The Giga-Hertz-Award 2013 celebrates the career of two composers and three production prizes are given to composers for projects to be realized at the ZKM or the Experimentalstudio. The grand prizes for electronic music were attributed to John Chowning and Francis Dhomont while the three production prizes were awarded to Roque Rivas, Alexander Schubert, and Ying Wang. The grand prize for sound art was attributed to Pierre Henry. The awards will be presented on November 30, 2013 at the ZKM (Karlsruhe, Germany).
The mixed work for 4 voices, 6 percussion, and tape Baobabs by Robert Normandeau was awarded First Prize (mixed music) in the Musica Nova 2013 International Competition of Electroacoustic Music (Prague, Czech Republic).
The Foundation Destellos announced today the results of the 6th edition of its electroacoustic composition competition: the first prize was awarded to Daniel Judkovski for his work El exilio infinito. Three ex æquo second prizes have been awarded to works by Jonty Harrison, John Nichols III, and Sophie Delafontaine. The first prize of the mixed music category was awarded to Timothy Roy for his work Wunderkind; the second prizes was awarded to João Pedro Oliveira for his work Vox sum vitæ.
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Francis Dhomont and Robin Minard will give an acousmatic composition workshop at the Franz Liszt School of Music Weimar (Germany) on July 12 - 15, 2013. Francis Dhomont will also give a solo concert (Meister im Konzert) at the SeaM Werkstattstudio on the first evening.