Composer Competitions

LocationComposer Competition DetailsDates heldClosing dateMore info
United KingdomDorking The Ray Bardsley Carol Composition Prize 2015
Dorking Choral Society is pleased to announce its inaugural composition competition, the Ray Bardsley Carol Composition Prize 2015. Open to composers of all ages and nationalities, and adjudicated by Master of the Queen's Music, Judith Weir, and Director of the BBC Symphony Chorus, Stephen Jackson, composers are invited to submit a short seasonal work suitable for an amateur choral society, either a capella or with piano accompaniment. For further details please go to for a link to a pdf providing full details of the competition and terms of entry.
01 Aug 2015 - 18 Dec 2015 12 Oct 2015 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 04 Aug 2015
ItalyBrescia International call for scores
Composers may send one or more scores. Every score must have a precise reference to the work(s) of one, and only one, of the contemporary figurative artists related to Brescia whose works are visible in the specific pages of the website. Scores must be sent by e-mail to, in pdf format, with a description of the relationship between the score and the related art work(s). Deadline: November 30th, 2015. Selected scores will be performed in a concert in Brescia, Sancarlino Theatre, on January 2016. for more info.

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01 July 2015 - 30 Nov 2015 30 Nov 2015 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 13 July 2015
ItalyMilano Concorso OPERA OGGI
OperaLombardia, in coproduction with Theater Magdeburg (Germany) and Palau de les Arts Reina Sofía, Valencia (Spain), promotes a Competition for the commission of a new opera and directing project. An opera able to speak about the present, without forgetting the past, to tell a special, theatrical and representative story. Published by Casa Ricordi and staged in the 2017/18 season, the Competition is addressed to an artistic team, formed by composer, librettist, director, set and costume designer of European nationalities and under the age of 35.

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15 May 2015 - 15 Oct 2015 15 Oct 2015 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 13 July 2015
FranceParis Île de créations, concours de composition
Orchestre national d'Île-de-France - Ce concours s’adresse aux compositeurs de moins de 32 ans au 1er janvier 2016, ayant été inscrits en cursus de composition et/ou d’orchestration en Europe entre 2011 et 2016.
01 Sept 2015 - 01 Dec 2015 N/A Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 11 June 2015
The project is open to all composers of any age and nationality, who want to share their musical and personal journey, attend seminars and opportunities for discussion, on the art of our time, on the contemporary music and on the figure of the Composer in this Third Millennium. The International Music Composers' Forum is open to a maximun of 12 composers. Each composer can submit a music score choosen in list from 3 to 15 players.The selected works will be played on 6th November 2015 by Lviv Chamber Orchestra during International Festival "Contrast".
03 Nov 2015 - 06 Nov 2015 14 Sept 2015 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 01 June 2015
PortugalLisbon II International Composition Competition GMCL / Jorge Peixinho
Is organized by the Grupo de Música Contemporânea de Lisboa (Contemporary Music Group of Lisbon) and its main purposes are the encouragement of musical creation and dissemination of the work of young composers, thus contributing to the increase of the repertoire of chamber music.Composition of the jury: Ivan Fedele (President); Gerhard Stabler; João Madureira; Jorge Sá Machado The competition is open to composers from all countries, under the age of 40 years on December 31st 2015. The art work and application form must be sent by registered mail, until October 28th 2015.
23 May 2015 - 05 Dec 2015 28 Oct 2015 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 27 May 2015

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