Musica per Archi

MUSICA PER ARCHI | International Composers’ Forum and Competition 2017 – 2nd Edition
City: Lviv (Ukraine)
Sponsored by : Lviv Philharmonic Society
Date: from 25 to 28 February 2017

The project ”MUSICA PER ARCHI” was born with the idea of meeting and sharing among composers of various nationalities and ages, on the common theme of meeting between the world of the Eastern contemporary music and the Western culture.
The Competition will be made possible through one of the most renowned orchestras in Eastern Europe.
The high level technique and interpretative of the Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra, will be honored by the finalists of this international event.

The Competition is realized by the collaboration between KLKnewmusic and the Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra. As is well known, the school string ukrainian was and is among the best in the world, and the Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra, as Kiev and Odessa, and the other major cities of the country, represents the highest expression of this school level world.

The project is open to all composers of any age and nationality, who want to share their musical and personal journey, attend seminars and opportunities for discussion, on the art of our time, on the contemporary music and on the figure of the Composer in this Third Millennium.
The organization will select the composers who will have the opportunity to participate into the International Composers’ Forum and Competition MUSICA PER ARCHI from 25 to 28 February 2017 in the city of Lviv, inside the music center of Lviv Philharmonic Orchestra.
The selected works will be played on 27/28 February 2017 by Lviv Chamber Orchestra.
All concert will be recorded by a sound engineer.


Each composer must submit a score by choosing between two categories, which are the following:
1) string orchestra: 8 violins I, 6 violins II, 4 violas, 4 cellos, 3 contrabbasses.
2) flute (flute in C, flute in G, ottavino) and string orchestra.
Deadline: 31 January 2017.
The work must not exceed 10 minutes.

All scores will be sent by email (only one work for composer), in PDF format, at


Valerio Mattiuzzo – Flute


Each email sent to submit a score shall include:
– The score, in a PDF format A4 (Finale or Sibelius software);
– A second PDF-file containing the identity of the composer (name and address, nationality, telephone number, email, website, short CV) and a statement by the composer stating that the submitted work has never before been published, performed in public and/or broadcast before, nor prized in any composer’s competition.
Other file format than PDF are not acceptable and will result in the submission being rejected!
There is no registration form.
The Composition Staff will select the composers, from all the application submitted, no later than 01 February 2017.
Each composer selected for the International Music Composers’ Forum MUSICA PER ARCHI 2017 will be notified by email and must send the instrumental parts no later than 07 February 2017.


The tuition fee for all participants selected is: €640 (euro 640) to be paid no later than 07 February 2017 by Paypal on email

The tuition fee includes:
–Participation in the seminars and events organized from 25 to 28 February 2017, by KLKNEWMUSIC and Composition Staff;
–Conference of selected composers and check sound of their works;
–Professional AUDIO/VIDEO recording of the selected works during the final concerts.

The tuition fee does not include:

Administrative secretary for the International Music Composers’ Forum MUSICA PER ARCHI 2017 is Ms. Anastasiya Kodola.
For any question about tuition fee and payment method write to
Please send a PDF file with your payment check to


Volodymyr Sivokhip (UKR) – General Director of Lviv Philharmonic Society

Ferdinando Nazzaro (ITA) – Composer, Artistic Director KLKnewmusic

Domenico Clapasson (ITA) – Composer, Artistic Director Aldebaran Editions

Bogdhana Frolyak (UKR) – Composer

Three prizes will be awarded.
1 Prize800 USD, and the score published by Aldebaran Editions
2 Prize – score edited by Aldebaran Editions
3 Prize – score edited by Aldebaran Editions

The Composition Staff reserves the right not to award the prize and to award Special Mentions of merit.


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