COMPOSITION CATEGORY Application deadline 10th of January 2021 Jury members Richard Dubugnon (Switzerland), Kimberly Chen Afanasova (China/Taiwan), Gleb Kanasevich (Belarus)
Age groups 7-11 12-17 18-…
The contest is open to composers of any age and nationality. The piece should be written for solo double bass or double bass with piano, or double bass and percussion. It could be a new piece or a piece which has already been performed, but which should remain unpublished. The piece’s duration should not exceed 15 mn.
A €70 non-refundable application fee is required for each composer entering the competition. Each composer can submit as many scores as he/she wants, with an extra €30 fee for each additional work. Composers should send the score and, if available, a recording (live or MIDI) or a video of each piece. Improvised works with no written scores are not eligible. Works with electronics are not accepted.
Score formats: pdf, xml, Sibelius files Sound files: mp3, wav and aiff Any video format.
The application form is at the bottom of the page, scores and links should be sent to email@example.com after submitting the application form.
Although it will be impossible to make the entries anonymous (especially because we include works which have been already performed), the jury members of the Odin International Music Online Competition make their decisions on the sole quality of the music and guarantee their dedication to fairness, to the respect of gender equality and other under represented groups issues.
The winners of each age group will be announced on the 29th of January.
The jury will also select six works which will be performed by Richard Dubugnon and a pianist/percussionist. Videos of those six performances will be posted on the competition Facebook page on the 29th of January, and the public can vote for their favorite work. The People’s Favorite will be announced on the 8th of February 2021.
All decisions of the jury are final and cannot be contested.
All winners will be officially announced on the Odin International Music Online Competition website and Facebook page, the videos of the works remain available for an undetermined time.
One winner selected by the jury will have the possibility to see his/her work published by Richard Dubugnon in his Double bass music collection with the French publisher Gérard Billaudot. He/she will also receive a free 2 hour-session with Richard Dubugnon on a piece of his/her choice and shall get feedback from the other jury members.
One winner selected by the public will have a free 2 hour-session with Richard Dubugnon on a piece of his/her choice and shall get feedback from the other jury members.