Gaudeamus Music Week 2009: preliminary programme available

12 June 2009

From 7-12 September 2009, the International Gaudeamus Music Week 2009 takes place in Amsterdam. The annual Gaudeamus Music Week (now presented by Music Center the Netherlands) focuses on music by young composers from all over the world. In addition to works by the young composers selected to compete for the Gaudeamus Prize, works by the jury members will be performed. Top ensembles such as Holland Symfonia, Nieuw Ensemble, Tokyo Sinfonietta, de ereprijs, KLANG, Ear Massage Percussion Quartet and VocaalLAB will take care of outstanding performances. The preliminary program can be found here. The jury selected 15 works from over 400 submissions by composers from many different countries. At the end of the festival, the jury awards the Gaudeamus Prize for the best work from the nominations. The winner will receive 4,500 Euro as a commission to write a composition for the International Gaudeamus Music Week 2010. The organisers launched an invitation to advertise in the programme book of Gaudeamus Music Week 2009. Details: Because of the layout of the booklet, it is only possible to reserve: • FULL PAGE: 87 mm wide x 140 mm high • BLACK/WHITE (grayscale) • COSTS: € 200 (200 Euro) ex V.A.T. Acceptable File Formats: • TIFF or JPG at a minimum of 300 DPI, grayscale (Black and White) • Illustrator EPS file save fonts as outline and embed pictures • All advertising material should be supplied in an electronic format on disc or e-mail • E-mailed files must be compressed using Aladdin Systems’ Stuffit or WinZip Deadline: July 1st, 2009 Material can be sent to: Contact for further information: Music Center the Netherlands Rokin 111, 1012 KN Amsterdam Tel.:31-20-3446060