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Contests & Awards

Misc Notes
The NAfME Electronic Music Composition Competition recognizes outstanding compositions and highlights the effectiveness of music technology in the school curriculum. Entries will be judged based on their aesthetic quality, use of electronic media, and the power of the composition. The schools of the winners in each category will receive a one-year subscription to Soundation4Education, courtesy of MusicFirst.
General Notes

Students, or teachers of students in grades K-grad school. 3 Categories: K-8, High School, and Collegiate. Entrants must be sponsored by an NAfME member teacher, or be a NAfME Collegiate member in good standing.

schedule
Annually
deadline
See website
Misc Notes
One winner will be commissioned to write an 8-10 minute piece for clarinet, cello, and piano, to be premiere at the annual TNME summer concert in August.
General Notes

Open to any composer currently enrolled in a music degree program at a Texas institution.

schedule
Annually
deadline
March
Misc Notes
$700 and two performances of a 3-6 minute work for mixed choir.
General Notes

Anyone

schedule
Annually
deadline
October
Misc Notes
One $10,000 prize.
General Notes

Anyone. Works submitted must have their premiere in application year.

schedule
Annually
deadline
December
Misc Notes
$12,000 commission for allcompositions regardless of idiom, instrumentation, style, or the use of technology. Submissions in jazz, hybrid, electronic, or other idioms are welcome.
General Notes

Must be a legal resident of the United States for a term of one year or more during the time of the application. For these purposes, "residents" shall be deemed to include U.S. Citizens, lawful permanent residents, temporary residents, asylees, refugees,...

schedule
Annually
deadline
June