Apply

Complete the application form and submit the required materials by the following deadlines. Submissions are due before 11:59pm EST of each deadline:

  • April 14, 2018 – Application deadline;
  • April 17, 2018 – Notification of acceptance;
  • May 1, 2018 – Payment in full of tuition/accommodation;
  • June 23, 2018 – Work final submission: score and parts.

Full composition program (Euros 1,799)  Apply now!

Fill in the application form and send the following to artdir@highscorefestival.com before April 14:

  • a resume (CV);
  • a complete score representing your style (optional: a live recording);
  • state two of the following instrumentations you would like to write for (optional: also send a draft of works in progress for the stated instrumentation). Upon acceptance, we will select one of the two preferred instrumentations, for which you will compose a new work to be performed during the festival.
    • string quartet;
    • piano trio (violin, cello and piano);
    • flute (piccolo, soprano, alto or bass) and guitar (classical or electric) duo with or without electronics and or amplification.

The festival will provide amplification and mixer only. In case of acceptance, please bring everything else that is required to perform your music (e.g. laptop with software and sound card, microphones, cables).

If you wish to send attachments larger than 10MB, please consider file-sharing services (WeTransfer, GoogleDrive, …). SoundCloud, YouTube, and Vimeo links are accepted as well. Please do not send MIDI mockups.


Light composition program (Euros 1,299)  Apply now!

Fill in the application form and send the following to artdir@highscorefestival.com before April 14:

  • a resume (CV);
  • a complete score representing your style (optional: a live recording).

If you wish to send attachments larger than 10MB please consider file-sharing services (WeTransfer, GoogleDrive, …). SoundCloud, YouTube, and Vimeo links are accepted as well. Please do not send MIDI mockups.


Spouse/Visitor (Euros 899)  Apply now!

If you would like to accompany a composer fill in the application form before April 14 stating who you would like to come with. If the applicant is accepted, your application as a spouse/visitor will also be accepted. Only one spouse/visitor can come with a participant. The fee includes full accommodation in a shared room on the university campus from August, 6 (check-in) to August, 18 (check-out) and full access as an auditor to all festival activities.


For any further information please contact us:

Prof. Giovanni Albini, Artistic Director: artdir@highscorefestival.com
Paolo Fosso, Executive Producer: production@highscorefestival.com

highSCORE reserves the right to modify festival conditions, events and locales as necessary.