Mivos/ICreation Prize

 

1st I Creation/ Mivos Composition Prize for Chinese Composers 2013
 

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

 

Thanks to all who submitted this year.  If you submitted and did not receive a confirmation email, please let us know.

 
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 2013/14 concert season.
The prizewinning concert will take place on Oct 31st 2013 in Hong Kong.
 
 
Application Guidelines:
 
Eligibility
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.
 
Inquiries
For inquiries in chinese and english, please contact
 
Office for the Competition
I CREATION
Tel: 852-25778815
icreationprize@gmail.com
 
Download PDF Guidelines
 

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。
今次比賽旨在鼓勵才華橫溢的新晉作曲家創作出具水準的中文歌曲。而獲勝者將會獲得1000美元的現金獎勵。其作品更有機會於樂季(2013/14)作公開演出。
 
報名方法
參加者資格
 
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。
 
 
報名費
 
每位40美元。參賽者可透過Paypal或信用卡/轉帳卡網上支付。請點擊mivosquartet.com進入支付頁面。
 
 
報名須知
 
參加者必須透過電子郵件至icreationprize@gmail.com報名
 
而電子郵件內應附以以下文件:
 
*不是必要,但強烈建議附上
 
作品必須以兩小提琴,一中提琴和一大提琴組成的弦樂四重奏,演奏長度不得超過30分鐘。包含電子和其他媒體的作品將不獲接受。
 
截止日期
 
參賽作品必須在2013年8月30日美國東部時間下午11點59分前提交。
 
 
結果公佈詳情
 
本次比賽共有兩輪。最多有5位參賽者會進入最後階段,而我們將會在2013年9月15日或之前透過電子郵件通知。比賽得勝者將會在2013年10月1日公佈。
 
 
查詢
 
如需查詢,請聯絡 icreationprize@gmail.com
如有任何中文查詢,請聯絡:

 

比賽辦事處I CREATION聯絡電話:852-25778815電子郵件: icreationprize@gmail.com