Hélianthe’s contest is a competition of pedagogic music composition for saxophone. The jury is the group of students from music school partner from France. there is several goals:
The Hélianthe composition contest will award three works for young saxophonists
Candidate composers will have until April 1st, 2018 to submit their composition.
the Jury composed by Hélianthe group member and recognize musical expert, will select the ten finalist composition. The selected piece will be created and recorded by Hélianthe musicians in June 2018. On this occasion, the composers will be invited to present their piece during the event.
The recordings and music paper will then be sent to the partner classes and sponsors who will have until June 2019 to send their votes via the platform available to them.
The results of this vote will be announced at a ceremony in June 2019.
Three Prize will be awarded: the two works having received the most votes from the students, and the sponsor awared
The three prize-winning composers will see their works published in the Selmer collection at Robert Martin and will receive an order for a composition to be created in 2020.
Organize the contest within your class
In any form you want, get each student to vote for their favorite piece.
saxophone classes, theoretical musical classes or other, listen, create, criticize, debate and make your choices! Each student and teacher has one vote and their vote will determine the 1st and 2nd prize of the contest.
You will be able to register on the competition platform from June 2018.
Registration fees (30€ up to 20 students, 50€ for more) give you access to the recordings and the music paper of the ten finalists (available for download from June 2018).
You will have until June 2019 to register your vote on the contest platform.