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"Sounds of Children's Rights" International contest

Published: Monday, 20 May 2019

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Young musicians are invited by the Austrian Federal Chancellery to participate in the International Composition Contest "Sounds of Children's Rights"

Young musicians born after July 15, 2001 are invited by the Austrian Federal Chancellery to participate in the International Composition Contest “Sounds of Children’s Rights” with the submission of a self-composed piece in one of the two following categories:

Category I: 
Classical composition with up to five of the following instruments:
Violin | Viola | Violoncello | Flute | Oboe | Clarinet |
Bassoon | Horn | Trumpet | Trombone | Tuba | Piano

Category II:
Band composition with a maximum of five of the following elements:
Vocals | Brass | Strings | Electric Guitar | Electric bass |
Keyboard / Piano | Drum Set

Age groups:
• 10–14 
• 15–18

Submitted musical works should be created especially for the contest.
Each participant may only submit one composition.

The self-composed piece must set to music the "Convention on the Rights of the Child" (as a whole) or selected themes of the Convention on the Rights of the Child

Download the PDF here: https://www.kinderrechte.gv.at/wp-content/uploads/2019/04/International-contest-Sounds-of-Childrens-Rights.pdf or visit their website