The Black Pencil Prize 2020 will be hosted in the Orgelpark Amsterdam, during the 4th edition of the PRIX Annelie de Man (Orgelpark Amsterdam, 01-05 April 2020).
The Black Pencil Prize will be awarded to a new composition written for the instrumentation of the Black Pencil ensemble (recorder, panflute, viola, accordion, percussion), either with or without harpsichord.
Composers of all ages and nationalities are invited to participate.
The use of amplification, (live) electronics, video and/or theatrical elements is allowed.
The duration should not exceed 10 minutes.
There is no entrance fee.
-A professional studio recording of the winning composition
-Performance of the piece during a selection of concerts of Black Pencil during the season 2020-2021
-Additional prizes will be considered
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