We are announcing the 5th year of the Composition contest for the best composition for a jazz orchestra. Send us your composition by July 5, 2021.
This year will be the fifth Karel Krautgartner´s composition contest for the best composition for a jazz orchestra. This year’s jury will be chaired by British saxophonist and composer Julian Argüelles, other members are Slovak guitarist and composer Matúš Jakabčic, Czech composer and pedagogue Jan Hála and artistic director of Concept Art Orchestra Štěpánka Balcarová. The deadline for receiving competition compositions is July 5, 2021.
Five winners will be selected from the submitted compositions, which will be premiered on October 11, 2021 at the Czech Radio Studio in Karlín, Prague. During the concert, the final order of the winners will be decided. The day after the concert, there will be a composer masterclass with the chairman of the jury. The contest is now open to composers from Austria and Slovenia.