2014 NAfME Student Composers Competition

2014 Student Composers Competition – Entry deadline: February 15, 2014

NAfME is seeking original music written by student composers for featured performance in the Young Composer Concert at the National In-Service Conference in Nashville, TN in October 2014.

Teachers and students are invited to submit original compositions by students for possible inclusion in the concert.  Students in elementary school, secondary school, college, and graduate school are eligible to submit compositions.

Compositions may be for a solo instrument or voice, or for an ensemble of instruments and/or voices.

New: Winning compositions for band, orchestra, chorus, and jazz ensemble will be considered for performance by an NAfME National Honors Ensemble at the conference.

Up to ten winning composers will receive cash awards of $150, thanks to the generous support of the European American Musical Alliance (Dr. Philip Lasser, president) and the Double R Foundation. All entrants will receive written evaluations of their compositions.

Detailed competition rules and entry directions.  

Questions?  Please contact Susan Lambert at SusanL@nafme.org or at 800-336-3768 Ext. 255.

Special thanks to the European American Musical Alliance, the Double R Foundation, and Dr. Philip Lasser.

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