Monday, February 24, 2003

Receipt Deadline: March 31, 2003 The First Electro-acoustic Miniatures International Contest Confluencias, organized by the Ministry of Culture of the Junta de Andalucia (Spain), invites submissions from composers regardless of age and nationality. The aim of the contest is the creation of sound miniatures using the language of electro-acoustic music. Pieces should be 2-5 minutes in duration. A maximum of 3 pieces may be presented. The following two formats will be accepted: (1) Audio CD (not .wav) at 44.1 Khz/16 bits and (2) MP3 (sent to the e-mail address below). All submissions should include composer's contact information, bio, and information about the piece (e.g., methods used, concept, and graphics). Thirteen miniatures will be selected in April for a performance at which the winning piece will be chosen by the jury and attending audience. There is a prize of EUR 3000 (approx. US $3221.70), publication, and CD recording. For complete information, please visit the web site or contact: Consejeria de Cultura - Junta de Andalucia Direccion General de Fomento y Promocion Cultural Area de Musica para: Confluencias/ Miniaturas Electroacusticas c/ Levies, 17 41004 Sevilla SPAIN Email: Web: