Conlon Foundation's Disklavier Plus Competition 2020

'Installation: Environment'


Submission period

Thu Mar 12 at 5 AM UTC

End of submission period

Fri May 15 at 10:59 PM UTC

Results date

Mon Jun 1 at 4 PM UTC
A competition for a multimedia installation with a central role for Conlon's MIDI-controlled Yamaha Enspire Disklavier. The prize for the winning submission is a presentation/concert/exhibition at the 2020 Gaudeamus Music Week.

ubmissions can be existing works, preferably without a live performer. Also, a detailed plan and concept are accepted for a new to be realized work. The form of the installation;environment may be ongoing, a loop, with/without interactivity with the public.

The work may include combinations of music/sound, visual, tactile and interactive media, and include Conlon's MIDI-triggered Disklavier.

-If the submission is an existing work, it should be able to be adjusted to the available space.
-one or more artist/composers may apply.
-The installation will be on permanent display for the 3 days of 'Senses Working Overtime'*, a theme in the Music Week. Programmed in collaboration with Conlon and Gaudeamus, 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.

The competition is open to composers and (sound)artists of all ages and nationalities.

The existing works may have been presented an/performed, but must have been conceived after 2015.

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