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 12, 2019 – Application deadline;
  • April 17, 2019 – Notification of acceptance;
  • May 1, 2019 – Payment in full of tuition/accommodation;
  • May 31, 2019 – Call for score submission: score and parts.
  • June 21, 2019 – Work final submission: score and parts.

Full composition program (Euros 1,899)  Apply now!

Fill in the application form and send the following to artdir@highscorefestival.com before April 12:

  • a resume (CV);
  • a complete score representing your style (optional: a live recording);
  • list in order of preference the following instrumentations. Upon acceptance, we will select one of them, for which you will compose a new work to be performed during the festival.
    • string quartet (Quartetto Indaco);
    • flute (piccolo, soprano, or bass) and guitar (classical or electric) duo with or without electronics, fixed or live A/V media, and/or amplification (unassisted fold);
    • solo viola (Katsiaryna Shapachka).

The festival will provide amplification, beamer 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 12:

  • 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 12 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, 5 (check-in) to August, 17 (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.