Thank you for your entries!

145 compositions from 50 nations

We want to thank the composers from all over the world for sending us their works before February 28th, 2017! In a meeting chaired by Elisabeth von Magnus, Vice Rector for Arts at the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz, the jury will select the prizewinning work by July 2017. The participants will be informed of the results thereafter. The official award ceremony will be scheduled as part of the 10th International Competition “Franz Schubert and Modern Music” in February 2018 in Graz.

The Competition 2017

In association with the International Competition “Franz Schubert and Modern Music” (FS&MM), contemporary compositions for piano trio are sought. The prime aim of this competition is to encourage the creation of new works in this chamber music genre. The prizewinning work will be on the programme as a compulsory piece of music in the 3rd round of the FS&MM, taking place in 2018, in the category “Piano Trio”, i. e. it will be played by all ensembles in this round. The competition shall be open to the public, encouraging composers of all nations to take part.

To be submitted:
A composition for a trio comprising piano, violin and violoncello.

The work must neither already have been accepted for a premiere performance, nor been performed in public, nor been awarded a prize, nor been published.
Maximum length: 15 minutes
Latest date for submission: February 28th, 2017 (date of postmark, email)

Please address your entry to:

Kunstuniversität Graz
Kennwort: Kompositionswettbewerb-Klaviertrio
Leonhardstraße 15, 8010 Graz, Austria

The scores must be submitted as three anonymous copies in a separate envelope or electronically in PDF format (max. format DIN A3), marked with a code name chosen by the applicant.

Age limit for composers:
38 years, born after March 1st, 1978

Jury: Annette Bik, Chia Chou, Clemens Gadenstätter, Klaus Lang, Alexander Stankovski, Simon Steen-Andersen, Annette Schlünz