ICon Arts Transilvania Academy (Romania) - Composer In Residence program

Deadline: Wed 05 Apr 2017 - 23:45

The ICon Arts Transilvania Academy (Romania) calls for project proposals for the Composer In Residence program, open for young artists from all over the world.

During 19th–27th July 2017, six composers will be invited to Transilvania (Romania) to actively participate to the preparation of the chamber work concert (vibraphone with string quartet, up to 8 minutes each), with the Romanian vibraphone player Alexandru Anastasiu (soloist of the Romanian National Radio Orchestra), and the RTÉ ConTempo – quartet – in – residence (Ireland).

The selected composers will also have the chance to participate to a composition workshop held by internationally awarded Romanian Poland-based artist Cristian Lolea (Winner of the First Prize – „The Roads of Romanticism”, Warsaw, 2007; Gopo Prize for film music, 2008; Special Prize – George Enescu International Composition Competition, Bucharest, 2009).
The works will be premièred in Sibiu during the ICon Arts Festival, at Thalia State Philharmonic Hall and broadcasted through internet live streaming on Enjoytv.Ro.   


The call for applications is open to all composers aged under 35 (in April 2017). 
Entry fee: 50 Euro. 
Application documents (Word or PDF files):

  • Registration form 
  • Scanned Passport (proof of composer’s citizenship).
  • Short Bio (1 page max.).
  • Recommendation letter (scan) from a well-known composer
  • A PDF score of a previously written work and its recording in wav/ mp3 file, or soundcloud/ personal page link
  • Short description of the proposed work for vibraphone and string quartet (max. 10 lines)
  • Proof of payment for the 50 Euro entry fee

The application forms may only be submitted online, until April 2nd, 2017, at the following e-mail address: office@iconarts.ro

For more information and registration form please see more info.