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

Deadline: Tue 30 May 2017 - 17:00
 
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. The Contemporary Music Centre is delighted to announce that the ICon Arts Transilvania Academy (Romania) will offer a scholarship to a composer from Ireland for this summer. This scholarship includes accommodation (19th – 27th of July, meals, rehearsals, composition workshop with Cristian Lolea, concert, live streaming and audio-video recording of the concert. All travel costs (flights & transfers) are funded by the Contemporary Music Centre.
 
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.   
 
Eligibility
 
This scholarship is open to all composers aged under 35 (in April 2017), born or based on the island of Ireland.
 
Application documents (Word or PDF files):
 
Registration form [click here to download]
 
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)
 
A guarantee that you can complete the quintet for string quartet and vibraphone, by June 15th.
 
The application forms may only be submitted online, until May 30th, 2017, at the following e-mail address: office@iconarts.ro