XVI International Accordion Composition Competition ”Francisco Escudero”
Basque Accordion Association HAUSPOZ
The objective of the Francisco Escudero Competition is to encourage the creation of works for solo accordion and chamber music with a maximum of 4 performers. It is open to participants of all ages and nationalities.
The winning work will be announced at the Awards Gala that will take place on October 6 at the Teatro Modelo in Zarautz. The score will be published by the organization, premiered at the Gala of the next edition of the Contest, and the composer will receive an economic allowance of 2000 €.
In this 16th edition, the Association presents a new modality for Pedagogical Works. The works presented can be for any instrumental group with or without accordion, with the conditions that they are aimed at students between the ages of 6 and 18 and their objectives are purely didactic.
Composers interested in submitting to the Competition may do so through the online registration form, in which they must specify which modality they are applying for and attach PDF format copies of these 4 documents:
- the digital score or a scan of the manuscript
- a brief biography
- a photocopy of an official document proving the date of birth
- proof of payment of the registration fee for the Competition of 25 €.
Deadline: September 22, 2023