Mivos Quartet and I Creation is pleased to present the 2nd Biennial I Creation/ Mivos Quartet Prize for Chinese Composers 2015. The competition is designed to promote string quartet works by talented emerging composers of Chinese descent worldwide.
2013 was very successful, Mivos quartet received over 100 submissions from all over the world. The winner received a US$1000 cash award and a performance by Mivos Quartet in New York City during their 2013-14 Season as well as a performance at the competition's prizewinning concert on October 31st, 2013 in Hong Kong.
The winner of the 2013 I Creation/Mivos Quartet Prize is Ke Xu, www.kexumusic.com
Application Guidelines 2015
Emerging Chinese composers 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, however candidates may only apply for one (1) of these competitions each season). 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.
US$60. Payment will be accepted online via Paypal or credit/debit card. Please visit mivosquartet.com to proceed to the payment page.
Applications will only be accepted via email, to firstname.lastname@example.org
Composers should include the following application materials as email attachments:
* 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.
Submissions must be time-stamped by August 30th, 2015, 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, 2015.
The competition winner will be announced by October 1st, 2015.
For inquiries in Chinese and English, please contact
Office for the Competition
Tel: 852-2577 8815