Latvian Section of ISCM Announces an International Competition for Girls`Choir Compositions

International Society for Contemporary Music (ISCM) will mark its centenary in 2022. Four local sections of ISCM representing Switzerland, Basque Country, Estonia and Latvia, organize a creative work competition in each respective country. Each member country elaborates its competition
regulations and approves the jury. The international competition for girls’ choir compositions is organized by the Latvian Composers Union, Latvian Section of ISCM.

ISCM Latvia invites the composers to submit their works for internationally recognized Riga
Cathedral Girls’ Choir Tiara, led by the artistic manager and conductor Aira Birziņa. The awarded works will be performed in the concert – live event in November 2022 in the studio of Latvian

The competition aims at promoting the composers from all over the world to create original compositions for the girls’ choir, to learn the specifics of choir notation and to expand the repertoire of the choir music in general.

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Latvia was confirmed as a memberstate of the ISCM on November 11, 2004 in Bern, capital city of Switzerland, and first started to participate in ISCM General Assemblies in 2006 with its own delegation (Ligita Ašme, Zane Prēdele, Indra Riše). The Latvian ISCM section...

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