International Composition Masterclass

With Pierluigi Billone


Submission period

Tue Apr 19 at 04AM UTC

End of submission period

Sat Jun 25 at 09:59PM UTC

Results date

Thu Jun 30 at 04PM UTC

Entry or Course Fee

Course fee 350 €
Motocontrario organizes, within the Festival Contrasti 2022, an international composition masterclass held by Pierluigi Billone, acclaimed as one of the most significant authors in the contemporary musical creation panorama.

From 31 August to 3 September 2022 in Trento (Italy) with
– two individual lessons and lecture with PIERLUIGI BILLONE
– a class held by Federico Tramontana on M ° Billone's percussion music
– reading session
– concert by MotoContrario ensemble within the 2022 edition of Mondi Sonori Festival in Trento

Clarinets (Bb – Bass in Bb)
Sax (Soprano – Alto – Tenor – Baritone)
Trumpet (Bb – C – D – Eb – Piccolo A/Bb – Flugelhorn soprano – Bb Cornet)

Effective students (10 places): € 350
Auditors: 70 €

Deadline for the application on 25 June 2022

To register for the selection as an effective student, WITHIN 23:59 (UTC+2) OF 25 JUNE 2022, the following documentation must be sent to the email address:

Subject: NAME + SURNAME – Effective Pierluigi Billone

link to at least two (2) scores in pdf format for different instrumentation (solo instrument, small chamber group, bigger ensemble) with related MP3 recording (if available). NB: all the online material (both scores and recordings) MUST be downloadable; materials available only as online documents won’t be accepted!
link to other scores you would like to submit for the selection process;
artistic and academic curriculum vitae
The selection, personally supervised by the guest teacher, will take place by 30 JUNE 2022.

All participants will be notified of the results by e-mail and at the same time will receive information for the payment of the registration fees which, under penalty of loss of place, will be completed by 8 days from confirmation.

Each candidate can choose to register as an effective student and, in case of non-selection, can consequently communicate the decision to participate as an auditor.

For anything else read the rules.

Details are available at web pages: