1st Chalki International Composition Competition 2020
Due to the current situation of the Covid-19 pandemic, we extended the deadline of submissions to the 1st Chalki International Composition Competition 2020. The new deadline is 30 of June. We will announce the dates of the final round at the end of July.
The 1st Chalki International Composition Competition 2020 is organized under the sponsorship of the Municipality of Chalki Island in Greece.
Composers of any nationality and age are invited to submit a work for solo violin, or violin and electronics.
Each competitor may present one or more works for violin solo or violin and electronics.
The duration of the work should be no less than 3 minutes and no more then 8 minutes.
The composition could be performed at past but never awarded any prizes in another composition competition.
All competitors must send, until 30 June 2020 the following materials to the email address :
The score in pdf format (and, optionally, a midi or live recording as mp3 file)
A brief biography (not more than one page)
The application form
The proof of payment of the participation fee
The works (and the recordings) should be anonymous and marked with a 6-digit code.
The jury will select eight works. The eight works will be performed in the final round, which will take place in Chalki Island on 7th of July 2020. The finalists will be informed by email for their selection.
Applicants must submit a registration fee of 10 euros (per piece) to the following account:
EDRASE, IBAN: GR5601100800000008029603704 BIC: ETHNGRAA
Participants have to explain the reason: Participation fee for composition competition
All additional questions regarding the competition may be addressed to:
Prizes will be awarded to three of the finalists at the end of the concert.
First prize: 500 euros
Second prize: 300 euros
Third prize: 200 euros
Upon the agreement with the Organizing Committee any public organizations, including foundations and/or mass media, may offer additional prizes, awards and/or gifts for the competitors. Decisions on the awarding of any special prizes and/or gifts to the competitors will be taken by the jury of the Competition
Finalists & Winners 2020
The jury of the 1st Chalki International Composition Competition 2020 announced the finalists:
Demian Rudel Rey
On the final round the eight pieces performed by Yannis Kormpetis and Epameinondas Tzivenis. After the concert the jury announced the three winners:
1st Prize: Tomasz Skewers (Poland), Deuterium for solo violin
2nd Prize: Thrasyvoulos Tsouroulas (Greece), Ison for solo violin
3rd Prize: Rei Munakata (Japan), Nocturnal Altitude for violin and electronics
Due to the current situation of the Covid - 19, the Composition Masterclass will be held online 13 -15 July 2020.
The 1st Chalki International Composition Competition invites the Greek composer Lina Tonia to give a masterclass to young composers in Chalki Island.
The award-winning composer Lina Tonia will discuss new scores and share her philosophy of thinking in contemporary music.
Dates: 13 – 15 July 2020
Profile of participants:
Composition students and professional composers
Age limit: None
Course language: Greek & English
Documents to be submitted to the email address
Two scores for solo, ensemble or orchestra (recordings optional)
A brief biography
The proof of payment
The participants will take two private lessons (45 minutes).
Deadline: 10 July 2020 (23:59)
Course fee: 80 euros The course fee will be paid to the following account: EDRASE, IBAN: GR5601100800000008029603704 BIC: ETHNGRAA
Participants have to explain the reason: Participation fee for masterclass