Conlon Foundation’s Disklavier Plus Competition 2021


Submission period

Fri Dec 18, 2020 at 5 AM UTC

End of submission period

Wed Mar 31 at 10:59 PM UTC

Results date

Sat May 1 at 4 PM UTC

Entry or Course Fee

€20 submission fee
A competition for a multimedia installation with a central role for Conlon’s MIDIcontrolled Yamaha Enspire Disklavier. The prize for the winning submission is a presentation/concert/exhibition presented by the Gaudeamus Foundation in their 2021-2022 season in Utrecht, The Netherlands.

Installation/Environment options and guidelines

-Submissions can be existing works or a detailed plan and concept for a new to be realized work. The form of the installation;environment may be ongoing, a loop, with/without interactivity with the public.
-A live performer/other instrument may be part of the work, however, the costs entailed are the responsibility of the applicant(s).
-The work may include combinations of music/sound, visual, tactile and interactive media, and should have a central role for Conlon's MIDI-triggered Enspire Disklavier.
-If the submission is an existing work, it should be adjustable to the available venue.
-One or more artist/composers may apply.
-The work will be programmed in collaboration with Conlon and Gaudeamus and the winner(s) will also be expected to present their work to the public in a demonstration and/or workshop for young composers. Therefore, they will be required to be present for the duration of the event.
-Gaudeamus will provide technical assistance and support and accommodation for 3 days. However, Gaudeamus cannot provide travel costs, nor a fee.

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