2019 COMPOSITION CHALLENGE
2019 COMPOSITION CHALLENGE:
Lisker Music Foundation is very excited to present our 2019 Composition Challenge, a unique
themed competition for classical composers around the world.
Compose a musical work based on the “Voloshin” Motif provided by LMF.
The piece must be composed for violin and piano and cannot exceed 10 minutes in length.
Carefully read the Guidelines and Application form to see a detailed description about the motif, and how to best utilize it.
$1000 Grand Prize
World Premiere of the Winning Composition in the LMF 2019 Spring Season in Chicago, Illinois.
Professional level Audio/Video recording from the premier
Submit all required application materials by: March 1st, 2019
Applicants must be 40 years or younger at time of submission
Composition must not exceed 10 minutes in duration
Work must be for writen Piano + Violin Duo
Composers may submit more than one piece, but each work requires its own application fee
HOW TO APPLY
All application materials must be submitted online by uploading them to a neatly organized folder on Google Drive, DropBox, or another cloud-based site, and then providing us with
a link to view this folder.
The link to your Application Materials must be received via email to on or before the submission deadline (March 1st, 2019).
Filled out application
Score and Parts for the composition
A recording of the piece (Midi/Synthesized Software Rendering is Acceptable)
Essay (1-Page Max) describing your work, and how you approached integrating the outlined challenge into your creative process.