OGS Composition Competition – Call for Scores

OGS Composition Competition

OGS Composition Competition
CALL FOR SCORES
2016 Ottawa Guitar Society
Young Composers Competition
New Music for Solo Guitar
Official Website: ottawaguitarsociety.ca

The Ottawa Guitar Society welcomes submissions of unpublished new works for solo guitar by Canadian composers.

Eligibility:

  • Participants must be currently enrolled as a student and/or under the age of 30.
  • Pieces must be for six string guitar with no electronic elements and must be from 5 to 8 minutes in length. Submissions must be composed for this competition.

Submission:

  • Scores will be created using Finale or Sibelius and submitted in PDF format to the following email: ocgcompetition@gmail.com
  • Scores must contain the title of the piece only with no name. Participant names will only be included in the submission email and will be revealed to the jury after a winner has been selected.
  • An audio recording must be included with the score. MIDI is accepted, but not preferred.

Entry Fee:

  • $40 by cheque or cash submitted to Louis Trépanier (University of Ottawa) or e-mail transfer to the above submission e-mail.

Deadline:

  • October 1st, 2016 (winner announced on October 22nd).

Prize:

  • $400 and a premier performance by a select local guitarist at the 12th annual Guitare Alla Grande Festival in February 2017.

* The jury’s decision will be final.

Additional Stipulations (June 2016)

  • All applicants must pay the registration fee prior to the competition deadline.
  • The jury reserves the right to declare a no-contest.
  • The organization committee reserves the right to cancel the competition should a minimum requirement of entries not be met. In this event, applicants will receive a full refund.
  • Any unforeseen circumstances will be referred by the jury to the executive committee of the OGS for a final decision.
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