? Edvard Grieg International Composer Competition


Inquiries / Henvendelser:
Einar Steen-Nøkleberg
+47 900 84 978

21nd International Edvard Grieg Competition for Composers 2018

Theme:" The Jazzy Grieg ".

Composers from all over the world - With no age limits - are invited to participate in the competition by composing two piano pieces:

1) A Blues a la Grieg. ( With Reference to any slow piece by Grieg )

2) A Ragtime a la Halling ( With Reference to any Halling found in the lyric pieces by Grieg). Total playing time: 8-9 min.

(The References are not meant to be thematic than rather inspirations for style and rhytm.)

Please send Your contribution via internet to: Oslo Grieg Society, daily leader Svetlana Bagdasaryan composercompetition@oslogriegsociety.com before May the 1st at 12 oclock pm local time.

Jury: Einar Steen-Nøkleberg, chairman, Dir. of Oslo Grieg Society, Oslo, Norway,

Ole Bøhn, professor, Sydney, Australia

Morten Gunnar Larsen, renowned jazz pianist, Oslo, Norway

Tom Mc Dermott, renowned jazz pianist, New Orleans, U.S.A.,

Samuel Foyorle, jazz musician, Monrovia, Liberia.

The results will be announced on May 15th 2018.

The six best Works will be performed as a live finale in Oslo on June 17th 2018 at the Oslo Steinway Gallery With a Direct streaming on Youtube world-wide.

1st Prize: Nkr 10.000

2nd Prize: Nkr 5.000

3rd Prize: Nkr 2.500

Welcome to compose in jazzy Grieg style! Entery fee 500 kr.
Sincerely Oslo Grieg Society.

OSLO GRIEG SOCIETY, Vallegata 3, 0454 Oslo, Norway
Bank address: Nordea, Kirkeveien 64, 0364 Oslo, Norway
Account No: 6039 05 73939
IBAN: NO0560390573939