Margaret Blackburn Biennial Composition Competition - 2015

Expiration of Opportunity: 
Tue, 2015-03-31
Entry Fee: 
U.S. Dollar (USD)

Margaret Blackburn Biennial Composition Competition - 2015

Deadline: March 31, 2015 Sponsor: SAI Pittsburgh Alumnae

A $1000 grand prize will be awarded to the female student composer who submits the winning musical composition in the 2015 Biennial Blackburn Memorial Composition Competition. Applicants must be enrolled in an accredited college, university or graduate music program in the 2014-15 academic year.

Compositions should be for a small ensemble of no less than two instruments, which may include voice, and no more than twelve instruments, including voice. Works for instruments and electronic sounds, digital media, CD, interactive compositions or works for electronic sounds alone can be included. No published scores will be accepted.

The 2015 deadline for submissions is March 31. An entry fee of $20 (U.S.) is required and must be included with the submitted composition. Membership in Sigma Alpha Iota (SAI) is not required. To enter, please use the application form available from Ms. McKelway or at and submit it along with the full score of the composition. Only one submission per person is allowed.

Requests for applications or questions regarding specifics of the competition may be directed to Barbara McKelway. Please include “Blackburn” in the subject.

Contact: or 412-366-4513.

Published date: 
6 Nov 2014