The competition shall be open to the public, encouraging composers of all nations to take part.

To be submitted: A composition for Piano, Violin and Violoncello (Piano Trio). Works which have already been published, performed publicly, been awarded a prize, as well as works scheduled for performance, will not be accepted

Maximum length: 15 minutes

Latest date of submission: February 28, 2014 (date of postmark, e-mail)

Age limit of composers: 38 years, born after May 1st, 1975

Please address your entry to:
Universität für Musik und darstellende Kunst Graz
Reference: „Kompositionswettbewerb-Klaviertrio“
Leonhardstraße 15, A-8010 Graz

The scores must be submitted as three anonymous copies in a separate envelop or electronically in PDF format (max. format DIN A3), marked with a code name of choice.

Jury

Chia CHOU, Beat FURRER, Gerd KÜHR, Andreas LINDENBAUM, Isabel MUNDRY, Wolfgang RIHM, Rector of KUG (Chair)
The jury will meet and select the prize winning work by July 2014. The participants will be informed of the results thereafter. The official award ceremony will be scheduled as part of the 9th International Competition „Franz Schubert and Modern Music“ in February 2015 in Graz.

Prize

Prize: € 5,000.-
The executive committee of the competition shall leave it up to the jury to split the prize and, if so, to present the award for two works.

In addition to the Cash Prize:

1. The award winning composition will be incorporated in the repertoire of the 3rd round of category „Trio for Piano, Violin and Violoncello“ of the 9th International Competition „Franz Schubert and Modern Music“ as compulsory piece of music. In the case of two prize winning works, the choice will be left to the participants.

2. The award winning composition will be performed at the Stefaniensaal of the Congress Graz at the prize winners concert, presented as part of the subscription series of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz.*

3. As with all previous editions, the 9th International Competition „Franz Schubert and Modern Music“ will be featured on the CD series „Klangebüts“, released by the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz. This CD, consisting of live recordings of the competition and of the prize winners concert, will also include the prize winning composition, performed by a selected finalist ensemble.*

4. All compositions submitted will be named in the publications relevant to the competition and incorporated in the Library of the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz.

5. All prize winners will be invited to take part in the award ceremony. Travel and hotel expenses shall be paid by the University of Music and Performing Arts Graz.

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* If the award has been split, the performance of the work in the 3rd round and/or in the concert of prize winners, and its recording on CD cannot be guaranteed.