Compose in any style, any genre
Compose for vocal, instrumental, solo, small or large groups and electronic compositions.
Composer "pairs" allowed, e.g. Composer/Lyricist combos or composer and co-composer.
Beginner, novice, amateur and professional composers welcome.
One piece, own choice.
No time limit, judges reserve the right to evaluate only the first 15 minutes of lengthy compositions.
You will compete in age categories for Grand Prize (100%), 1st, 2nd, 3rd prizes, Honorable Mention and Merit:
Young Musicians: age 7 and younger
Junior 1: age 8 and 9
Junior 2: ages 10 to 13
Senior: ages 14 to 18
Collegiate: age 19 to 26
Age calculated as on June 1st.
Submission formats: pdf notation file, audio track mp3, mp4, YouTube link.
Sheet music pdf preferred but not required.
Entry June 1-30
Results emailed on or before July 26
Results listed on our website on or before July 27
Entry fee USD40