TUNKU ZAIN PIANO TRIO COMPOSITION COMPETITION 2020

 

TUNKU ZAIN PIANO TRIO COMPOSITION COMPETITION 2020

UiTM 11th Composers Concert Series 2020

 

ELIGIBILITY

The competition is open to all composition students of any age and nationality who are currently enrolled in any university, college or institute of higher learning in Malaysia.

 

COMPETITION GUIDELINES

·         Please submit an original composition for the Piano Trio (piano – violin – cello).

·         Any commercially published work is not eligible for submission.

·         Submitted composition must not exceed eight minutes in duration.

·         Submitted scores must be near, legible and adhere to accepted standards.

·         The competition is strictly open only to students of universities, colleges, and institutes of higher education in Malaysia.

·         There is no age limit or nationality restriction for composers.

·         No usage of additional interactive instruments (instruments which are not listed, live electronics, etc.) is allowed. However, work submitted may include non-interactive electroacoustic elements  (eg: CD playback).

·         The jury’s decision is final and cannot be legally challenged.

·         The jury reserves the right to award no prize.

·         The composition submitted may be in any style.

·         Competition financial obligations are the responsibility of the entrant.

·         Students whose works are selected will have their works performed by the Piano Trio in Residence.

·         The works will initially be performed at a piano trio composition workshop and the finalists will have their works performed in a special concert in conjunction with the Composers’ Series Concerts.

·         It is compulsory for the composers to attend all the events where their works will be performed.

·         The DEADLINE for submission - 4th October 2020.

·         Announcement of TEN (10) compositions for Piano Trio Composition Workshop – 7th October 2020

·         Announcement of FIVE (5) Finalist – 22nd October 2020

 

APPLICATION

·         PDF fullscore

·         PDF individual instrument parts

·         Audio recording (if available)

·         Include a brief biography (200 - 250 words)

·         Please submit your composition to This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. with the subject line "UiTM PTCC 2020".

 

PRELIMINARY SELECTION PANEL

·        Assoc. Prof. Dr. Valerie Ross

·        Assoc. Prof. Dr. Chong Yew Yoong

·        Dr. Joanne Yeoh Pei Sze

·        Mr. Lee Yin Hwa

 

COMPOSITION COMPETITION WORKSHOP

  • TEN (10) compositions will be selected to be played and discussed at a Piano Trio Composition Workshop. Composers whose works are chosen will be required to be present at the workshop.

Composition Competition Workshop details:-

Date     : 14th October 2020 (Wednesday)

Time    : 2:00pm - 4:00pm

Venue  : Faculty of Music UiTM, Campus Sec.17 (INTEC)

 

COMPOSITION COMPETITION FINAL CONCERT

  • FIVE (5) final selected works will be announced by 22nd October 2020. Composers of the selected works are required to be present at the final concert.

Composition Competition Final Concert details:-

Date     : 27th November 2020

Time    : 8.15 malam - 10.00 malam

Venue  : Kuala Lumpur Performing Arts Centre, Kuala Lumpur.

  • Winners will be chosen after the concert performance.

 

PRIZE CATEGORIES

1st Prize       : RM300.00, trophy (Sponsored by HRH Tunku Zain), certificate and future

  performance invitations.

2nd Prize      : RM200.00, certificate and future performance invitation.

3rd Prize       : RM100.00, certificate and future performance invitation.         

 

* For more information, contact En. Rayner Naili  at 011-31564336 or email:  This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.

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