Emerging Composers Competition at The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York

The Metropolitan Youth Orchestra of New York is hosting an Emerging Composers Competition, open to all unpublished composers under the age of 22 as of July 1, 2018. This national competition has a Choral Division and an Orchestral Division.
Works submitted should be for one of the following ensembles:
A. SATB Youth Choir (high school students)
B. Full Symphony Orchestra (high school students)

DEADLINE: Wednesday, December 20, 2017 (All materials must be received by this date)

DETAILS: http://www.myo.org/myo-programs/emerging-composers-competition/

Please include the following items with the online application:
1. Full score and complete set of parts (PDF form)
2. A private YouTube or audio file (digital or live) rendition of the composition
3. Age Verification – Please provide proof of age. A copy of your birth certificate, passport, or driver’s license is acceptable.
4. $25 Application Fee (payable online through PayPal)
5. A short written description of the composition outlining inspirations and important features (250 words maximum).

Finalists in each Division will receive a cash award and may have the composition performed by one of the MYO ensembles in the 2018–2019 season.
First Place: $500
Second Place: $200
Third Place: $100
The winning compositions will be announced by January 20, 2018.
The judges reserve the right not to award a prize in either Division.

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