RULES

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ISCM WORLD MUSIC DAYS 2016

29 March-3 April 2016

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CALL FOR WORKS – REGULATIONS

Tongyeong International Music Festival kindly invites composers to submit their scores, projects or installations. The ISCM World Music Days will take place in Tongyeong, South Korea, from 29 March to 3 April, 2016. According to the “Rules of Procedure for the Organisation of the ISCM World Music Days Festival”, submissions should be either official (by ISCM Members) or individual. Only one work per composer may be submitted for a given ISCM-WMD Festival, whether through official or individual submissions. An official submission by a Section or Full Associate Member will enjoy the exclusive right to the guaranteed performance of at least one submitted work at the ISCM-WMD Festival, providing the submission fulfils the requirements for official submission specified in the “Rules of Procedure for Membership Categories”. Preference will be given to shorter compositions, and to pieces composed after 2007.
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CATEGORIES

1.Symphony orchestra (without soloist) max 2+1.2+1.2+1.2+1.-4.3.3.1./ tmp, perc3/ pf, hp /strings, duration max. 15 min percussion may include bass drum, snare drum, cymbals, triangle, slap stick, guiro, xylophone, vibraphone, marimba,gong, conga, sleigh bells, bongo, tubular bells, glockenspiel, claves 2.Chamber Orchestra (without soloist) 2222-2200/ tmp,perc/ strings 86442/ duration max. 15 min percussion may include bass drum,cymbals, chimes, vibraphone, marimba, glockenspiel, xylophone, snare drum, cymbals, triangle, gongs 3.Ensemble (with or without Korean traditional instrument) 3 to 10 instruments to choose from: 2vn, va, vc, db, fl, ob, cl, bn, Daegeum or Gayageum, dur. max. 10 min 4.Ensemble (with or without Solo voice) solo voice (S/A/T/B), and between 3 and 9 instruments to be chosen from: 2vn, va, vc, db, fl, ob, cl, bn, duration max. 10 min. Added electronics possible (up to 4 speakers / 4 channels available/ real time availble/ audio-visual available) 5.Mixed choir 10/10/10/10, duration max. 10 min 6.String Quartet duration max. 10 min 7.Brass Quintet duration max. 10 min 8.Music for Children a) Piano Solo max. 5 min b) Vn/ Voice with piano accompaniment max. 5 min 9.Solo instrument / mixed media solo instrument (flute, clarinet, violin, cello) with or without electronics, or electronics without instruments (live or pre-recorded, up to 4 speakers / 4 channels available/ real time availble/ audio-visual available), duration max. 10 min 10.Musical Fairytale for Children narrator and ensemble of between 3 and 9 players to choose from pf, 2vn, va, vc, db, fl, cl, perc, duration max 30 min incl. narration. 11.Installations
  • sound installations linked to existing festival spots/venues, i.e. Isang Yun Memorial Theme Park, Concert Hall terrace, Concert Hall rooftop terrace, concert hall driveway
  • sculptures with sound installations, where the sculptures are provided by the artists
  • virtual (sound) gates: small sound installations, which can be placed inside or outside the concert venues
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SUBMISSIONS

Official submissions (submissions of ISCM members) can only be entered digitally by the ISCM members using the ‘submission wizard’ on the ISCM website: http://www.iscm.org/members/submission/home
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The deadline for all entries is 31 August 2015.
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Individual submissions should be sent by regular or express mail to the following address:
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ISCM WORLD MUSIC DAYS 2016 TONGYEONG INTL. MUSIC FOUNDATION 38 KEUNBALGAE 1-GIL TONGYEONG, GYEONGNAM 650-150 KOREA
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All entries must be postmarked no later than 31 August 2015.
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All individual submissions must be accompanied by the following materials and information:
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1. Completed and signed application form available on the World Music Days 2015 website:http://www.worldmusicdays2016.kr/application 2. 2 copies of the score, or in the case of compositions/projects without a written score – audio/video documentation3. PDF version of the score/description (on CD or DVD)4. Wherever possible, an audio or video recording of the work5. A short biography of the composer in English (max 150 words) 6. Programme notes of the submitted work in English (max 150 words) 7. Technical rider with the specification of all equipment that is necessary to perform the work 8. Current photograph of the composer (artist picture) 9. Website of the composer or the publisher if available 10. Proof of payment of the entry fee*
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*An entry fee of 50 euro applies to individual submissions. It should be paid through PayPal on the ISCM website or by bank transfer to the account of the ISCM (mentioning “individual submission ISCM 2016” and your name):
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ISCM – International Society for Contemporary Music ABN-AMRO Bank, Amsterdam, The Netherlands IBAN: NL36 ABNA 0552 5320 88 BIC: ABNANL2A.
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Click to pay the entry fee by paypal
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Please note that entries will not be returned under any circumstances.
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The decision of the international jury will be announced on 30 October 2015 on the ISCM World Music Days 2016 website.
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