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This is a space for news, and information about events and opportunities of interest to the New Zealand composition community.
Please forward any such information to email@example.com, and it will be posted here.
1. Encourage college students majoring in arts, humanities, education, or others to write songs for children
2. Arouse public interest and attention to songwriting for children.
3. Produce more good songs for our children.
Organizer: Department of Early Childhood Care and Education, College of Applied Human Ecology, Kun Shan University, Tainan, Taiwan
Supervised and Sponsored by: Ministry of Education, Taiwan
Other Sponsors: Band Musical Instrument Studio
1. International Category: College students from any country of the world other than Taiwan, Kinmen and Matsu can enter.
2. Domestic Category: College students from Taiwan, Kinmen or Matsu can enter
1. The registration form, printed sheet music with lyrics on it, and a prerecorded CD must be sent together to the address indicated in the contact information below. On the envelope please indicate “Registration for the 2014 Songwriting Contest – International Category”. The registration form can be downloaded from the website http://www.ksu.edu.tw/eng/unit/D/T/CH/CED/.
2. Do not put identifying information on the materials sent in. The identifying information only can be shown on the registration form.
3. The song must be original and unpublished, for both music and lyrics.
4. The lyrics must be written with English and meant for children.
5. The length of the song must be at least eight bars and time limit is five minutes.
6. Students can form teams to attend the contest, but no more than five persons a team. There is also a limit of 3 entries per person.
7. The song does not have to be performed by the songwriter, and the recording quality of material is not relevant to the judging process.
8. All entries must be sent in before February 27, 2015.
9. All submitted entries will not be returned.
First Place: US $ 500 or equivalent prize and award certificate.
Second Place: US $400 or equivalent prize and award certificate.
Third Place: US $ 300 or equivalent prize and award certificate.
Fourth Place: US $ 200 or equivalent prize and award certificate.
Fifth Place: US $ 100 or equivalent prize and award certificate.
Honorable Mention (3 places): US $ 35 or equivalent prize and award certificate.
Best Popularity Award (2 places): Award certificate.
1. The top three placing contestants need to have a score of 80 or higher to receive the prize.
2. The awards will be deducted 5% for tax.
1. Pleasant and suitable for children to sing (30%).
a. Rhythm complexity and pitch level are suitable for a child’s singing ability.
b. The lyrics is not beyond children’s life experience or understanding.
2. Originality (30%).
3. Songwriting craftmanship (40%).
4. The recording quality of material is not relevant to the judging process.
Well-known music composers and child education experts around the world.
Announcement of Results:
1. The winners will be announced on the Kun Shan University website on March 13, 2015.
2. No more than two entries of a person will be awarded.
3. The copyright of all awarded works is belonged to the organizer of this contest. The organizer has the right to copy, adapt, publish, perform, and any other using for publicity purposes.
1. Event Date: March 27, 2015.
2. Event Location: Assembly Hall, Kun Shan University, Tainan, Taiwan.
3. All winners must attend the awards showcase and perform their songs.
4. The performers should bring their own instruments except keyboard, which will be provided by the Organizer.
5. If the winners cannot attend the showcase, they should find someone else to present their songs for them or sent in the prerecorded CD to the Organizer by March 24, 2015.
Department of Early Childhood Care and Education, Kun Shan University,
No. 195, Kunda Rd., YongKang Dist., Tainan City 710-03, Taiwan (R.O.C.)
Tel: 886-6-2727175-316 Email: firstname.lastname@example.org
“Contest in Handwritten Score”
Purpose of the Contest
– Music is easily made with electronics and can easily be listened.
– Danger of making melody easily is fraught.
– In this contest, music must be written by hand.
– Experts have always handwritten the melody that gushes forth, and by struggling to elaborate, the excitement of the premiere grew stronger.
– By this activity, a new yet old feeling of urges towards compositions will be discovered.
Chairman of the Executive Committee Junnosuke Yamamoto
1. Age and nationality is not asked.
2. One composition each.
3. Application fee 10,000 Yen. (Transfer money to the designated account by due date)
4. Performance of composition is limited to 12 minutes.
5. One to five of the instruments written below must be used in the composition.
2 Violin, Viola, Cello, Contrabass, Flute (Piccolo, Alto Flute, Exchanging Allowed), Oboe (Cor Anglais Exchanging Allowed), Clarinet (A Tube, B flat Tube, Bass Clarinet Exchanging Allowed), Bassoon, Horn
If the conductor is needed, it is possible to have one, but in this case, the composer himself must conduct while reaching the requirements. Performance fee will not be paid. Before sending the application, it must say conductor on the score.
