Prize Phonologia

For young composers of electronic music
Centro Culturale San Fedele stagione 2012-2013 
Prize Phonologia
For electronic music young composers
Centro Culturale San Fedele stagione 2012-2013

LISTA CANDIDATI PREMIO PHONOLOGIA

Alberto Prezzati (1986)
Alessandro Ratoci (1980)
Romina Daniele (1980)
Brian Burgan (1988)
Carlo Barbagallo (1985)
Domenico Stranieri (1981)
Giuliano Anzani (1990)
Lefteris Papadimitriou (1977)
Mattia Bonafini (1980)
Mikolaj Laskowski (1988)
Nicola Casetta (1979)
Remo De Vico (1986)
Riccardo Castagnola (1988)
Salvatore Miele (1980)
Sam Salem (1982)

CALENDAR 2012-2013

Friday 12th  – Sunday 14th of October 2012

Friday 12th
6 p.m. Prize presentation

Saturday 13th
10 a.m. Meeting with Silvano Petrosino, philosopher (professor of semiotic)
3 p.m. works’ presentation with Luis Naon
6 p.m. meeting with Luis Naon

Sunday 14th
10 a.m. Dramatization
8 p.m. Festival Milano Musica Concert in La Scala with KlangForum Wien and Beat Furrer

(Monday 15th)
8.30 p.m. Final concert of San Fedele Prize: Dante Project, with Quartetto Prometeo

Saturday 27th  – Sunday 28th of October

Saturday 27th
10 a.m. Meeting with Giovanni Chiaramonte, photographer
3 p.m. works’ presentation with François Donato
6 p.m. meeting with François Donato

Sunday 28th
10 a.m. Dramatization
8.30 p.m. Festival Milano Musica Concert with Quartetto Prometeo

Saturday 10th  – Sunday 11th of November
Saturday 10th
10 a.m. Meeting with Adriano Guarnieri, astrophysical
3 p.m. works’ presentation with Giovanni Cospito
6 p.m. meeting with Giovanni Cospito

Sunday 11th
4 p.m. Festival Milano Musica Concert with Orchestra Sinfonica Verdi, music of Stroppa, Castiglioni, Malher

Saturday 1st  of December
Saturday 10th
10 a.m. Meeting with Roberto Del Riccio, theologian
3 p.m. works’ presentation with Luigi Ceccarelli
6 p.m. meeting with Luigi Ceccarelli

5th of December
Selection of the finalists

February/March 2013: evaluation meeting

May/June 2013: final concert with the Acusmonium SATOR in the Auditorium of San Fedele

October 2013: Biennale Musica - Venezia, performance of the winner's work

TURNI DI PRESENTAZIONE
13 ottobre Luis Naon
(preparazione il 12 ottobre alle 16 con Giuseppe Ielasi)
Alessandro Ratoci (1980)
Chris Tarren (1985)
Lefteris Papadimitriou (1977)
Domenico Stranieri (1981)

27 ottobre François Donato
(preparazione il 26 ottobre alle 18 con Antonio Pileggi)
Brian Burgan (1988)
Romina Daniele (1980)
Mikolaj Laskowski (1988)
Mattia Bonafini (1980)

10 novembre Giovanni Cospito
(preparazione il 9 novembre alle 18 con Giuseppe Ielasi)
Louise Harris (1983)
Riccardo Castagnola (1988)
Nicola Casetta (1979)
Carlo Barbagallo (1985)
Remo De Vico (1986)

1 dicembre Luigi Ceccarelli
(preparazione il 30 novembre alle 18 con Giuseppe Ielasi)
Alberto Prezzati (1986)
Giuliano Anzani (1990)
Sam Salem (1982)
Salvatore Miele (1980)

COMPETITION ANNOUNCEMENT / BANDO

The Prize Phonologia intends to promote an artistic production of new musical works of quality. The aim is to offer young participants' a professional experience to create new works performed in a concert.

The final Prize consists
-    for the finalists: in the realisation of a concert with new works in the Auditorium San Fedele in Milan with the Acusmonium SATOR and the recording on CD
-    for the winner: in the performance of the piece in the 2013 International Festival of Contemporary Music Venice Biennale
Four Meetings in Milan: 12-14 October; 27-28 October; 10-11 November; 1-2 December 2012.

The competition
Through the Prize Phonologia, dedicated to electronic music (musique électronique et électroacoustique sur support), the Cultural Foundation San Fedele intends to promote an artistic production of new musical works of quality, in a one-year course. And also to enable the young participants to mature an experience in composing which will lead to the realisation of a piece with opportunities for reflection and creative workshops. The aim is to offer young participants' a professional experience to create new works performed in a concert with the Acusmonium SATOR of San Fedele, from a topic given by the Prize. During the year, applicants will be accompanied by renowned composers. The final Prize consists, for the finalists, in the realisation of a concert-project with new works in the Auditorium San Fedele in Milan and the recording on CD, for the winner, in the the performance of the piece in the 2013 International Festival of Contemporary Music Venice Biennale.

