Composition Contest

Competition is Closed at this time
With the goal of nurturing interest in new music composition from young area composers, the WSO and SHU invites high school and first-year college students to submit a new composition for review by a panel of three judges.

Categories for 2019:

Any one of the following ensembles:

  • string orchestra
  • symphony orchestra
  • wind ensemble
  • concert band

Duration:   Between three (3) and ten (10) minutes.

Requirements: Completed application form
$15 application fee (check payable to WSO)
Hard copy of the score (winners need to provide parts)
MP3 or MIDI recording helpful but not required

Application deadline: April 15, 2019

Awards: All entries get written feedback from the judges.
Winner (s) will receive at least a recorded reading session, possibly a live concert performance in the 2019-20 school year.
Cash awards: TBD

Send materials to:
WSO Academy of Music
Attn: Composition Contest
951 Old Salem Road
Greensburg PA 15601

Questions? Contact Morrie Brand, [email protected]

 

 

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