6. The performers of the final stage will be selected by the organizers.
7. Send four copies of the compositions with the application but the composer must keep the original copy safely.
8. The composition must not have a history of winning any contests.
9. On the front page of the score, the title, name of the composer, must been written both in Japanese and English.
10. Fill in all the blanks on this application, and put a picture of the composer, and send it with the composition. (Pictures of applicants who passed the score examination will be on flyer)
11. The composition must be mailed or brought to The Japan Federation of Composers Inc. (JFC) office which is the address written on the cover of the application by 5 PM on July 31st 2015 (Friday).
The composition will be examined strictly by the judges that JFC has commissioned, and on November 25th 2015 (Wednesday), the “Final JFC Board Composition Award Contest” will be held at Toppan Hall where the compositions will be performed. The winners will be decided by the judges there, and the prize money/award will be given. Rehearsals will be allowed at Toppan Hall the day before the contest. However, the amount of rehearsal time given to each composition will be decided by the board members. It is not required for the exhibitor to come to the rehearsal, but it will be better if they did.
Performance Group: Undecided
The compositions that have been submitted will not be allowed to be revised.
Plagiarism will be disqualified in any circumstances.
The parts of the composition that will be performed must be submitted to JFC after the first examination by September, 2015. The expense spent to make the composition is paid individually. If the composition is not submitted by the date given, it will result in disqualification.
Depending on the composition and the circumstances, the composition may not be played even if it passes the first examination.
The performance royalties will be paid by the Japanese Society for Rights of Authors, Composers and Publishers based on the regulations.
JFC Composers First Place : 200,000 Yen
・ In addition, the winning work will be produced by JFC, and distributed to the major music-related groups・organizations・libraries around the world.
Head of the Jury: Akio Yasuraoka
Jury: Eisuke Tsuchida, Junnosuke Yamamoto
Chairman of the Executive Committee: Junnosuke Yamamoto
Executive Committee: Masao Endo, Ryuichi Horikoshi
* If you wish to submit an entry please email email@example.com for the application form.
The Japan Federation of Composers Inc. JFC Award Clerk
〒151-0061 Mimori bldg. 101 1-19-4 Hatsudai, Shibuya-ku, Tokyo
Tel (813)-6276-1177 Fax (813) -3376-3371 E-mail firstname.lastname@example.org HP www.jfc.gr.jp
Exhibition Fee Transfer Information: Mitsubishi Tokyo UFJ Bank Yotsuya Branch 4593730
Account Holder : The Japan Federation of Composers Inc.
(Transfer charges are paid by individuals)
The ISCM Hong Kong Section (Hong Kong Composers’ Guild, www.hkcg.org) is organizing a mini-festival called ISCM-Musicarama 2015 held from 31st May to 3rd June 2015, which consists of 4 concerts and a symposium. An international jury (Vytautas Germanavicius, Isao Matsushita, Peter Swinnen, Richard Tsang & Marcel Wengler) will select the pieces among submissions from ISCM composers. Around 28 compositions will be performed by 2 visiting groups and some of the best local musicians. A maximum of 10 composers-speakers will deliver paper presentations on their music. We now call for scores internationally. Overseas composers whose works are featured will be provided 2 nights of hotel accommodation. Besides attending the rehearsals and performances, the featured composers will also be invited to talk about their music in a full-day symposium which can accommodate a maximum of 10 composers-speakers, each of them will also be given a small speaker honorarium of 100 euro.
The Festival would like to call for works based on the following performing groups:
– Orchestral music – Global Symphony Orchestra (Hong Kong)
– Chamber music for Western instruments – Ensemble Kochi (Japan)
– Chamber music for mixed Western and Chinese instruments – members of the Hong Kong New Music Ensemble and Hong Kong Chinese Orchestra
– Choral music – Taipei Chamber Singers (Taiwan)
* Only composers from ISCM Sections/Members will be considered.
* All scores must be sent via the ISCM Sections/Members, not as individual submissions. Each ISCM Section/Member can submit up to 6 scores.
* Only one submission per composer can be accepted.
