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New Generation 2020 Concert


Organised by Hong Kong Composers’ Guild Limited, in association with Radio Television Hong Kong Radio 4

Sponsored by the Composers and Authors Society of Hong Kong Limited

Call for Scores

First held in 1989, the New Generation Concert aims at encouraging music creativity among young composers in Hong Kong by providing a platform for performance and exchange of musical ideas. Selected compositions for New Generation 2020 will be held on 4th June 2020 (Thursday) at RTHK Studio One and recorded by RTHK Radio 4 to be broadcast later. The concert will be performed by the NOVA Ensemble.


Submission Details:

1.   This Call for Scores is open to Hong Kong residents born on or after 4th June 1990.

2.   Eligible composers can only submit one work in the form of hardcopy score. No other medium of the score, such as recording, is accepted.

3.   The duration of each work should be within 5 minutes.  An accurate duration of the work must be stated on the score.

4.   The work should be written for clarinet in Bb, violin, cello and percussion (1 player). Only small percussion instruments are available. Details of which are as follows:

  • 25cm Wind Gong / 22cm Opera Gong

  • Small Chinese gongs pitched F, B, D

  • Triangle

  • Glass / wooden / shell chimes

  • Tabla

  • 2 big & 1 small Angklungs

  • 6 woodblocks / 4 Chinese woodblocks

  • Temple bowl pitched B

  • Finger cymbals

  • Ankle bells

  • Melodica

  • Djembe

  • Guiro (big and small)

  • Tiles (3 - 4, sizes varying and different material)

  • 3 pod rattles

  • Rosewood plank

  • Buffalo toe rattles

5.   The entire score (including notation, symbols, necessary instructions to performers, and duration) must be typed and in black-and-white only. Hand-written score will not be accepted. Only the title and instrumentation of the composition in both English and Chinese can be shown on the title page. Name and the institution of composer cannot appear anywhere on the score. Violators will be disqualified.

6.   All submissions must include a digital copy of score, a copy of Hong Kong ID and a completed application form. They should be sent via email to on or before 5pm, 3rd April 2020 (Friday). Late applications will not be considered.

7.   Application fees: Waived for all members* of the Hong Kong Composers’ Guild Limited (HKCG). HK$200 for composers who are not members of HKCG. Payment must be deposited into the Guild’s HSBC account at 636-474546-838. Please keep the deposit slip. Application without the slip will be disqualified.


* Membership must be confirmed at the time of submission. New application or application in process will not be considered as member.

* Download Application form

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