russia. This creative composing lab is an exciting opportunity for young and emerging composers from around the world. Thirty-six composers will be selected through a portfolio application process to meet and work with renowned composers and internationally acclaimed ensembles invited to this year’s festival.

During the 10 days, the Composition Course gives participants access to distinguished composers, concerts, and masterclasses while affording each participant ample time to compose in a relaxed environment and enjoy the famous White Nights Season in St. Petersburg, Russia!

The festival will be held in distinguished venues around the city, including the Mariinsky Theatre Concert Hall, the New Stage of the Alexandrinsky Theater, the St. Petersburg State Philharmonic, St. Petersburg State Conservatory, Masterskaya M. K. Anikushina and St. John’s Church Jaani Kirik.

Internationally renowned musical collectives will be performing, such as Saint Petersburg State Symphony Orchestra (Russia), Les Percussions de Strasbourg (France), Adapter (Germany), Lemniscate (Switzerland), Moscow Contemporary Music Ensemble (Russia), defunensemble (Finland), Trio SÆTENWIND (Switzerland), Duo Mixed Sound Personnel (Germany) and more. Along with traditional concerts the festival will be additionally offering master classes, scientific conference, presentations, forum, educational lectures and workshops.

TUTORS

Joanna Bailie (United Kingdom), Oscar Bianchi (Switzerland), Pierluigi Billone (Italy), Raphaël Cendo (France), Yuri Kasparov (Russia) and Dmitri Kourliandski (Russia).

ELIGIBILITY

All composers age 18 and over

APPLICATION DEADLINE

Group A: 15th February 2020 (The results will be announced on February 20th, 2020);
Group B: 15th March 2020 (The results will be announced on March 20th, 2020);
Group C: 10th April 2020 (The results will be announced on April 13th, 2020);
Free Auditors: 15th May 2020.

Group A
- Minimum 3 hours of individual lessons with 3 different tutors** (Each lesson is 1 hour);
- Performance and professional recording of their work at one of the festival concerts;
- 45-minutes presentation of their work;
- Access to all events and concerts.

Group B
- Minimum 3 hours of individual lessons with 3 different tutors** (Each lesson is 1 hour);
- Performance a part of their work during 1—2 workshops/reading sessions with ensembles-in- residence or symphonic orchestra;
- 45-minutes presentation of their work;
- Access to all events and concerts.

Group C
- Minimum 3 hours of individual lessons with 3 different tutors** (Each lesson is 1 hour);
- 45-minutes presentation of their work;
- Access to all events and concerts.

Free Auditors
This is a great opportunity for anyone wanting to learn from the accomplished artists and be immersed within the excitement of the Festival. Auditors will additionally have access to all educational events (lessons, workshops, lectures).

PARTICIPATION FEE

Group A: €590
Group B: €450
Group C: €290
Free auditors: free

Details are available at web pages:
https://en.remusik.org/academy/courses/composition/