* Category 1 – for orchestra without soloist: 3-3-3-3/ 4-3-3-1/ 3 perc, timp, harp, 12-10-8-6-4
* Category 2 – chamber music (up to 10 players): fl/ob/cl/fg/hrn/2vns/va/vc/cb
* Category 3 – chamber music mixing Western and Chinese instruments (up to 14 players): fl/cl/hrn/vn/va/vc/pf/perc x 1/sheng/guanzi/liuqin/pipa/guzheng/erhu
* Category 4 – choral music (up to 32 singers, with or without accompaniment)
1. PDF version of the score (and parts) saved on a CD/DVD
2. A recording of the submitted work, if available.
3. The year of composition (it is recommended that submitted works should be written after 1999).
4. A fairly accurate duration of the work. It is preferable that works submitted are not too lengthy; around 8 to 15 minutes is recommended.
5. Programme notes of the submitted work in English (approximately 200 words with a soft copy in MS Word document).
6. Indication of whether the work will be a world or Hong Kong premiere in this Festival.
7. A short biography of the composer in English (approximately 200 words with a soft copy in MS Word document).
8. A recent photo of the composer (preferably in jpeg format).
9. Mailing address and e-mail address of the composer.
10. An indication of whether a 20-minute paper presentation of this composition can be delivered in English by the composer during the Symposium, if given a 3-month advanced notice.
By submitting to the Festival, the composer shall agree to make available all necessary performing materials (including scores and parts, special items, etc.) for the performance of the work, if selected. The submitted materials will only be returned if this is expressly requested. Submissions which do not meet the conditions or deadlines specified above will not be considered.
Submission Deadline: 7th November 2014
CANZ will select 6 works for submission. Please ensure your entry accurately meets the requirements above.
Entries should be sent to:
PO Box 4065
Through its Composition Competition, the Molinari Quartet wishes to encourage young composers to write for string quartet. Over the past centuries, the string quartet has become, thanks to the great masterpieces written for the formation, a highly valued but dreadful form to write for for composers. But even today, in 2014, the string quartet is as alive and exciting as ever!
The Molinari Quartet contributes to the development of the string quartet literature by encouraging composers to send new original scores to its Competition.
The Molinari Quartet is pleased to announce its Sixth International Competition for Composition for string quartet.
Composers are invited to submit an original work for string quartet. The best compositions will be played in concert during the Molinari Quartet’s Twentieth and Beyond series to be held in Montreal (Quebec, Canada) during the 2015-2016 season.
The jury will be comprised of the Molinari Quartet’s artistic director and its musicians, in addition to well-known Canadian composers John Rea, Michel Gonneville and Ana Sokolovic who will determine four winners. The winning compositions will be performed by the Molinari Quartet during a special concert during the 2015-2016 season. After the concert performance the jury will deliberate and choose the order of the winners. The First Prize winner shall receive a $3000 grant as well as a silkscreen by renowned Canadian artist Guido Molinari. The second prize winner will receive a $2000 grant and the third prize winner a $1000 grant. The jury reserves the right not to grant all three prizes.
The winners will be invited to work with the Molinari Quartet prior to the concert and to participate in the Dialogues at the Chapelle, a public workshop of discussions and analysis produced by the Molinari Quartet.
Rules for Eligibility:
· Candidates must be 40 years old or less as of April 1st 2015, the due date for registration.
· The work must not exceed 20 minutes.
· Only works for string quartet that have neither been performed professionnally nor published as of April 1st 2015 shall be accepted.
· Works for quartet and electronics are accepted.
· Scores must be received by the Molinari Quartet at the latest April 1st 2015. (The post
office stamp shall be recognized as the receiving date)
· Registration fees of $25 CAN must accompany all scores. *
· A candidate may submit more than one work, but each work must be sent separately.
· Parts and scores shall remain the property of the Molinari Quartet.
· The candidate must send a score as well as separate playing parts to the Molinari Quartet.
· All scores must be sent anonymously; only a pseudonym can appear on the score pages.
· The candidate shall also send a sealed envelope bearing his or her pseudonym which will contain his or her name, postal address, e-mail address, telephone number, birth date, resumé as well as a statement as to the fact that the work is yet unpublished and that it has never been performed professionnally.
· The composer whose work has been chosen as one of the winning compositions, will not receive any extra payment for the execution or recording of the work.
· The winners of the competition commit themselves to find the necessary funding for a stay in Montreal to work with the Molinari Quartet and assist to the performance in the 2015-2016 season.
* The registration fees may be paid by cheque (to Molinari Quartet), Paypal or cash. We also accept US dollars but you must add 5$ to cover the bank’s conversion fees.
