International Academy for Young Composers

Registration is now open for the specialization courses during the INTERNATIONAL ACADEMY FOR YOUNG COMPOSERS of the Ticino Musica Festival!
The composers who will be admitted will have the opportunity to carry out an intense work based on the synergic collaboration between Oscar Bianchi (artistic director of the International Academy for Young Composers), Bernhard Gander (guest composer) and the Neue Vocalsolisten Stuttgart.

The 2018 edition focuses on composition for vocal ensembles. Selected participants will compose vocal pieces for up to six solo singers. These pieces will be performed in Ticino during the Ticino Music Festival.
For each participant the course includes exclusive sessions with the performers – also in the presence of guest composers – as well as 4 hours of individual lessons.

– pre-registration without payment of the registration fee by April 10th, 2018. A jury made up of members of the Neuevocalsolisten Stuttgart together with Oscar Bianchi and Bernhard Gander will select the participants who will be admitted.
– the names of those admitted as active participants will be communicated by April 30th, 2018. Registration must be completed by May 15th, 2018.

The cost of the course is CHF 790.-, with the possibility of payment in installments: a first non-refundable installment as confirmation of the participation of CHF 250.-, to be paid by May 15th, 2018, and a second installment of CHF 540.- to be paid by the beginning of the course.

Scholarships may be awarded.

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