In 2015-2016 the 6th edition of the ICCH took place. Three laureates were selected from 25 entries by an international jury:

  • First prize: Rick van Veldhuizen (°1994, Nederland) – (Un)mensch
  • Second prize: Olivier Gagnon (°1981, Canada) - Tempête
  • Third prize: Satoshi Ohmae (°1943, Japan) – Double Unit

Rick van Veldhuizen also received the public prize.

During the weekend of 2 & 3 april 2016, these compositions were showed to the public. There were lectures on saturday and on sunday the final concert took place. An international jury determined the first, second en third prize.


Here you can read an interview with curator Erik Desimpelaere (in Dutch): artikel_klankbord_icch.doc

You can take a look at the finals program (in Dutch) here: programma icch.pdf 

Jury members: Luc Van Hove (B) (presdient), Kenneth Hesketh (UK), Jan Van Der Roost (B), Wim Henderickx (B), Lucas Vis (NL)

Interview and presentation: Tim Van Thuyne

Performers: Koninklijk Harmonieorkest Vooruit Harelbeke under the direction of Erik Desimpelaere.