In order to celebrate properly it’s 50th anniversary in 2017, the brass band « Ensemble de Cuivres Valaisan » (ECV) is organizing a brass band composition contest with very attractive awards (1st prize 3000 €). Composers will benefit of great freedom regarding the style of the submitted piece. It can be an introductory piece, a slow piece, a solo (one ore more soloists), a concert finale, a suite, entertainment music, or of any other genre or style that may inspire the composer, without any time restriction. The deadline for submissions will be November 1st 2016.
For any further information, please refer to the rules of the contest http://www.ecvbrass.ch/user/web/file/ReglementCompoECV_EN.pdf or to the ECV website: www.ecvbrass.ch
I would be very thankful if you could pass these informations on to your members.
I hope that this contest will meet a lot of interest and enthusiasm.
ECV musical director