Composition Section Rules

Applications for the Composition section must be submitted online through

Deadline for applications: April 15th, 2018.

The online application form should include personal information and electronic documents of the applicant as follows:

  • Full Name of the author
  • Residence address, phone number and e-mail address
  • Copy of birth certificate/ID/Passport – electronic format
  • Two recent photos in digital format
  • Short biography by filling in the standard form
  • Payment of the application fee document

The scores of the works must be uploaded in PDF format within the application form.

The Competition takes place anonymously. The scores must be submitted under a MOTTO.

The MOTTO must appear on the first page of the score and the document must be named according to the motto.

The scores which show the competitor’s name will be disqualified.

The submitted works must be new (not have been performed in public) otherwise will be disqualified.

The works will be evaluated by an international jury.

The winners will be announced after the Jury’s deliberation and will be contacted by the Competition Secretariat.

Competitors may choose between:

Symphonic Music

Orchestral scores may not exceed:

14 violins I, 12 violins II, 10 violas 8 cellos 6 double-basses
3 flutes 3 clarinets 3 oboes 3 bassoons
4 french horns 3 trumpets 3 trombones 1 tuba
timpans + 3 percussion groups
harp piano  celesta  glockenspiel  harmonium  synthesizer

 Chamber Music

Works for a group of 1 to maximum 10 performers with or without vocal participation.

The duration of the work for each section must be of minimum 10 minutes and maximum 30 minutes.

Application form