impuls International Composition Competition – Call for entries

impuls promotes and supports young composers not only within its academy, but also with the impuls Composition Competition.

Every two years, impuls commissions up to 6 new compositions for ensemble  from young composers selected by a jury. The chosen composers are invited to take part in the impuls Composition Workshop in Vienna and Graz where their new compositions are collectively rehearsed and extensively discussed with musicians of world-class ensembles such as the Klangforum Wien. 
The new compositions will be premiered within the impuls Academy and Festival in Graz. impuls also intends to support the composers´ works beyond the projects lifetime with recording productions and additional concerts.

Call for entries for the current impuls Composition Competition:
April 20th – November 20th, 2010
Jury-meeting: beginning of 2011
Composition Workshop and premiere of commissioned works: 2013

For further questions, please contact the impuls-office,