Promoting Authority
Fondazione Culturale San Fedele, piazza San Fedele, 4 – 20121 Milan. The representative of the Phonologia Prize is the music sector Responsible, Antonio Pileggi.

Duration and location
The competition will have the duration of one year, October 2012/June 2013, and will be held at the Fondazione Culturale San Fedele, Milan.

Candidates
The Prize is open to young Italian and international composers of electronic music born after the first of January 1977.

Registration modality
a) pre-registration by email
The registration module will be available on-line on the link Premio Phonologia of the site www.centrosanfedele.net. Candidates must send the registration module by email in pdf, duly compiled and signed, at sanfedelemusica@gmail.com before the 19th of September 2012. Along with the module they have to present:

• at least two important works of their electroacoustic music production, in audio format for CD (Stereo - AIF or WAV format - 44.1 kHz - 16 bit).
• a curriculum vitae and a detailed catalogue of their works (pdf);
• a copy of a valid ID or passport (pdf or jpg).

NB: within the 20th of September 2012 the 12/16 candidates of the Prize will be selected and published. The selection will be based on the received material at the registration and will be managed by the Responsible and the Curator.

b) Registration by mail
After September the 15th, if selected, applicants must send by mail two CDs with the recording of two works to: Antonio Pileggi, Fondazione Culturale San Fedele Piazza San Fedele No 4, 20121 Milan.

NB: the delivered material will not be returned. If selected, the material can be used, at discretion of the Director, for printed publications or web publication on the web site of the Fondazione San Fedele.

Implementation of the competition and regulations

Phase 1: Selection of the 12/16 candidates. See § Registration modality.

Phase 2: The 12/16 selected candidates participate in a series of meetings presenting their musical work at the Fondazione Culturale San Fedele (see paragraph § Presentation of the Work) and in a series of training sessions, with the aim to study the theme proposed during the course of the competition. To enrich the training sessions, experts in creative processes will be invited in collaboration with the Universities of Milan. The sessions will take place at the Galleria San Fedele or at the Auditorium San Fedele and are mandatory to participate in the Prize.

Phase 3: At the end of the presentation cycle (December 2012) will be selected from 4 to 6 finalists based on the evaluation of the Responsible, the Curator, the visiting professors and the public. The finalists will hold a final meeting between February and March 2013 dedicated to the project of the final concert in May/June 2013.

Phase 4: From January to April 2013, each candidate has to compose a piece for the Acusmonium SATOR, from the indications communicated by the Responsible and the Curator. Between February and March 2013, one meeting permit the young composers to valuate the progress of their work during which critical considerations will be expressed and advices proposed.
Before a date of 2013 which will be determined by the Responsible, each candidate will send their work in audio formats and the number of channels that will be agreed, together with a consent for registration and broadcasting, to Premio Niccolò Castiglioni – Piazza San Fedele 4 – 20121 Milan), delivered by hand or by certified mail.

The year ends with a concert between May and June 2013 in the Auditorium San Fedele in which the finalists pieces will be performed with the Acusmonium SATOR. During the concert, a Jury of 5 members, which includes the Responsible, will choice the Prize winner.

§ Presentation of the Work
The presentation meetings of the work of the candidates, open to the public, will take place at the Fondazione Culturale San Fedele and will be moderated by the Responsible and by a Curator. The calendar: 12-14 October; 27-28 October; 10-11 November; 1-2 December 2012. During each meeting 3 or 4 composers will present their work who will have at their disposal an audio system and a CD reader. Other means then the ones provided by the Fondazione Culturale San Fedele will not be admitted. Before each meeting there will be a time of preparation of the composers with the Curator and the Responsible. The  visiting-professors, the Curator and the Responsible will provide an evaluation of the works that will be taken into account for the selection of finalist candidates.
 
NB: In case of withdrawal of a participant the Responsible preserves the faculty of substitution on his judgement.

The participation in the Premio San Fedele is totally free. The entire initiative is on a non-profit basis.

NB: subscribing the participation documents for the competition implies the full acceptance of the award regulation. The award direction will maintain the right to decide on all non specified issues concerning the regulation. In case of dispute the Italian version is authoritative. For any dispute the law court of Milan has jurisdiction.
 
CALENDAR 2012-2013

Friday 12th  – Sunday 14th of October 2012: Prize presentation, conference, work presentation with Luis Naon, Milano Musica concert

Saturday 27th  – Sunday 28th of October 2012: conference, work presentation with François Donato, meeting, Milano Musica concert

Saturday 10th  – Sunday 11th of November 2012: conference, work presentation with Giovanni Cospito, meeting, Milano Musica concert

Saturday 1st  – Sunday 2nd of December 2012: conference, work presentation with Luigi Ceccarelli, meeting

February/March 2013: evaluation meeting

May/June 2013: final concert with the Acusmonium SATOR in the Auditorium of San Fedele

October 2013: Biennale Musica - Venezia, performance of the winner's work