APPLICATION DEADLINE:

July 1st, 2021.

IAVCC 2021 is officially closed!

INTERNATIONAL AVE VERUM COMPOSITION COMPETITION

Participants 2021

Thank you to everyone who participated in IAVCC 2021!

AFFEI Carlos BRA
ARTLEY Chris NZ
BALATONI Sandor HU
BALZANELLI Alberto ARG
BANERJEE Neal CAN
BIRCH Soren DK
BLOK-WILSON Gerda CAN
BÖTTCHER Eberhard NOR
CAMPANINI Simone IT
CLAESEN Ludo BEL
DE CARLO Giulio IT
DELSON Charise PHIL
DERACO Girolamo IT
DERDER Joris BEL
DÉRI András HU
DONATO Falco IT
FENICE Fausto IT
FERRARA Claudio IT
GANGI Salvo IT
GÖTZ Sven D
GUERNIERI Maurizio IT
HAAF Albrecht D
HAMILTON David NZ
HARTMANN-TRUMMER Michaela D
JESUS Miguel PORT
JONATHAN David USA
KALTENBACH Thomas D
KAULKIN Michael USA
KNOTHE Janina D
KUULPAK Karin EST
LANGMANN Axel D
LEMAINQUE Joseph F
McLEISH Craig UK
MIDDLETON Andrew UK
MOSER Magdalena AT
NARDELLI Annalia IT
ORIO Ireneo III PHIL
ORLANDI Paolo IT
ROCCO Domenico IT
SCHATTEL Bertram D
SCHREIBER Michael-Herbert AT
SEONG Chan Kyeong KOREA
SIMON Gregor D
SIRETT Mark CAN
SPINOCCIA Ezio IT
STAMPFL Martin AT
STEVEN Ken INDON
STOLARZ Ohad ISR
SZILÁGYI Miklós HU
THOMAS Stefan D
THOMAS Tye Maurice USA
THURNHER Thomas AT
TOTH Árpád HU
VAN LENGERICH Martina D
VINCENT Andreas D
WACHTER Mathias AT
YARDLEY David AUS
ZANETTI Bernardino IT

INTERNATIONAL AVE VERUM COMPOSITION COMPETITION
RULES

The International Choral Competition Ave Verum-Baden announces its first International Ave Verum Composition Competition (IAVCC). The aim of this competition is to promote choral music through creating new choral repertory with the special focus on “Ave verum corpus” text. Participation is open to composers of any ages and any nationalities, amateurs and professionals.

AWARDS

1st prize: € 700 + diploma + publishing by PH Publishers/Germany + world premiere during next ICC AV
2nd prize: € 500 + diploma
3rd prize: € 300 + diploma

PH Publishers/Germany reserves the right to also publish the works of
2nd and/or 3rd prize.

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APPLICATION RULES

  • only a capella choral pieces accepted
  • choral pieces for SSAA, SATB, TTBB
  • only short sections of divisi (2 per voice) allowed
  • text: Ave verum corpus (Latin)
  • no accompaniment at all
  • duration 2 – 3 minutes
  • entry fee: € 40 per piece
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APPLICATION FORMAT

  • scores in pdf written in Finale, Sibelius or similar score writing programs
  • duration of performance must be on the first page of the score
  • do not state the composer´s name anywhere in the score
  • if possible send an MP3 audio file extracted from the score writing program

JURY

Wolfgang Ziegler – chairman, Austria
Thomas Caplin, Norway
Toh Ban Sheng, Singapore
Michele Josia, Italy
Evgenia Alieva, Russia

APPLICATION DEADLINE

All entries (application form, score) must be sent by email at the latest by July 1st, 2021. The entry fee has to be submitted by the same deadline. Money transfer in Euro via PAYPAL or bank transfer recommended. Any bank costs are assigned to the sender.

JURY CRITERIA

The jury judgment is based on the assessment of the score material which was sent in. It’s up to the jury to award prizes. The jury’s decision is final.

TIMETABLE

  • the assessment will be completed by end of August 2021
  • the list of IAVCC participants will be published on aveverum.at
  • the composers who won a prize will be notified individually by email
  • no public announcement so far

AVE VERUM CORPUS

This text is the center point of your composition:

“Ave, ave, verum corpus,
natum de Maria virgine,
vere passum immolatum
in cruce pro homine,
cuius latus perforatum
unda fluxit et sanguine
esto nobis praegustatum
in mortis examine,
in mortis examine!”

ANNOUNCEMENT OF AWARD WINNERS

Congress Casino photo by Lammerhuber
The results of the IAVCC will be announced during the AWARDS CEREMONY of the 5th INTERNATIONAL CHORAL COMPETITION AVE VERUM in Baden /Austria, Congress Casino Baden, on May 15th, 2022.
The premiere performance will be web broadcasted worldwide live via YOUTUBE on May 14th, 2022 during the LONG NIGHT OF CHORAL MUSIC at St. Stephan’s Church, Baden.

FAQ

the submitted works must not have been performed, published or awarded before. A declaration that the work fulfills this condition must be signed and submitted (any written form)
the composer can submit as many works as they wish
the publishing rights for the awarded works go to ICC Ave Verum and PH Publishers
participation in this competition implies full knowledge and acceptance of these regulations

DOCUMENTS REQUIRED FOR SUBMISSION

  • composed work in PDF format (duration time clearly stated on page 1, NO COMPOSER´S NAME!)
  • mp3 audio file extracted from the score writing program
  • signed application and declaration form (sent by email as well as postal service!)
  • short vita and a high resolution photo of the composer

Location

Marchetstrasse 50/1/3
2500 BADEN / AUSTRIA

Phone

+43 6505312280

CONTACT

International Choral Competition Ave Verum

BANK DATA

International Choral Competition Ave Verum
bank: Sparkasse Baden
Hauptplatz 15
2500 BADEN / Austria
IBAN: AT63 2020 5015 0000 6075
BIC: SPBDAT21XXX

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