Competition launch: September 2014
Due date for registration and receiving scores: April 1st 2015
Jury: May 2015
Announcement of winners: May 2015
Winners Concert: 2015-2016 season
Please send scores to:
P.O. Box 56536
Canada H1W 3Z3
For more information write to : email@example.com
The International Center for Japanese Culture (ICJC) is working to promote new compositions for traditional Japanese instruments in order to bring attention to their unique sounds and musical capabilities. In spite of increasing worldwide exposure and interest in the traditional music and instruments of Japan, new compositions which successfully combine both western and Japanese instruments are still unusual.
2015 is the inaugural year of the 21st Century Japanese Music Project, and the first initiative is the creation of a composition contest combining the Japanese koto with one western instrument (details below). The competition aims to promote a deeper understanding of traditional Japanese culture and international collaboration through new music written by composers worldwide.
Winning compositions will be awarded a cash prize of ¥500,000 for first place and ¥100,000 for second place. In addition, winning compositions will be performed both in Japan and the USA in 2015 by the award winning Yokohama International School High Japanese Music Ensemble as well as published through Mother Earth Publishing Company.
1) Instrumentation: The submitted works must be written for two to five performers including up to three 13-string kotos and one 17-string bass koto. One western instrument must be included in the composition (flute, clarinet, violin or cello).
2) Composition Length: 6 to 12 minutes.
3) Score: Western Score
4) Other stipulations: No age limit or nationality requirement.Composition should not be previously performed or recorded.
*For more information on composing for the Japanese koto, as well as video recordings of the YIS Japanese Music Ensembles, please see ICJC homepage at www.icjc.jp.
Sunday, May 31, 2015 (6:00pm local time)
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The ISCM World New Music Days is currently taking place in Wrocław, Poland. CANZ holds the New Zealand membership of ISCM.
New Zealand has been represented by Glenda Keam and Mary Binney (CANZ Committee) as official delegates, Samuel Holloway as New Zealand’s representative composer, and Julie Sperring of SOUNZ as IAMIC delegate.
We are delighted that Glenda Keam has been elected to the Executive Committee of the ISCM for a two-year term, the first time a New Zealander has held a position on this Committee.
The International Society of Contemporary Music World New Music Days 2015 will take place in Slovenia from 26 September to 1 October 2015.
As a member of ISCM, CANZ will submit six works by six CANZ members for consideration for performance at the festival. You may submit up to 2 works to CANZ for consideration.
DEADLINE for submission to CANZ for consideration: Thursday 16 October 2014 (receipt of submission).
You may also enter works as an individual directly to ISCM for consideration, however this incurs an entry fee of 50 Euro. Please see the following website for details about making individual submissions: http:// www.worldmusicdays2015.si
According to the regulations issued by ISCM, preference will be given to shorter compositions, and to pieces composed in, or after, 2007. Only one work per composer can be submitted for a given ISCM-WMD Festival, whether through the official or individual submissions.
For submission to CANZ for consideration, please send the following materials electronically to CANZ Committee member Samuel Holloway at firstname.lastname@example.org with the subject line ‘ISCM 2015 Submission':
• PDF version of the score/description, or in the case of compositions/projects without a written score – audio/video documentation
• Wherever possible, an audio or video recording of the work
• Proof of nationality of the composer (PDF copy of passport)
• Current photograph of the composer (jpeg or similar)
Please also include the following as a single text file:
• A short biography of the composer in English (max 150 words)
• Programme notes of the submitted work in English (max 150 words)
• Technical rider with the specification of all equipment that is necessary to perform the work
• Website of the composer or the publisher if available
• Statement of which category the work fits (see categories list below)
1. Symphony orchestra (with or without choir, with or without soloist)
2. String orchestra, 22.214.171.124.1 duration max. 15 min
