The 7th edition of the Malaysian Wind Music Prize is here! Audition for an opportunity to grow as a wind player and musician, developing the necessary skills to succeed in the Malaysian classical music scene. As with 2019, the prize will be open to ensembles.
The aim of this prize is:
- To promote the tradition of concert recitals in Malaysia.
- To equip young professional Malaysian musicians with skills necessary for an enhanced and diverse career.
- To encourage the culture of playing wind instruments and inspire future musicians in Malaysia.
- To educate young aspiring musicians on the demands of Malaysia’s challenging music scene.
- To create opportunities in expanding international contacts and developing careers.
A grant of RM10,000 will go into the support and preparation of the winner’s commitments.
* Funding amount subject to change. Terms and conditions apply.
- Open to all Malaysian wind ensembles.
- Members of the ensemble should all be Malaysians by nationality.
- Videos must have been filmed between 1 February 2021 and 31 May 2021.
- The average age of the ensemble must remain below 40 years old, as of 1 January 2021.
(E.g. An ensemble of varying ages, 25 + 20 + 42 + 18 + 19 + 35 + 40 = 199 / 7 = 28.4)
- The are no restrictions as to how the ensemble is formed, however, kindly follow the guidelines below:
- Two (2) works are required for the submission of the audition tape.
- The ensemble can consist of the same family of instruments (e.g. saxophone quartet), including auxiliary instruments (e.g. baritone saxophone), or a mixed ensemble (e.g. double woodwind quintet).
- However, 60% of the ensemble members must perform on instruments from the following instrumental groups:
Flute, Oboe, Clarinet, Bassoon, Saxophone, Trumpet, Horn, Trombone, Tuba, Euphonium, Percussion/Piano
Selection of Works: 2 compositions of your choice, not exceeding the duration limit.
Eg. Anton Reicha’s Woodwind Quintet & Ghibli Medley arranged for Woodwind Quintet, etc.