Mivos/ICreation Prize


I Creation/ Mivos Composition Prize for Chinese Composers 

The application process for the 2013 Prize is now CLOSED.​ 

The next I Creation/Mivos composition Prize will take place in Spring 2015.


Mivos Quartet is pleased to announce the 1st I Creation/ Mivos Composition Prize for Composers of Chinese descent. The competition is designed to promote the works of talented emerging Chinese composers. The winner will receive a US$1000 cash award and a performance by the Mivos Quartet during the 2015/16 concert season.
Application Guidelines:
Emerging composers of Chinese descent worldwide are invited to apply.  There are no restrictions on candidates' current country of residence (N.B., candidates residing in the United States who are eligible for the Mivos/Kanter String Quartet Composition Prize are also eligible for the I Creation/ Mivos Composition Prize for Chinese Composers).  Mivos Quartet defines an emerging composer as a composer who is in the early to middle stages of developing an international career, and for whom this prize would represent a noteworthy career opportunity.
Application Fee
US$40.  Payment will be accepted online via Paypal or credit/debit card.  Please click button to proceed to the payment page.
Application Instructions
Applications will only be accepted via email, to icreationprize@gmail.com
Composers should include the following application materials as email attachments:
• Cover letter, pdf or MS Word format (must include applicant's name, address, phone number, and email, plus the title, duration and year of the composition)
• Artistic resumé or CV
• Program notes*
• Full score (do not include parts). Files must be in pdf format. Composers name should not be included in the score (scores will be reviewed anonymously).
• Audio recording of the piece (MIDI rendering is acceptable). Files must be in mp3 format.*

*not required, but strongly recommended

Compositions must be scored for 2 violins, viola and cello, and may not exceed 30 minutes in length. Works involving electronics and other media will not be accepted at this time.
Submission Deadline
Submissions must be time-stamped by August 30, 2013, 11:59pm EST.
The first 200 applications will be accepted.
Announcement of Results
The competition will take place in two rounds.
A maximum of 5 finalists will be notified via email by September 15th, 2013.  
The competition winner will be announced by October 1, 2013.
For inquiries in chinese and english, please contact
Office for the Competition
Tel: 852-25778815
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第一屆策藝靈感/ Mivos 全球華人作曲大賽2013


策藝靈感很榮幸能協辦第一屆策藝靈感/ Mivos全球華人作曲大賽2013。
我們十分歡迎界各地的華人作曲家報名參賽。(N.B.,來自美國的參賽者在參加Mivos/Kanter String Quartet Composition Prize的同時也合資格參加第一屆策藝靈感/ Mivos中文作曲大賽2013,惟參加者只可申請在一個樂季裡參加其中一項比賽。)Mivos Quartet對於新晉作曲家有一套定義,是指其是處於作曲生涯的初期至中期事業發展階段,對他們而言,這個獎項會是他們作曲生涯中一個重要的里程碑。
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