3. Big band – Jazz orchestra 126.96.36.199 duration max. 8 min
4. Mixed choir 188.8.131.52 duration max. 8 min
5. Youth choir duration max. 8 min
6. Brass ensemble 184.108.40.206.2 duration max. 10 min
7. String Quartet duration max. 10 min
8. Wind Quintet duration max. 10 min
9. Brass Quintet duration max. 10 min
10. Saxophone Quartet duration max. 10 min
11. Percussion Ensemble – up to 7 instrumentalists duration max. 10 min
12. Trio: horn, trombone, tuba duration max. 10 min
13. Military Wind Orchestra (Picc-1 Fl-3(alto fl, bass fl) Ob-1(EHorn) EbCl-1 BbCl-8 ACl-1 BCl-1 CbCl-1 Bsn-1 ASx-1(Ssax) TSx-1 BSx-1 | Hn-4 Tpt-5(flug) Tbn-2 BTbn-1 Euph-2 Tuba-2 | DB-1 El.Guit Pno Timp Drum Set Perc-2) duration max. 15 min
14. Pieces for solo instruments and various chamber ensembles up to 15 musicians with or without soloists (any combination from the list is possible but not more than two soloist per piece) duration max 10 min
· voices (Soprano, Mezzo-soprano, Alto, Tenor, Baritone, Bass)
· instruments (any combination from the list is possible): 220.127.116.11.3 – 18.104.22.168 – 4perc – 4pno – org – 3hp – 3guit – 22.214.171.124.2
15. Intermedia projects, installations, performances (Pre-recorded only, combination with live performers is possible. A list of the equipment available to composers for the performance of their works is available on the World Music Days 2015 website: www.worldmusicdays2015.si/category15equipment. Composers are themselves responsible for providing any additional equipment that is not included on this list.) duration max. 15 min
n.b. the listed instruments are standard instruments, but the use of non-standard instruments is possible (additional expenses covered by the submitter).
CANZ members are invited to submit up to two (2) works for consideration for performance at the 33rd ACL International Festival and Conference in the Philippines, 5-12 November 2015.
All required materials (see below) should be sent to CANZ before Friday 22nd August and these will be forwarded for consideration.
Please note works must have been composed within the last four years.
Together with your entry (score; recording in mp3, if any), please submit the following:
a. Biography (max. 100 words)
b. Email address, telephone number, address
c. Programme notes (max. 150 words)
d. Duration of the piece
e. Photo (min. 300 dpi)
Entries must be received at the address below before Friday 22nd August.
PO Box 4065
CALL FOR SCORES
Likha-Likas: Reconfiguring Music, Nature, and Myth
1. Multi-Media: Music for ritual or drama (e.g. puppet play). May use multi-percussions including gongs and bamboos, found objects like stones, seeds, or other materials like bottles, metal caps, ceramics. May include dance (1-3 dancers), chanter (s),visual elements, and audience participation. Up to 7 -performers. Open to any notation – graphics; words; any form of instruction. Duration: max. 7 minutes.
2. Electronic/Computer Music (Motion/movement-inspired). Open for ‘on-the-spot interaction’ with dancers and audiences. Duration: max. 10 minutes.
3. Chamber music ensemble using any standard Western instruments. May include an Asian instrument.* Up to 11 performers. Duration: max. 7 minutes.
4. Young Composers Prize using standard Western instruments. May include an Asian instrument.* Up to 6 performers. Duration: max. 7 minutes
NOTE: Eligible members (those born after 5 November 1985) of the Composers Association of New Zealand are invited to submit a work for consideration for next year’s Young Composer Prize at ACL. Based on these submissions, CANZ will select one composer to represent New Zealand.
5. Choral music for adult choir. Duration: max. 8 minutes.
6. Art Song for voice and piano. Duration: max. 6 minutes.
7. Ethnic-Pop using voice(s) and standard pop band instruments (drums, electric guitars, keyboard) mixed with Asian instruments. Open to cipher/letter name chord notation. Up to 7 performers. Duration: max. 7 minutes.
8. Symphonic Band for Piccolo (1), Fl (1,2), Oboe (1,2/Eng Horn), Bsn (1,2), Clarinet in Eb, Clarinet in Bb (1,2,3), Bass Clarinet, Alto Sax (1,2), Tenor Sax, Baritone Sax, Horns in F (1,2,3,4), Trumpet (1,2,3), Tenor Trombone 1,2), Bass Trombone, Baritone Euphonium, Tuba, Double Bass, Timpani (set of 4), Percussions (1,2,3,4). Duration: max. 7 minutes.
9. Large Orchestra for flutes (1,2,3—3rd, piccolo), oboes (1,2,3—3rd, English horn), clarinets (1,2,3—3rd as Eb Clarinet or bass), bassoons (1,2,3—3rd as contrabassoon, horns (1,2,3,4), trumpets (1,2,3), trombones (1,2), bass trombone, 1 tuba, percussions for 4 players, piano, strings (8,8,6,6,4). Duration: max. 7 minutes.
