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Chamber Orchestra

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Three works will be awarded. The three winning works be will performed and broadcast by streaming in a Gala Ceremony. The composers of the three winning works will also receive: trophy, exclusive certificate and studio recording.

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Piano Solo

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Three works will be awarded. The composer of the work awarded with the first prize will receive: trophy, exclusive certificate and studio recording. The composers awarded with the second and third prizes will receive: trophy and our exclusive certificate.

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The three winning works awarded in the Chamber orchestra Category and the first prize in the Piano Solo Category will be recorded at the studio with top engineers and the best performers.

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A Gala Ceremony will take place between May 1st and June 30th in S. Lorenzo del Escorial in which the president of the Jury, Maestro Atso Almila, will announce the winners of all the Categories and the three winning works of the Category "Chamber Orchestra" will be performed.

who are we?

Asociación Cultural Aglaia Music

Asociación Cultural Aglaia Music

Producer

The Aglaia Music Cultural Association is an organization based in Madrid (Spain) that works for the promotion of music.
ACAM is the organizer of the contest and the awards ceremony. Its corporate purpose is the musical promotion and the organization of events.

Camerata Antonio Soler

Camerata Antonio Soler

Performing Orchestra

The Camerata Antonio Soler is a multi-stylistic chamber orchestra founded in 2011 with the purpose of addressing a varied repertoire of works from different periods and styles (especially classical, romantic and contemporary), focusing its interpretation on historicist musical criteria and the use of traditional instruments when needed.

Atso Almila

Atso Almila

President of the Jury

Atso Almila is a composer, conductor, professor of Conducting and Orchestra Schooling at The Sibelius Academy of the University of Arts since 2013, retired in 2019. Jorma Panula’s student at the Sibelius-Academy 1974-77. Almila has been working as Music Chief of the Finnish National Theatre, Conductor of Tampere Philharmonic, of Joensuu Orchestra, of Kuopio Orchestra and principal guest of Seinäjoki Orchestra. Furthermore, he usually teaches Master Classes in Finland and the Czech Republic. He has also been teaching in Ireland, China, Norway and Sweden.

Ginés Martínez Vera

Ginés Martínez Vera

Jury Member

Orchestra conductor and composer.
As a conductor, he teaches at the conservatory of Cartagena. He has studied with different professors such as José Luis López García, José Miguel Rodilla, José R. Pascual-Vilaplana, Ricardo Frizza, Atso Almila and Jorma Panula among others.
As a composer, he has been awarded in several international competitions such as gold medal at the Global Music Awards. He composed the symphonic arrangements for Vetusta Morla and the OSRM, as well as the four-hand transcription of Iberia by I. Albéniz.

Víctor Mimbrero

Víctor Mimbrero

Jury Member

Victor Mimbrero is a composer of music for film, theater and advertising, conductor and pianist. Director in the 90s of the UNESCO Choir and the Villa de Móstoles Choir. He currently works as a composer for Soundtracks mainly in the USA, Canada, UK, France and China. As a composer of concert works he has premiered in Mexico, Japan, USA and China.
He has collaborated with composers like Christopher Young.
At the moment he is writing concert works and a Musical.

Gustavo Sánchez

Gustavo Sánchez

Jury Member

Gustavo Sánchez is Orchestral Conductor, Flutist and Musicologist. Since 1995 he has acted as guest conductor with various orchestras: the Murcia Symphony Orchestra, the Wiener Akademische Philharmonie and the Moscow Symphony Orchestra. He was Conductor of the Escolanía del Monasterio del Escorial between 2002 and 2016, and since 2012 he conducts the Antonio Soler Camerata. He is a Doctor in History and Science of Music from the Autonomous University of Madrid, where he has been a Professor since 2008.

  • December 2020

    1

    Open for entries

    The entries for this edition of the contest will be open. The jury does not have access to the works until this entry period is closed.

  • March 2021

    2

    Deadline for entries

    The deadline for entries is set on March, 31st 2021 at 23:59 (GMT+2). The official website will update info about the progress of the contest.

  • April 2021

    3

    Selection of works

    The jury will study the works and selects the ones that will be awarded, performed and recorded.

  • May 2021

    4

    Gala Ceremony and Awards

    The winnig works will be performed in a Gala Ceremony. The first three works will be performed and recorded to be sent to the composers along with the full prize package.

entry now!

The registration price is € 50 but, if you are going to register with more than one work, for the second and subsequent works you will only have to pay € 30.

Fill in the form, attach your work in PDF or MP3 and don’t forget to sign your work with a pseudonym… Good luck!

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