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JACOB DE HAAN RECEIVES BUMA WIND MUSIC AWARD

2018-12-13T09:52:38+00:00

Jacob de Haan, one of the most performed composers in the world of wind music, has won the Buma Wind Music Award this year. Buma, the Musical Rights Society in the Netherlands, has awarded this prestigious prize to the Dutch composer who has made an important contribution to the development of wind music in the Netherlands and abroad. The award for the foreign composer goes to Oscar Navarro. On Sunday, December 15, both prizes will be awarded during a repertoire festival in the city of Ede. On the occasion of this, his new work Hora Est is performed by the National [...]

JACOB DE HAAN RECEIVES BUMA WIND MUSIC AWARD 2018-12-13T09:52:38+00:00

OSCAR NAVARRO WINS THE “BEST INTERNATIONAL COMPOSER” AWARD AT THE “BUMA BRASS AWARDS 2018” (NETHERLANDS)

2018-12-11T12:06:09+00:00

The prestigious Dutch Musical Rights Society "BUMA" has decided to award Spanish composer Oscar Navarro (Novelda, Alicante) for his great career and popularity within the field of music for Symphonic Band, Symphonic Orchestra and Music for Films. The composer will travel to the Netherlands next weekend to attend the Awards ceremony that will take place on Sunday December 16th and in which he will direct his most popular work "Libertadores" together with the "Fanfare St. Caecilia Schimmert " In addition, the BUMA rights society itself will extend the composer's stay by inviting him to hold a series of conferences in several [...]

OSCAR NAVARRO WINS THE “BEST INTERNATIONAL COMPOSER” AWARD AT THE “BUMA BRASS AWARDS 2018” (NETHERLANDS) 2018-12-11T12:06:09+00:00

Murphy Music Press features in a WASBE Series the publication of the winning selections from the 1st WASBE composition Contest.

2018-12-11T08:53:25+00:00

Murphy Music Press feature in their WASBE Series the publication of the winning selections from the 1st WASBE composition Contest. This initial run of 5 pieces is a great way to broaden the geographic diversity of your upcoming concert series through award winning compositions. If attending the Midwest Clinic you will be able to peruse these scores at the Murphy Music Press booth #1916. Please check on their website at http://murphymusicpress.com/catalog/WASBE-Series and join their facebook page at https://www.facebook.com/MurphyMusicPress/

Murphy Music Press features in a WASBE Series the publication of the winning selections from the 1st WASBE composition Contest. 2018-12-11T08:53:25+00:00

Conference Website online now!

2018-11-22T18:00:23+00:00

We are very excited to announce the launch of the official website for the WASBE Conference in Buñol, Spain 2019! Please go to www.wasbeconference2019.com and register for this world class event now! You will be able to use bank transfer and PayPal to register for the conference and accommodation! The site will be updated regularly with the latest updates and information. Enjoy!

Conference Website online now! 2018-11-22T18:00:23+00:00

International Competition for women composers

2018-10-27T06:45:16+00:00

for woodwind quintet Title of the competition: EMOTION for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn The Friends of the Archive for Women in Music in Germany (Frau & Musik) announces in co-operation with the German armed forces, a competition for women composers of all nationalities. There is no age restriction. The competition requires a work for woodwind quintet lasting 10 minutes, and of intermediate difficulty. The competition requires a work based on the following idea: EMOTION for flute, oboe, clarinet, bassoon and horn Length: c. 10 minutes. The works of the first three prize winners will be given their first festive [...]

International Competition for women composers 2018-10-27T06:45:16+00:00

IV International Uuno Klami Composition Competition

2018-10-23T12:10:19+00:00

- Compositions must be submitted to the Competition Office 3 December 2018 at the latest. - The Jury will be Finland’s Kalevi Aho and Magnus Lindberg and Estonia’s Erkki-Sven Tüür. The conductor member of the Jury will be Olari Elts (Estonia). - The following prizes will be awarded: I prize €11,000, II prize €9,000 and III prize €7,000. - There is no age limit or entry fee. - The works shortlisted for the finals will be performed by the Kymi Sinfonietta at two finals concerts, to be held in the cities of Kouvola and Kotka (Finland) in autumn 2019.  The Jury [...]

IV International Uuno Klami Composition Competition 2018-10-23T12:10:19+00:00

First Ensembles performing at WASBE Conference Buñol 2019 announced

2018-10-17T18:09:07+00:00

We are overwhelmed about the quality and number of ensembles that have applied to perform at the WASBE Conference in Buñol 2019. We wish we could have spots for all ensembles to perform, but we had more applications than concert spots available. Besides invited ensembles, the Artistic Planning Committee (APC) has chosen 7 ensembles who applied and we are thrilled to announce that these groups have been selected: Musikkforeningen Nidarholm (Norway) Northwestern State University (USA) Rovereto Wind Orchestra (Italy) Royal Symphonic Wind Orchestra Vooruit (Belgium) Sydney Conservatorium of Music Wind Symphony (Australia) The Philharmonic Winds (Singapore) Toronto Youth Wind Orchestra (Canada) [...]

First Ensembles performing at WASBE Conference Buñol 2019 announced 2018-10-17T18:09:07+00:00

Mano a Mano 2018 on August 18, 2018 in Buñol, Spain

2018-07-26T19:01:03+00:00

The world famous Mano a Mano ("Hand in Hand") concert in the city of Buñol (Spain) will be on August 18, 2018. The two world class wind bands "La Artistica" and  "Armonica" de Buñol perform together in one concert in the impressive San Luis Auditorium. This year´s program include "Music for Prague 1968" by Karel Husa, "Traveller" by David Maslanka, "El Simposio" by Robert Groslot and "Sinfonia No. 5" by Takashi Yoshimatsu. More information in the brochure. program_Mano_a_Mano_2018  

Mano a Mano 2018 on August 18, 2018 in Buñol, Spain 2018-07-26T19:01:03+00:00