3 mai 2017
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2017 FRANZ LISZT Composition Scholarship


2017 FRANZ LISZT Composition Scholarship for acousmatic composition and Master Class with Robert Normandeau (CAN)

The University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar biannually grants a scholarship for a young composer of acousmatic music. This year¹s stipend will be awarded in conjunction with a master class given by Canadian composer Robert Normandeau.

Four to five applicants will be invited to Weimar to take part in Robert Normandeau¹s master class from July 14th through 16th. As part of the master class, each participant will present one of their own acousmatic compositions and prepare the work for concert interpretation over the SeaM loudspeaker orchestra. At the end of the master class, one participant will be awarded the 2017 FRANZ LISZT Composition Scholarship.

The scholarship recipient will be granted free accommodation as well as a monthly grant of EUR 1000 for a period of three months in order to live and work in Weimar. In addition, the recipient will have the opportunity to take part in the academic and artistic life of the University of Music FRANZ LISZT and the school¹s Studio for electroacoustic Music (SeaM Weimar). The quantity and type of artistic work to be produced during the stay in Weimar is not prescribed. The recipient is free to shape his/her work in the manner he/she chooses. The period of the stipend should occur within the school¹s academic semester.

The mentor for the scholarship and master class is Prof. Robin Minard. The competition is open to young composers of all nationalities not over 35 years of age. Graduates of the University of Music FRANZ LISZT are not eligible to apply for the scholarship. Applications should consist of a cover letter as well as a curriculum vitae and two acousmatic works, one of which will be interpreted in concert on the SeaM loudspeaker orchestra. The concert work should not exceed a duration of 15 minutes.

The application deadline is May 14th, 2017.
Participants pay a participation fee of EUR 150.
Accommodation as well as a subsidy for travel expenses will be paid for by the University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar.

Please address applications to:
University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar
attn. Prof. Robin Minard
Platz der Demokratie 2/3
D-99423 Weimar

or by email to: robin.minard(at)hfm-weimar.de

Questions should be addressed to:
Administration Office
University of Music FRANZ LISZT Weimar
Johanna Hartmann
+49 3643 | 555 150