For the seventh time, the International Composition Competition Harelbeke will be organized in Harelbeke (Belgium). The aim of this competition is to encourage talented composers to integrate the achievements of contemporary music and current composition techniques into wind orchestra compositions.
A unique feature of this competition is that the works of the three finalists will be performed live by the wind orchestra Koninklijk Harmonieorkest Vooruit Harelbeke.
Application deadline: 1st April 2018
Finals weekend: 5-7 April 2019
At the finals evening, the international jury will award three prizes:
– First prize worth 8,000 EUR
– Second prize worth 4,000 EUR
– Third prize worth 2,000 EUR
– An audience award worth 1,500 EUR, offered by the Vynckeneers
For more information see http://www.icch.be/