2019 Kottos Composition Competition - Entry

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2019 Kottos Composition Competition - Entry

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Instructions

  • Proceed with the application fee payment of £15 (by clicking “add to cart” below) making sure to note your name and address.

  • Email a PDF copy of the full score and parts of your composition and, if possible, a midi recording to duokottos@gmail.com

  • Upon submission of both payment and composition entry you will receive a confirmation email stating that you have been entered.

Conditions of participation:

  • Composers of all ages and nationalities may participate.

  • It is possible to apply with multiple pieces although the application fee must be paid for every entry submitted.

  • Freshly composed works for guitar and cello duo only. Pieces must be between 5 and 10 minutes in length.

  • The theme this year is "colours". Although it is not a requirement, preference will be given to works containing this theme.

  • Duo Kottos will workshop every piece presented.

  • Electroacoustic music is not allowed.

  • The jury reserves the right not to award all prizes.

  • If the number of submissions is too low, Duo Kottos will postpone the competition and refund all those who have taken part.

  • Winners will be announced by 6th January 2020.

  • The decisions of the jury are final and may not be contested.

Prizes:

  • First prize will receive £500. Their work will be premiered at a London venue in 2020 and will be studio recorded. The work will be included in the Duo Kottos repertoire for the 2020 season.

  • Second prize will recieve a cash prize of £100.

  • Three runner up prizes will be awarded, each of which will have their piece premiered at a London venue in 2020 and will be studio recorded. Their compositions will also be added to the Duo Kottos repertoire for possible future performances.

  • Composers will keep performing rights.

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