Musiqa Houston Emerging Composer Commission

Musiqa is accepting applications for the Emerging Composer Commission program for the 2019-20 season. The program identifies promising artistic talent and provides performance opportunities with an innovative, contemporary music chamber ensemble.

The selected composer will receive:

-A commission for a 4-7 minute work to be premiered at a Musiqa performance — January 31, 2020.
-$1,000 stipend.
-$200 travel stipend.
-A professional audio recording of the commission.

The composer will be expected to:

-Attend rehearsal(s) and the world premiere performance.
-Speak at a pre-concert discussion.


-Self-motivated with a strong interest in contemporary music.
-A Bachelor’s or Master’s degree in music, preferably in music composition, completed within the past five years.
-Authorization to work in the United States.

To apply:

Questions: bhodge[at]

15 Aug 2019