Calls and Competitions

The following competitions, calls, auditions, and performance opportunities are presented or co-sponsored by NAfME:

Composition-Competition

NAfME Student Composers Competition

  • The 2018 NAfME Student Composers Competition is now open
  • The deadline for the 2018 Student Composers Competition is March 30th, 2018. Rules and submission instructions are available here.

NAfME Electronic Music Composition Competition 

  • The 2018 NAfME Electronic Music Composition Competition is now open
  • The deadline for the 2018 Electronic Music Composition Competition is March 30th, 2018. Rules and submission instructions are available here.

NAfME All-National Honor Ensembles

  • 2018 Applications Open: January 12, 2018
  • 2018 Applications Close: May 4, 2018 at 9:00 PM ET
  • Event Dates: November 25-28, 2018 at Disney’s Coronado Springs Resort

All-American Marching Band Audition and Application 

  • 2018 USAAAMB Nomination Deadline: May 1, 2017
  • 2018 USAAAMB Audition Deadline: May 1, 2017
  • Event Dates: January 1 – January 7, 2018

George N. Parks Leadership in Music Education Award

  • The deadline for the George N. Parks Leadership in Music Education Award has passed.