The Open Ears Festival is thrilled to announce its 2018 composition competition for emerging composers! The festival is seeking proposals for the premiere of a piece that is to take place at Victoria Park (Kitchener, ON) during the festival (May 30-June 3, 2018).
Celebrating the Art of Listening, Open Ears aims to go beyond the fixed thinking of fixed seats and represent a diversity of sonic experiences.
Open Ears presents a biennial festival in the Waterloo Region, and targeting programming in between festival years. Active since 1998, it has become one of North America’s premier festivals of creative music and sound. Past guests have included DJ Spooky, Diamanda Galas, Shary Boyle, Frederic Rzewski, Colin Stetson and Ikue Mori.
This is the second festival that has been run in partnership with CAFKA – Contemporary Art Forum Kitchener and Area , which celebrates art in public