Progressive Classical Music Award - Announcement 2019
Write the Super hit!
Inspire the audience with your music and win prize money totaling 11.000€ with your composition – take part in the PCMA 2019!
Compose new music for two violins that goes under the skin and sweeps audiences off their feet. There is no limit to your imagination. Using virtuosity or simply great emotionality– always remember that the audience has to be touched or carried away!
The style does not matter. Playing technique should be challenging, unconventional, with new effects, nice melodies, extreme sounds or hot rhythms – let your imagination run wild!
Orchestration: 2 violins.
Form: about 5 minute music.
Info: The work has to be composed for this competition. Adaption or arrangements are not permitted. Multiple submissions allowed.
Closing date for entries: 5. July 2019, 23:59 CET
Finale with LiveStream: September 28, 2019, 20:00 CET, Reiss-Engelhorn-Museen D5, 68159 Mannheim UNESCO City of Music, Germany
1. Prize: 5.000€, sponsored by Spiegel Institut Mannheim
2. Prize: 3.000€, attribution pending
3. Prize: 1.000€, sponsored by Ingenieurbüro Bräuer + Späh
4. Prize: 800€, sponsored by Dr. Hans-Oskar Koch
5. Prize: 600€, sponsored by GMS CNC-Technik
6. Prize: 600€, sponsored by GMS CNC-Technik
Additionally, the prizewinner works will be recorded by The Twiolins.
After a thorough examination by the jury, six works will be selected from all submissions. These will be premiered in the prize winner concert by The Twiolins. Following the concert, the audience will vote on the awards. Additionally the prizewinner works will be recorded professionally on a CD. For details see terms and conditions.
Please read the terms and conditions. Please use the registration form to submit your composition.