* The composer will be responsible for ALL expenses of the Asian instrument/s and its performer/s.
CALL FOR PAPERS
Composers, musicologists, researchers and exponents of contemporary music in Asia are invited to participate in conference sessions. ACL welcomes proposals for paper presentations and plenary sessions on one or several topics on the theme: Likha-Likas: Reconfiguring Music, Nature, and Myth.
Please send an abstract of no more than 150 words, along with a short biography (about 100 words, maximum) of the proponent to email@example.com on or before November 21, 2014.
CALL FOR SCORES
The Malaysian Composers Collective invites submissions of an original work for:
15 Minutes of Fame
15 one-minute piano works + 15 one-minute short films:
What: We are inviting composers from Malaysia and ACL to compose a one-minute piano work for the project. The selected pieces will be performed by a Malaysian pianist and will go on to inspire Malaysian film artists to create a one-minute short film to the music soundtrack.
The 15 completed films will be broadcast in the fourth quarter of 2014 on various online platforms, and will be made available for further screenings at events and festivals.
The objective of the films is to raise awareness of the dangers of climate change, especially in light of the current water crisis and environmental disaster known as the haze, both of which are related to the man-made forest fires that Malaysia will likely face again this year. There can be no life without water.
Theme: Water + Fire
The composer is free to choose any aspect of the theme and/or the elements, and interpret it in any manner seen fit, literally or metaphorically, or based on any related inspiration.
New work for solo piano, duration exactly 1 minute (60 seconds). Playing inside the piano is permitted, but with no preparation of the piano.
Use of tape playback is permitted, but composer must furnish the finished audio file in digital (wav) form when your piece is selected.
Composers may send as many entries as they please, but only one will be selected. Multiple pieces must be stand alone and not dependent on the other.
Submission must include:
1) score in pdf format with programme notes
2) simple rough audio recording of the work(s) (can be made using handphone or simple audio recorders and submitted in compressed mp3, wma or similar digital format no more than 1.5 Mb in size)
3) photo and bio of composer
4) accompanying tape part, if any, to be submitted only after confirmation of selection
5) completed entry form (below)
Send to: firstname.lastname@example.org
Deadline for submission: 31 July 2014
Pre-submission: Composers interested to participate are encouraged to send their entry form in advance, starting from the date of this notice. This will allow us to keep track of your submission and update you directly of any announcements.
Terms and conditions:
By submitting an entry you are agreeing with the terms of participation as follows:
1. The organisers reserve the right to accept or reject submissions
2. The composer agrees to furnish full copyright of the submitted work to the organisers for use in this project and its related activities such as additional screenings and concerts, and for subsequent use of in promotional, educational or non-commercial t activities related to the project or in general promotional efforts of the organisers.
This project is co-organised by Malaysian Composers Collective and Popfolio. Funded by the Selangor government.
The former residence of Douglas Lilburn in Thorndon, Wellington has, for the last nine years, been managed as a residence for composers by the Lilburn Residence Trust. Priority has been given to making the house available to the Creative New Zealand/Jack C. Richards Composer-in-Residence at the New Zealand School of Music.
In 2014–15, however, this position is to be held by David Long, a Wellington-based composer who does not require use of the house. The Trustees have therefore decided to follow the same procedure as in 2007–8 when this situation last eventuated and invite proposals from another composer (or composers) for the purpose of pursuing projects that would benefit from being undertaken in this special environment and would contribute to the corpus of New Zealand music.
The Trust is not in a position to pay a stipend, but it provides the house free of rates, insurance and other maintenance items. The resident pays for the costs of normal utilities such as electricity, telephone and Internet services, plus a nominal rental of between $100– 150 per week (to be determined) to help the Trust meet maintenance and other expenses. On this occasion the house will be available from 15 September 2014 until at least early June 2015.
Applications are accordingly invited from New Zealand-born or resident composers who are professionally active and have an appropriate record of recent achievement. Applications for the whole or part of the available period will be considered. Examples of work are not required at this stage; they may however be requested by the expert panel assessing the applications. This panel will include a representative from CANZ and will make recommendations to the Board of the Trust.
The application document should contain the following:
NB: you do not need to provide examples of work at this stage
Please post or email your proposal no later than FRIDAY 27 JUNE 2014 to:
Lilburn Residence Trust
PO Box 27347
Ph: +64 4 463 7456 / +64 21 211 0138