3rd Ise-Shima International Composition Competition


Submission period

Thu Sep 29, 2022 at 04AM UTC

End of submission period

Tue Aug 1 at 11:59PM UTC

Results date

Thu Aug 31 at 04PM UTC

Entry or Course Fee

5,000 Yen per entry
Our mission is to promote composers’ activities and to give a chance for them through our competition. This competition is for classical and modern classical music. As for popular music composition, please try our “International Popular Music Composition Competition”.

• Our competition is open to all nationalities.
• No age limit.
• Composers who are in close private relations with a head of jury or with our members may not apply the competition. Our members: https://www.iseshimaart.com/about-us

• Competitor Online Application – AVAILABLE September 10, 2022
• DEADLINE: August 1, 2023 (23:59 GMT)
• Full score (pdf format) and/or recording composed solely by an applicant must be submitted via application form.
• The recording is not mandatory and may be computer generated.
• Application Fee – A non-refundable payment of 5,000 Yen (approximately 35 to 40 US Dollars) can be paid via following page after fulfilling the form (credit card, Alipay or PayPal)
• The score has to be sent from the form.
• All important messages will be sent by info at iseshimaart.com. Confirm the e-mail setting to receive the messages from this e-mail address.
• Depending on a situation, we may ask winners to send us a copy of ID.
• Full name of applicants must be written correctly on the application form for the reason that the name will be used on a certificate.

General rule
• Instrumentation and duration are free, from a solo piece, choir, concerto to orchestra.
• An electro acoustic work is acceptable.
• Full score must be uploaded from the application form
• The score, in pdf format, must contain full name of the composer.
• The score may be an explanation document of the work, instead of traditional notation.
• The submitted work may be already performed or awarded.
• Composers may submit more than one work, but must complete a separate entry form and fee for each work.
• A recording of the submitted work (possibly movie recording or audio recording) must be submitted by links in Soundcloud / Youtube / Youku / Vimeo. At first, please upload the recording on one of these websites.
• An incomplete application may be disqualified.

• Ise-Shima Art Foundation Competition Top 36 prize winners would be selected.
• Grand Prix – 100,000 Yen with a certificate
• Up to 35 special prizes winners with certificates
The prize money will be paid through paypal.
The printed certificate will be dispatched within a month after publishing the result.

• Contact email: info[at]iseshimaart.com

Head of the Jury
Dr. Sumio Kobayashi

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