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Gaudeamus Award 2020

The annual Gaudeamus Muziekweek focuses on music by young composers. Each year new works by composers are presented, with emphasis on young composers and music pioneers. The Gaudeamus Award was first awarded in 1957. The Gaudeamus Award, a commission of € 5.000 for new work, is meant as a help in the career of the composer. The commissioned work will premiere during Gaudeamus Muziekweek.

DEADLINE FOR THE GAUDEAMUS AWARD WAS 1 OCTOBER 2019

    Call for score

  • New notes for Duo Ebano

    Call for works for compositions Duo Ebano: clarinet and piano/seaboard. The selected compositions will be played during the Grachtenfestival (première), the Gaudeamus Muziekweek and November Music.

  • Call for scores: saxophonist Tom Sanderman

    Gaudeamus invites composers worldwide to write for soprano or tenor saxophone for Tom Sanderman. Selected compositions will be played during the Gaudeamus Muziekweek 2020.

    THIS CALL IS NOW CLOSED

  • New notes for James Oesi

    Write new work for double bass player James Oesi. The selected compositions will be played during the Grachtenfestival (première), the Gaudeamus Muziekweek and November Music.

    THIS CALL IS NOW CLOSED