Composer Competitions

LocationComposer Competition DetailsDates heldClosing dateMore info
United StatesOnline Competition (no traveling)
2ND MANHATTAN INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION
Recitals at CARNEGIE HALL / Over $25,000 in prizes / International Management / CD recording project ($19,000) / DEADLINE: 15th JULY SECOND MANHATTAN INTERNATIONAL MUSIC COMPETITION (PIANO - VOICE - STRINGS) Online application: http://www.manhattancompetition.com -VIDEO SELECTION- (no traveling) Honorary president: Ivo Pogorelich Winners' recitals at CARNEGIE HALL
18 June 2017 - 15 July 2017 15 July 2017 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 18 June 2017
UkraineKiev
RESONANCES Composers' Competition 2017
Each composer must submit a music score choosen in the following instruments from 3 to 10 players: soprano, mezzosoprano, piano, flute, clarinet, trumpet, horn, trombone, 2 percussionists. The work must not exceed 10 minutes. The organization will select composers who will have the opportunity to participate into the International Composers’ Competition from 25 to 28 September 2017 in the city of Kiev (Ukraine), inside the Union Composers. The concert will be recorded by a sound engineer and a movie director will make a video.
25 Sept 2017 - 28 Sept 2017 27 Aug 2017 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 14 June 2017
United StatesNew York City Video Game Composition Competition
The Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps Symphonic Band is pleased to announce its 2017 Video Game Composition Competition. We seek a composer to create an original video game score for symphonic wind band. The winning entry will be premiered at the Lesbian & Gay Big Apple Corps Symphonic Band’s Level Up: The Iconic Music of Video Games and Anime concert on October 21st 2017 at Baruch College’s Mason Hall in New York City. Submissions will be accepted from composers under the age of 35. Please see attached guidelines or visit our website.
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01 June 2017 - 21 Aug 2017 10 July 2017 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 03 June 2017
ItalySalerno
PREMIO OSSCA 2017
Il Premio OSSCA nasce con l’intento di permettere ai giovani talenti (musicisti, cantanti, compositori e direttori d'orchestra) di esprimersi, emergere ed affermarsi nel mondo attraverso la musica. Inoltre, con molteplici iniziative intende rafforzare il ruolo di promotore di attività volte a favorire e sostenere la conservazione e la crescita del patrimonio artistico - musicale, attraverso borse di studio e politiche di attrazione per i giovani musicisti al fine di valorizzarne e qualificarne le competenze e favorire il collegamento tra formazione e lavoro.
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02 Mar 2017 - 22 Sept 2017 30 June 2017 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 30 May 2017
UkraineLviv
Orient Occident Composers' Competition 2017
Each composer must submit a score choosen in the following list: a) Orchestra; b) Soprano or mezzosoprano, and orchestra. The work must not exceed 12 minutes. Min 15/Max 35 players:1 flute (ottavino), 1 oboe (english horn), 1 clarinet (bass clarinet) 1 bassoon, 1 horn, 1 trumpet, 1 trombone, 2 percussionists, 1 harp, 8 violins I, 6 violins II, 4 violas, 4 cellos, 3 contrabass. The organization will select composers who will have the opportunity to participate from 19 to 23 November in the city of Lviv. The concert will be recorded by a sound engineer and a movie director will make a video
19 Nov 2017 - 23 Nov 2017 01 Oct 2017 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 06 May 2017
UkraineLviv
Sacrarium Composers' Competition 2017
Each composer must submit a music score choosen in the following categories: – strings orchestra (8,6,4,4,2); – vocal octet and strings orchestra; – soprano and strings orchestra. The work must not exceed 10 minutes. The organization will select composers who will have the opportunity to participate into the International Composers’ Competition from 11 to 15 October 2017 in the city of Lviv (Ukraine), inside the Lviv Philhamonia. The concert will be recorded by a sound engineer and a movie director will make a video.
11 Oct 2017 - 15 Oct 2017 03 Sept 2017 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 06 May 2017
UkraineLviv
Alfred Schnittke Composers' Competition 2017
Each composer must submit a music score choosen in 3 following sections with piano and viola soloists: 1) ensemble from 5 to 11 players (1 flute, 1 clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 horn,1 percussionist, 1 piano, 2 violins, 1 viola,1 cello,1 contrabbass); 2) piano and chamber orchestra max 22 elements; 3) viola and chamber orchestra. The work must not exceed 12 minutes. The organization will select composers who will have the opportunity to participate from 18 to 22 November 2017 in the city of Lviv (Ukraine). The concert will be recorded by a sound engineer and a movie director will make a video.
18 Nov 2017 - 22 Nov 2017 29 Sept 2017 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 06 May 2017
United StatesSeattle
Celebrate Asia Composition Competition
The Seattle Symphony’s Celebrate Asia Composition Competition seeks to recognize emerging composers who are interested in Asian culture, music and traditions. The winning composer will receive a $1,000 award and an opportunity to visit Seattle for the premiere. The winning score will be premiered by the Seattle Symphony in Benaroya Hall at the annual Celebrate Asia concert on February 11, 2018. All composers born after January 1, 1983 are eligible. There is no entry fee. All entries must arrive no later than October 27, 2017. Please see website for guidelines and submission information.
