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Mithatcan Öcal wins Calefax Composers Competition 2017

Mithatcan Öcal wins Calefax Composers Competition 2017

The Turkish composer Mithatcan Öcal (1992) is the winner of Calefax Composers Competition 2017.

New compositions and arrangements

New compositions and arrangements

The Friends of Calefax contribute to one of our most important missions; expanding repertoire for reed quintet. In 2017, nine composition assignments were issued and we realized 14 new arrangements.

Calefax & The Royal Conservatoire

Calefax & The Royal Conservatoire

Calefax and the Royal Conservatoire in The Hague have been working together for a number of years, a.o. in the project 'Reed Orchestra' & the Masterspecialisation 'Reed Quintet'.

Miss Maier

Miss Maier

From October 10th Calefax starts touring with violinist Liza Ferschtman. Composer Oene van Geel wrote a new work for reed quintet and violin inspired by the life and work of photographer Vivian Maier.

Winner Barlow Prize 2018

Winner Barlow Prize 2018

We are very excited to announce the winner of the 2018 Barlow Prize: Stacy Garrop. She composed a major new work for reed quintet.

Calefax Composers Competition 2017

Calefax Composers Competition 2017

Calefax invites composers of all ages and nationalities to participate in the 10th annual Composers Competition for Reed Quintet.