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['tactus] Young Composers' Forum 2017
The seventh edition of [‘tactus] Young Composers' Forum will take place in Brussels and Mons, Belgium from September 25th to 29th, 2017, under the presence of maestri Ann McKay, Jean-Paul Dessy, Kimmo Hakola, Claude Ledoux, and others to be confirmed.
The first session, held in Brussels, Belgium from September 25th to 27th and with the collaboration of the Brussels Philharmonic, will feature writing for orchestra. Candidates are asked to submit a piece or part of a piece (movement) for symphony orchestra approximately 10 minutes in duration.
Orchestral accompaniment cannot exceed the following instrumentation:
Woodwinds in groups of 3: 3 flutes [including piccolo] - 3 oboes [including English horn] - 3 clarinets [including bass clarinet or soprano clarinet] - 3 bassoons [including contrabassoon]
Brass: 4 horns - 3 trumpets - 3 trombones – 1 tuba
Percussion: 3 players [1 timpanist and 2 percussionists]
Harp: 1 player
Strings: 14 – 12 – 9 – 8 – 6
The second session, held in Mons, Belgium from September 27th to 29th, 2017 and with the collaboration of the ensemble Musiques Nouvelles, will feature writing for chamber ensemble. Candidates are asked to submit a piece for chamber ensemble approximately 10 minutes in duration. Applicants are encouraged to submit a work with particular emphasis on either the piano and / or marimba part/s.
Instrumentation for the chamber ensemble work should not exceed the following (9 musicians):
1 flute (including piccolo, alto flute and bass flute) - 1 clarinet (including bass clarinet and contrabass clarinet) – 1 trombone – 1 guitar (including electric guitar) – percussion* – 1 piano – 1 violin – 1 viola – 1 cello.
Composers 35 years and younger are invited to apply for one or both sessions submitting work/s as indicated in the application requirements. Candidates interested in both sessions need to submit two works (one for each session).
For more information: firstname.lastname@example.org
Jeudi 01 Juin 2017