30 Mar 2020
3rd International Competition of Electronic Music Iannis Xenakis
The organisers of the International Competition of Electronic Music Iannis Xenakis have announced the 3rd edition. This edition is a very special one, since it will coincide with the 20th death anniversary of Xenakis.
- The competition is anonymous and open to composers of any nationality and age, each of whom may submit only one work.
- Past winners of previous Xenakis competitions cannot participate to the 2020 competition.
- The submitted work shall be an electroacoustic composition to be diffused by loudspeakers without the use of live sound interventions.
- Max channel count: 8
- Work duration: 7-15 min
- The submitted work may have been performed in concerts but should not be the object of any discographic publication rights.
Deadline: 1 Jan 2021 (F)
Application Fee: EUR15 (link below for payment details)
The Jury will select and mention the 5 highest quality works and will award three of them with prizes of EUR600. EUR400 and EUR300 respectively. Contemporary Music Lab will present these pieces in a concert in September of 2021. The chair of the jury will be present there for this special event.
How to Submit
- Please submit a single zip file containing the following files inside a single folder:
- A short biography, contact information and information about the piece in the following formats: (.doc, .txt, .rtf or .pdf).
- 1 Audio file (.aiff or .wav format, 16bit or 24bit at 44,1kHz sampling rate) containing the stereo version of the piece.
- Additionally, for multichannel pieces the audio files corresponding to each of the channels inside a separate folder along with set-up/routing information on a separate sheet
- Please include also the pdf receipt of the fee payment
- Please name the ZIP file as following: IX2020_Name_Surname_TitleOfThePiece (e.g. IX2018_Nick_Edison_Title).
- Fill in the application form at the organisers’ website (link below)
By entering his/her work in the competition, the composer consents to public performances free of charge of his/her work in concerts and/or radio broadcasting. The composer retains the copyright of his/her work. The files entered in the competition shall remain in the archives of Contemporary Music Lab of Aristotle University of Thessaloniki.
Annette Vande Gorne (BE) – Chair
Manuella Blackburn (UK)
Gilles Gobeil (CA)
Damian Gorandi (AR/FR)
Panayiotis Kokoras (GR/US)
For enquiries, please contact the organisers at xenakis[at]auth[dot]gr .