the matan givol international
composers competition 2019
Meitar Ensemble announces the 4th Matan Givol International Composers Competition:
Composers from all over the world are invited to present works for Meitar Ensemble.
The competition is an open call for composers of all ages and nationalities.
The promotion of New Chamber and Ensemble Music was Meitar Ensemble’s goal and ambition for many years. In its Fourth edition the Competition continues to grow in format and exposure as it will have a public final round for the first time.
I. Prize for the winning Compositions
3-4 pieces will qualify to the final stage that will take place in a concert on June 29th 2019 in the Israel Conservatory, Tel Aviv. Those pieces will be performed and live recorded.
Two prizes will be awarded: 1500 euros (First prize) and 500 euros (Second prize).
II. Conditions for entry and application
There are no age limit or nationality restrictions for composers.
Instruments: The compositions submitted for the competition must be written for a piano trio: Violin, cello & piano. Usage of prepared piano should be discussed with the ensemble.
No usage of additional instruments (instruments which are not on the list, live electronics, etc.) is allowed.
Scores submissions via email only. Scores will not be accepted if they do not meet the conditions for entry.
The works duration must be between 8 to 15 minutes.
Pieces that have won awards in other competitions will not be accepted, never the less, pieces subjected to the competition are not obliged to be new compositions.
The jury’s decision is final and cannot be legally challenged. Furthermore, the jury reserves the right to award no prize.
The results of the first round of the Competition will be announced on the web site www.meitar.net and the social networks no later than May 15th 2019. The results of the final round will be announced on June 29th, 2019.
Deadline for entries: The scores, the registration application and the enclosed documents must be sent no later than April 1st 2019 (23:59 Jerusalem time) to the following email address: firstname.lastname@example.org
A complete application will have the following items:
A full online Application Form (see at bottom of the page)
Scores (in PDF form) to be under pseudonym (the committee will not receive the participants names) + Short description of the work
An artistic and academic curriculum
A copy of the Entry Fee payment document (see below)
Deadline for submission of complete applications: April 1st 2019 (23:59 Jerusalem Time)
III. Entry Fee
The composition must be submitted along with an entry fee of 35 Euro plus comission. The sum should be paid by PayPal:
A copy of the payment document must be included with the application.
The entry fees are non-refundable.
Cheques and credit cards will not be accepted.
IV. Meitar Ensemble will not be able to consider works that do not conform to the guidelines outlined above
V. Participation in the Competition implies the unconditional acceptance of this announcement, as well as consent for the use of the contestant’s personal data (name, nationality, age, cv, etc). Submissions, which do not meet the conditions or deadlines specified above, will not be considered
Email address for entries: email@example.com
The Matan Givol International Composers Competition 2019