Interested in taking part?
WHAT IS NCCC 2020?
The choir festival SyngSydfyn (= Singing Fionia) is arranging – for the 3rd time – a competition for young classically trained choir conductors from the 9th – 11th of June 2020 in Svendborg, Denmark.
Besides performances with these 3 choirs, the participants have to demonstrate a shorter rehearsal session with the choirs.
The repertoire goes from late renaissance up to contemporary works. There will be a new composed work for the youth choir by danish composer Jens Peter Møller.
The assignments are made by the jury.
From the videofiles every applicant has to send, the jury select 18 participants for the competition. After the first round 9 participants continue, after second round 3 continue and in the third and final round the numbering (for the prizes) is decided.
the third and final round the numbering (for the prizes) is decided.
2nd prize = 2.000 euro
3rd prize = 1.000 euro
In 2020 the 3 finalists will further be offered a concert incl. rehearsals with the DR Vocal Ensemble in Trinitatis Church in the center of Copenhagen (incl. transmissions).
This will take place the 23rd – 26th of June 2020, and the participants bind themselves via their applications to take part in this concert, if they end up as one of the 3 finalists.
(NCCC 2020 will cover the expences for travelling and lodging in Copenhagen for the 3 finalists)
Rikke Lender (DK) is representative from The Danish National Vocal Ensemble.
Chairman of the Jury is Povl Christian Balslev, head of the Festival.
Applicants must document an education as classical choir conductors from a conservatory/ musikhögskola, an university or similar institutions. Applicants, who are in the final years of their study will be accepted.
This recording should not be edited/ mixed etc.
The files must be suited for MAC or Windows.
Please remember to inform the name of the performers (choir, conductor, soloists etc.), titles of the music and date(s) of the recording(s).
There will be no fees for participation, but the applicants will have to pay themselves for transport, board and lodging, – but we will of course help you in getting good prices where it is possible.
Rthe 18 selected participants will be informed directly in the middle of March 2020
If you are interested in participating, please apply via the electronic formula.