The jury of the Big Band Composition Competition for Young Baltic Composers has made up its mind and as a result the semi-finalists are nominated as follows (in alphabetical order):
Anna Vibe, Arta Jēkabsone, Elza Ozoliņa, Iris Eckert, Jānis Rubiks, Kristina Rantala, Krists Saržants, Reinis Ašmanis, Svens Vilsons, Zane Švēde-Grīnberga.
The compositions of these 10 authors will be performed in the concert this autumn, in the next round of the competition, after which three winners will be announced, whose works will be performed in a concert with the Latvian Radio Big Band.
The level is very high, the works are interesting and various, it is going to be a wonderful concert!”
concludes Indrikis Veitners, the Head of JVLMA Jazz department.
See you soon!