Biennale College Musica 2023

Call for composers, sound artists, programmers, performers aged 18-30


Submission period

Sat Dec 3, 2022 at 05AM UTC

End of submission period

Tue Jan 31 at 10:59PM UTC

Results date

Tue Feb 28 at 05PM UTC

Entry or Course Fee

Registration fee for selected participants 80 €


For musicians 18-30 years old

Ten musicians – including composers, sound artists, programmers, performers – between the ages of 18 and 30 will be selected from around the world for a programme of residency, research and production of a new creation to be premiered at the 67th International Contemporary Music Festival Micro-Music (16 > 29 October 2023) of La Biennale di Venezia.

The selection is dedicated to young musicians, composers, performers, sound artists or programmers interested in the production of a new musical project related to one of the following areas of digital music research and creation: Computer Composition, Algorithmic Composition, Experimental Performance, Generative Music, Sound Installation, Biotechnology applied to Music, Artificial Intelligence and Augmented Reality Sound Projects, Electronica.

Tutors and areas of interest
Miller Puckette Algorithmic composition
Gerfried Stocker Artificial Intelligence and Biotechnology applied to Music
Kyoka Experimental Performance
Thierry Coduys Sound diffusion
Brigitta Muntendorf Digital Composition _ Augmented Reality and Artificial Intelligence
Oscar Pizzo Sound dramaturgy

Applicants must register by filling in the and submit, by the deadline of January 31 2023:
Detailed CV in English, brief description of the project in English (each candidate can present one or two projects), 1 or 2 PDFs of scores, audio and/or video documentation concerning past projects.

Candidate selection:
The selected musicians/composers/performers/sound artists or programmers will be chosen by the Artistic Director after close scrutiny of their CVs and documentation of artistic production.

Registration fee:
There are no application fees.

The selected musicians only will be required to pay a registration fee of € 80.00 (VAT included, non-refundable) to be paid exclusively by credit card following the announcement of their acceptance.

Travel and accommodation:
La Biennale di Venezia provides travel and accommodation for the participants.

Each participant will receive a fee for his/her performance/composition/installation of € 1,000 gross.


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