Syllabus ID: 18.02Test Pieces 2018
An original composition for string orchestra plus an accompanying programme note (approx. 200 words).
Time limit 5-10 minutes.
Previous winners not eligible .
Competition is open to all persons of Irish birth, those having at least one Irish parent, and to all bona fide residents in Ireland for a period of at least two years prior to the 1st of January 2017.
Age limit under 30 years on 1st January 2107.
Compositions, accompanied by entrance fee, to be sent to the Feis Ceoil office on or before Friday 20th January 2017. Each manuscript must bear a “nom de plume” only (not the composer’s name) and be accompanied by a completed application form bearing both the nom de plume and the composer's real name.
Translations of Irish words must accompany manuscripts.
Digital recordings may be submitted along with manuscripts.
NB: Please note changes made to this competition for 2017
1st Prize: Gold Medal and IMRO €1,000 AwardSorry you may not enter competitions from our Composers section online An entry form will be available for download and submission by post, from 10th October 2016.