The impuls International Composition Competition
impuls, Graz, Austria
The impuls International Composition Competition, Call 2022/23
The impuls Composition Competition is an international competition. Applying composers must not be born before 1988.
Application starts on October 31st, 2022 and ends on March 31st, 2023 (as last day all material has to arrive at the address given).
A jury consisting of composers, musicians and experts will nominate 4-5 composers. The jury´s decision will be published by summer 2023 on www.impuls.cc and notification will be given also to applicants by then.
As part of the impuls Composition Competition, impuls will then commission new works for ensemble (+-12 musicians). Expected length: approximately 15 minutes, score of new composition due to June 2024, parts of composition due to October 1st, 2024 after feedback by ensemble. Selected composers are also invited to take part in the impuls Composition Workshop, including extensive rehearsals, accompanying activities (such as composers´ talks, discussions) and to attend the premiere of their works with a first-class ensemble such as Klangforum Wien within the impuls Festival 2025.