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Guest posted a topic in External CompetitionsI Creation is pleased to support the 1st I Creation/ Mivos Composition Prize for Chinese Composers 2013. The competition is designed to promote the works of talented emerging Chinese composers. The winner will receive a US$1000 cash award and a performance by Mivos Quartet in New York during 2013-14 Season. The prizewinning concert will take place on Oct 31st 2013 in Hong Kong. Application Guidelines Eligibility Emerging Chinese composers are invited to apply. There are no restrictions on candidates’ current country of residence (N.B., candidates residing in the United States who are eligible for the Mivos/ Kanter String Quartet Composition Prize are also eligible for the I Creation/ Mivos Composition Prize for Chinese Composers, however candidates may only apply for one (1) of these competitions each season). Mivos Quartet defines an emerging composer as a composer who is in the early to middle stages of developing an international career, and for whom this prize would represent a noteworthy career opportunity. Application Fee US$40. Payment will be accepted online via Paypal or credit/debit card. Please visit mivosquartet.com to proceed to the payment page. Application Instructions Applications will only be accepted via email, to firstname.lastname@example.org Composers should include the following application materials as email attachments: Cover letter, pdf or MS Word format (must include applicant’s name, address, phone number, and email, plus the title, duration and year of the composition) Artistic resumé or CV Program notes* Full score (do not include parts). Files must be in pdf format. Composers name should not be included in the score (scores will be reviewed anonymously). Audio recording of the piece (MIDI rendering is acceptable). Files must be in mp3 format.* * not required, but strongly recommended Compositions must be scored for 2 violins, viola and cello, and may not exceed 30 minutes in length. Works involving electronics and other media will not be accepted at this time. Submission Deadline Submissions must be time-stamped by August 30th, 2013, 11:59pm EST. ( Deadline Extended ) The first 200 applications will be accepted. Announcement of Results The competition will take place in two rounds. A maximum of 5 finalists will be notified via email by September 15th, 2013. The competition winner will be announced by October 1st, 2013.