Fwd:Insulae Electronicae competition

Subject: Fwd:Insulae Electronicae competition
From: Kevin Austin (kevin.austin@videotron.ca)
Date: Thu Jun 03 2004 - 19:29:55 EDT

Insulae Electronicae Iinternational competition of electroacustic
music for young composers Second edition Cultural Association
Quadrifonica via F. Juvara 11 ­ 20129 Milano, Italy.

Presentation: The Cultural Association Quadrifonica, in Milan,
announces the second international competition of electroacustic
music dedicated to young composers. In this way, the Association
means to promote the diffusion of electroacustic music and to
stimulate young authors to realize new works and to emphasize the
concepts and the aesthetic of their own artistic conception.

This second edition of the competition aims also to be the first of a
series of events promoting both an exchange of knowledge among
composers, and the presentation of their work to the public, on the
ground of the combination between compositional praxis and theoretic
reflection, sharing creative issues and verifying their aesthetical

The Cultural Association Quadrifonica is a non-profit cultural
institution, founded in Milan in the year 2000, which aims to diffuse
culture and, in particular, the musical and musicologist one, through
promotion and organization of concerts, performances, conferences and
other events; to help young peopleıs active participation to cultural
life, and the cooperation of different actor of aggregation and
education existing in the territory; to set off the profoundly human
dimension of getting together, of reciprocal knowledge and of
dialogue in the field of cultural events, creating, also helped by
new technologies, space for confrontation and exchange; to give
particular attention to cultural promotion of disadvantaged social

Rules and regulations:
This competition is open to composer who are less than 31 years old
on august 31st 2004, regardless of nationality or origin worldwide.

How to enter:
Composers have to send to the address indicated below not more than
two works for tape solo (recorded on cd), realized not before 2002,
which havenıt ever been performed in public manifestations nor
awarded in other competitions. Participants are cordially invited to
send besides a standard stereophonic sound file also the file for
quadriphonic realization to be executed in the concluding concert (4
file mono wave or 2 file stereo wave or 1 file quadriphonic wave),
showing the arrangement files. The quadriphonic version is optional.

Every piece has to be completed with a clear and complete
description, both on practical than conceptual level. Youıre invited
to send a copy of the score, if written. The length of the work
cannot be more than thirteen minutes.

The composer has to submit also a short resume, completed with
personal information, postal and e-mail address. Participation is
free of charge; participants will have to cover their postal expenses
(or their material wonıt be considered). The works will not be sent
back. The application implies the acceptation of this regulation.

Completed entries must be received by Aug. 31, 2004.

Submissions should be sent to:
Gianluca Vergani (artistic coordinator)
via Togliatti 1
26016 Spino dıAdda (CR)

The jury (Giovanni Cospito, Raffaele De Tintis, Pietro Polotti) will
meet at the beginning of September, will evaluate the works and will
notify the results before Sept. 30th 2004. Winner's will be notified
by mail or telegram.

Selected compositions will be executed in a public concert at the
Castello Visconteo of Pandino (CR).

The description of selected works, sent by their composers, will also
be published on the Cultural Association bulletin. Compositions
classified in the first three positions will be diffused by radio and
included in a compact disc out of commerce enclosed in the bulletin

For further information write to: e-mail: gianluca.vergani@tin.it

>Date: Thu, 03 Jun 2004 20:26:29 +0200
>From: gianluca.vergani@tin.it
>Subject: Re: Insulae Electronicae competition
>Rule and regulation of Insulae Electronicae 04, international
>composition of electroacoustic music dedicated to young composers,
>are above.

>Gianluca Vergani (coordinator artistic)
>Associazione Culturale Quadrifonica
>Via F. Juvara 11
>20129 Milano

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