Concerto Chamber Orchestra Composition Competition

Concerto Chamber Orchestra is a 50 person chamber orchestra of students from USC. We are currently seeking new works to be performed during our 2018-2019 season.

Instrumentation: Chamber Orchestra, String Orchestra, or Wind Ensemble
Maximum size of ensemble: - - perc (limited), timp, hp, pno, str
Difficulty Level: Many of our players are non-music majors who studied their instruments privately through the end of high school, so please take that into consideration. There will be at least one advanced player for each instrument who will be capable of playing any solos. Repertoire from previous concerts includes Faure’s Pavane, Saint-Saens’ Bacchanale, and Holst’s St.Paul’s Suite
Format: Please email scores and parts in pdf format to 11x17 for scores (may submit 8.5x11 for a string orchestra score) and 8.5x11 for parts. Please also include a recording or mockup (recommended).
Entry Fee: $10 (through PayPal on our website)
PRIZE: Performance of the work by Concerto Chamber Orchestra and professional audio and video recordings of the work

We will choose 4 works to perform this season. Works will be judged primarily based on how well they fit our ensemble’s level.

Contact email:

2 Sep 2018
U.S. Dollar (USD)