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18th International Kazimierz Serocki Composition Competition

KonkursSerockiego 23Media patronage: Polish Music Information Centre POLMIC

The Polish Society for Contemporary Music announces the 18th International Kazimierz Serocki Composition Competition. The competition is open to composers of all nationalities without any age limit. The entry fee is PLN 230. The deadline for submitting applications is the 10th of September, 2023.

The subject of the competition are pieces for chamber ensemble composed of 3 to 5 instruments. The use of live electronics and tape will not be accepted. Duration of the piece: 10 - 16 minutes.

Each composer may submit more than one score. Works performed in public and/or awarded in other competitions will also be allowed to participate in the competition.

The winners will receive cash prizes and a Special Prize in the form of a publication by Polskie Wydawnictwo Muzyczne for the youngest winner of the Competition. The concert of the laureates, co-organized with Program 2 of the Polish Radio, will take place on the 4th of November 4, 2023 in the Agnieszka Osiecka Music Studio of the Polish Radio in Warsaw and then offered for broadcast to the radio stations of the European Broadcasting Union. The awarded pieces will be performed by the Hashtag Ensemble.

The competition is under the honorary patronage of the Ministry of Culture and National Heritage and the Polish Composers' Union.

Rules and regulations: https://ptmw.art.pl/serocki2023/