Eighth International Composition Competition of the Molinari Quartet
Composers of 40 years old or less are invited to submit an original work for string quartet. The winning compositions will be played in concert during the Molinari Quartet's Twentieth and Beyond series to be held in Montreal (Quebec, Canada) during the 2021-2022 concert season.
The jury will be comprised of the Molinari Quartet's artistic director and its musicians, in addition to well-known Canadian composers, Denis Gougeon and Jimmie LeBlanc who will determine four winners. After the concert performance the jury will deliberate and choose the order of the winners. The First Prize winner shall receive a 3000 $ CA grant as well as a silkscreen by renowned Canadian artist Guido Molinari. The second prize winner will receive a 2000 $ CA grant and the third prize winner a 1000 $ CA grant. The fourth finalist will receive an Honourable Mention. The jury reserves the right not to grant all prizes.
The winners will be invited to work with the Molinari Quartet prior to the winners’ concert and to participate in the Dialogues sur le Plateau series, a public workshop of discussions and analysis produced by the Molinari Quartet.
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