Competitions

New York Composers Circle John Eaton Memorial Competition

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Sun, 2018-04-15
Entry Fee: 
0.00

The New York Composers Circle proudly announces its 12th John Eaton Memorial Competition, in memory of our beloved long-time honorary member John Eaton (1935-2015), for chamber music compositions of up to four performers. The competition is open to composers who live in the New York metropolitan area without age restriction, other than current NYCC members and prior NYCC competition winners. The winning composition will be performed at one of the NYCC's concerts during the 2018-19 season, and the winner will also receive a year's free membership in the New York Composers Circle.

Published date: 
17 Jan 2018

Renee B. Fisher Competition Composer Awards 2020-2021

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Sat, 2019-01-19

please post

NEIGHBORHOOD MUSIC SCHOOL
presents
The Renée B. Fisher Competition
COMPOSER AWARDS
Established 1987

Published date: 
17 Jan 2018

Random Access Music. Call for Scores. Trios for clarinet and/or bass clarinet, violin, and piano.

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Thu, 2018-02-15
Entry Fee: 
0.00

Random Access Music is pleased to announce its ninth annual open call for scores. The members of RAM seek captivating new concert music, regardless of style, written for a trio of RAM players including Thomas Piercy on clarinets (B♭ and/or bass), Maya Bennardo on violin, and piano TBD. The winning composition(s), judged by our RAM panel, will be performed at the 2018 Queens New Music Festival by the RAM Players on May 20, 2018. Submissions are anonymous and composers MUST replace their names with a pseudonym on any pages in the score where their name appears.

Published date: 
16 Jan 2018

!BAMM! Student Composers Competition (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Fri, 2018-01-19
Entry Fee: 
0.00

DEADLINE EXTENDED

The !BAMM! Student Composers Competition at Composers, Inc. is dedicated to encouraging the music of Bay Area student composers and presenting it in a prominent concert forum.
Performances
One chosen composition by a student composer will be featured on the annual !BAMM! concert in the spring. Composers, Inc. has sole discretion over concert programming and scheduling. Composers whose compositions are programmed will be encouraged to speak briefly about their work. The judging committee reserves the option of withholding the award.

Eligibility

Published date: 
15 Jan 2018

Suzanne and Lee Ettelson Composer’s Award (DEADLINE EXTENDED)

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Fri, 2018-01-19
Entry Fee: 
25.00
Currency: 
U.S. Dollar (USD)

Suzanne and Lee Ettelson Composer’s Award (Deadline Extended)

An award of $1,000 will be given for a new chamber work. The winning work will be performed during Composers, Inc.’s 2018-19 concert season in Berkeley. Award winners are expected to attend performances. Composers, Inc. will provide lodging. Works not awarded prizes will also be considered for programming.

Eligibility

Published date: 
15 Jan 2018

Uncommon Music Festival 2018 Composer Competition

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Thu, 2018-03-01
Entry Fee: 
0.00
Currency: 
U.S. Dollar (USD)

The Uncommon Music Festival
2018 Composer Competition
Accepting Applications January 16, 2018 - March 1, 2018

The Uncommon Music Festival is seeking submissions of new compositions for its 2017 Festival in Sitka Alaska. Compositions must fit the following criteria:

Scored for vocal quartet with optional piano accompaniment
3-5 minutes in length
English text
The composition must not have received a public performance prior to the Festival

The composition can set any text, as long as that text is in English used with permission. It may deal with any subject matter.

Published date: 
15 Jan 2018

Phantom Brass Winter 2018 Call for Scores

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Thu, 2018-03-15

Phantom Brass is pleased to announce its winter 2018 call for scores. Formed by John Pisaro, Darren Dvoracek, Megan DeJarnett, and Evan Wendell, Phantom is a brass quartet dedicated to the understanding and expansion of brass chamber music repertoire. We hope to cultivate a diverse collection of works by living composers.

Published date: 
15 Jan 2018

Prelude and Fugue Competition 2018!

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Sat, 2018-07-07
Entry Fee: 
10.00
Currency: 
Euro (EUR)

The McDonald Music Foundation is hosting the first preludes and fugues competition!
Open until July 2018, participants are given two themes; 7 bar prelude & and a challenging 5 bar fugue theme. We encourage all composers to participate as you will receive the following prizes; 24 of the best prelude and fugue composers will be published which will be available after the winners are announced, the three top composer will receive money prizes and a special feature in the publication. Depending on participation rate, first place Fugue would see around 200 - 250 euro.
Rules:

Published date: 
15 Jan 2018

3rd Keuris Composers Contest 2018

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Thu, 2018-02-01

3rd Keuris Composers Contest 2018
The Keuris Competition invites composers of all ages and nationalities to participate in the 3rd Keuris Composers Contest with self-made compositions for the youth. The compositions should be challenging, but at the same time accessible and playable by young talented players.

There will be two categories:
1) ensemble consisting of violin, cello and piano
2) youth symphony orchestra

Rules for the Keuris Composers Contest can be downloaded here. Also details about the instrumentation.

Published date: 
14 Jan 2018

1ST KRZYSZTOF PENDERECKI INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION FOR YOUNG COMPOSERS

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Wed, 2018-01-31

Competition
1ST KRZYSZTOF PENDERECKI INTERNATIONAL COMPETITION

FOR YOUNG COMPOSERS

1.

Krakow Branch of the Polish Composers’ Union announces 1st Krzysztof Penderecki International Competition for Young Composers. Composers from every country, who will not be over the age of 35 at the moment of its closing, can take part in the Competition.

2.

The subject of the Competition is a composition for flute, clarinet, violin, viola, and cello,
with a duration from 9 to 14 minutes. Flute and clarinet cannot be modified.

3.

Published date: 
14 Jan 2018
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