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HOW TO APPLY

Complete the online application of the program you would like to apply for and submit the required materials by the deadlines as listed below.


DEADLINES

April 18, 2017 - Application

April 19, 2017 - Notification of acceptance

May 01, 2017 - Payment in full of tuition/accommodation

June 16, 2017 - Parts delivery (Contemporary Performance Program);

June 23, 2017 - Work final submission: score and parts (Composition Program).

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Full composition program (euros 1,799)


Fill in the application form and send the following to artdir@highscorefestival.com before April 18:

  • a resume (CV);
  • a complete score representing your style;
  • 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 with or without electronics (max duration: 6 minutes);
    • flute (piccolo, soprano, alto or bass) and guitar (classical, electric or mandolin) duo with or without electronics (max duration: 6 minutes);
    • clarinet (Bb, A clarinet or basset horn) and piano, solo or duo, with or without electronics (max duration: 6 minutes).

The festival will provide amplification and a 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).

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Light composition program (euros 1,299)


Fill in the application form and send the following to artdir@highscorefestival.com before April 18:

  • a resume (CV);
  • a complete score representing your style.

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Contemporary performance program (Euros 1,499*)


Performers of any instrument/voice are welcome. The tuition is reduced to Euros 1,299 for each member of a complete ensemble coming. If you would like to apply as a chamber group, please apply individually and specify it in the additional info of the application form. Fill in the application form and send the following to artdir@highscorefestival.com before April 18:

  • a resume (CV);
  • Live recording (audio or video) of two works from any syle/period. Complete ensembles coming must send a recording of the ensemble. If you wish to send attachments larger than 10MB please consider file-sharing services (WeTransfer, GoogleDrive...). YouTube and Vimeo links are accepted as well;
  • a repertoire short list of contemporary/modern works you wish to study and perform at the festival (complete ensembles only).

* ITALIAN STUDENTS ONLY - Per gli studenti dei conservatori italiani รจ prevista una tariffazione agevolata, riservata al Contemporary Performance Program, di 749 Euro per chi si iscrive senza formazione e di 699 Euro per ogni membro di una formazione completa. All'atto di iscrizione occorre integrare la documentazione inviata con il certificato di iscrizione in conservatorio per l'A.A. 2016/2017.

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Spouse/Visitor (euros 899)


If you would like to accompany a composer fill in the application form before April 18 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, 7 (check-in) to August, 19 (check-out) and full access as an auditor to all festival activities.

Info


For any further information please contact us:
Prof. Giovanni Albini, Artistic Director: artdir@highscorefestival.com
Paolo Fosso, Executive Producer: production@highscorefestival.com