The results of Composition Competition “Art and Violence”

The subject of the contest was a work for a piano trio (up to 12 min.) reflecting on the idea of a connection between different forms of violence and art and its artistic interpretation.

The jury members:

Prof. Dr hab. Wojciech Widłak – composer (Poland) – chairman,

Dr Paul Clift – composer (Australia / Switzerland),

Shafi Badreddin – composer / conductor (Syria / Luxemburg);

have judged 31 scores from composers from around the world: England, Finland, France, Hungary, Germany, Iran, Mexico, Philippines, Poland, Portugal, Syria, Ukraine and USA and decided to give:

II prize: Valentin Schaff, Germany

I prize: Tomasz Szczepanik, Poland

We would like to congratulate the winners and all the participants for their great effort!