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International Composition Competition

Presentation - Awards and Selection - Archives

Coups de Vents is an international composition competition for symphonic band. The first edition was organized with the theme of « Lille2004 – Cultural Capital of Europe ».

Established in the first rank of international events for wind music, most notably through the implementation of competition composition, the association produces ambitious projects accompanying amateur practices through training, exchanges and meetings. The International Composition Competition’s aim is to enhance the repertoire of original music for wind orchestra and to renew and enrich the repertoire.

The Coups de Vents International Composition Competition:

6 editions
15 000 audience members
1 058 composers
76 nationalities
732 candidate works
102 selected
20 partner orchestras
1 500 musicians
48 free concerts
78 500 € awarded prizes

Call for scores for the 6th edition, more information.
Registration deadline: June, 1st 2016 / Deadline for sending works: july 29, 2016            

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