Endowment: 7,000 & 3,000 euros
- Composition scholar ship: 7,000 euros
- Composition grant: 3,000 euros
The total funding amount of 10,000 euros is divided into a large grant and a scholarship. This division ensures that both works of a larger formal context by experienced composers and compositions by young talents are supported.
What is supported?
To promote contemporary music, the City of Innsbruck supports the composition of contemporary music works by Innsbruck composers. The aim is to permanently and sustainably promote the development of contemporary music in Innsbruck. in 2013, the composition scholarships were renamed Hilde Zach Composition Scholarships in recognition and memory of Innsbruck's former mayor.
Who awards the scholarship?
City of Innsbruck
How do I apply?
You can submit your documents via the platform: kultur-innsbruck.vemap.com . The current submission period runs from December 11, 2023, from 8.00 a.m. to April 15, 2024, 5.00 p.m.
Who can apply?
Applications are open to artists who
- born in Tyrol or
- reside in Innsbruck or
- are permanently and creatively active as artists in Innsbruck and
- are of legal age (at least 18 years old).
The following also applies to the scholarship:
- The age of 35 must not be exceeded.
Persons who have a close relationship with the institution appointed to the jury in the respective year due to their professional activity are not entitled to submit entries.
What can be submitted?
Which documents are required?
The following documents in German and in pdf format are required for submission to kultur-innsbruck.vemap.com:
- Scan of birth certificate or current registration slip from the year of submission (if not born in Tyrol)
- current portfolio of works with the following content:
- Short curriculum vitae of the applicant (max. 1/2 page)
- Short description of the compositional work
- 2 to max. 3 sound recordings (optional)
Who decides on the award?
The two sponsored composition commissions are selected by an independent jury of experts invited by the Cultural Office of the City of Innsbruck. The jury for the main and sponsorship grants consists of drei persons from the fields of composition, musicology or a local music institution or organization.
The composition of the jury changes annually, although one jury member may remain on the jury for a maximum of one further year. The composition of the jury is as follows:
In the case of the main scholarship and the sponsorship scholarship, one jury member will be appointed from each of the domestic music institutions or establishments which, if awarded the scholarship, would in principle be prepared to determine the type, scope and instrumentation of the composition together with the scholarship holder, commission a composition and premiere the work.
Main scholarship: Tyrolean State Conservatory
Scholarship: Wind power
Previous scholarship holders
|Michael F. P. Huber
|Daniel Oliver Moser
Until 2010, the funding pot was divided into two equal scholarships:
|Composition scholarship 1
|Composition scholarship 2