26 Apr 2017 - 27 Oct 2017 27 Oct 2017 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 26 Apr 2017
United KingdomLondon
London Music Society 2017 International Composer's Competition
The competition is open to all nationalities with no age restriction. Interested candidates are required to present a work of maximum 12 min in duration for string orchestra. 1st Prize: The highest scoring work among the finalists shall be featured as the winning work in the Autumn 2017 performance by the London City Philharmonic. The 1st prize winner composition may also be included in a recording of works by contemporary composers by the London City Philharmonic. 2nd and 3rd Prize winners will be given a performance by the London City Philharmonic at a later date.
01 Apr 2017 - 07 July 2017 07 July 2017 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 17 Apr 2017
PortugalLisbon
3rd International Composition Competition GMCL / Jorge Peixinho
The 3rd International Composition Competition GMCL / Jorge Peixinho is organized biennially by the Grupo de Música Contemporânea de Lisboa (Contemporary Music Group of Lisbon) and its main purposes are the encouragement of musical creation and its divulgation, thus contributing to the increase of the repertoire of chamber music.
01 Apr 2017 - 25 Nov 2017 02 Oct 2017 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 31 Mar 2017
PolandWarsaw - Radziejowice
KAZIMIERZ SEROCKI 15TH INTERNATIONAL COMPOSERS’ COMPETITION 2017
TOTAL VALUE OF PRIZES: 31.000 PLN DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: August 15th, 2017 The competition is open to composers of all ages and nationalities. More than one score per composer is permitted.It is possible to submit works already performed and/or awarded in other competitions, excluding compositions already published. Only compositions for chamber ensemble of 3 to 5 instruments without conductor.Instruments: 1 flute, 1 oboe, 1 clarinet, 1 bassoon, 1 french horn, 1 piano, 2 violins,1 viola, 1 cello. Use live electronics or tape is not permited.Duration: 10-16' PRIZE WINNERS’ CONCERT: Dec 10t
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13 Mar 2017 - 10 Dec 2017 15 Aug 2017 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 30 Mar 2017
FranceParis
Ile de creations
The Competition is open to composers of any nationality who will be under 33 years of age on 1 January 2018 and who are enrolled or have been enrolled in composition and/or orchestration courses between 2013 and 2018 at an institution in the European Union. Entrants shall compose a work for orchestra on the theme “Olympic Games”. The work must have five movements, each two minutes long, for a total of ten minutes. Prizes: Prize of €3,500 Played during a series of concerts Broadcasted on France Musique Published by Editions Durand SalabertEschnig / UMPC
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13 Mar 2017 - 02 Feb 2018 11 Sept 2017 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 27 Mar 2017
CanadaToronto
Azrieli Music Prizes
The Azrieli Foundation is searching for composers to receive two substantial prizes: • The Azrieli Commissions for Jewish Music - $50,000 CAD to a Canadian composer for a new orchestral work. Submission deadline: May 7, 2017. • The Azrieli Prize for Jewish Music - $50,000 CAD to an international composer for the best orchestral work written in the last ten years. Submission deadline: November 5, 2017. The Azrieli Music Prizes are specifically in search of a creative and critical response to the question “What is Jewish Music? For more information, please see www.azrielifoundation.org/mu
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07 Mar 2017 - 05 Nov 2017 N/A Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 24 Mar 2017
PolandRadom
ARBORETUM Krzysztof Penderecki Composers' Competition
ARBORETUM accepts works scored for a string orchestra, which are not performed nor published before the date of the final concert. The jury chaired by one of the most distinguished composers of our time, Krzysztof Penderecki, will name the laureates after a public performance of the 6 works selected to the finale. The concert will take place in prestigious Penderecki Concert Hall in Radom on November 18th, 2017.
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14 Feb 2017 - 18 Nov 2017 15 Aug 2017 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 17 Feb 2017
UkraineLviv
Sigurd Rascher Composers' Competition 2017
Each composer must submit a music score choosen in 2 following sections with sax soloist from 7 to 23 players: 1) 1 sax soloist, 2 violins, 1 viola, 1 cello, 1 contrabbass, 1/2 percussionists; 2) 1 sax soloist string orchestra, 1/2 percussionist The work must not exceed 12 minutes. The organization will select composers who will have the opportunity to participate into the International Composers’ Competition from 28 to 31 August 2017 in the city of Lviv (Ukraine), inside the Lviv Philhamonia. The concert will be recorded by a sound engineer and a movie director will make a video.
28 Aug 2017 - 31 Aug 2017 25 July 2017 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 11 Feb 2017
Korea, Rep. ofBusan
Busan MARU International Music Festival Competition
1. Concerto Competition *Section - All kinds of instruments possible accompany with an Orchestra. Both Solo and Ensemble are acceptable *Preliminary round : July. 8th, Sat. Silla Univ. Busan // Video submission possible *Final round : During 2017 Festival (2nd~9th of Sep.) *Application Submit : Feb. 1st, Wed. ~ June. 25th, Sun. 2. Composition Competition *Theme & Accompaniment : Free Style, about 10 min. All types of organization are acceptable. *Qualification for participation : No limitation *Application Submit : Feb. 1st, Wed. ~ June. 25th, Sun.
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01 Feb 2017 - 09 Sept 2017 30 June 2017 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 02 Feb 2017
Czech RepublicJihlava
XIVth International Composers Competition Jihlava 2018
The organizers set themselves the task of initiating and supporting creation of new works which would be distinctive in composition and accessible for interpretation and which would be of benefit for the repertoire of non professional choirs.
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15 Dec 2016 - 30 Sept 2017 30 Sept 2017 Visit SiteSend Email
Posted 19 Dec 2016

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