Composer's Night

Composers, students, and community members are encouraged to submit original compositions written for a full symphonic pops orchestra. The deadline for submissions is August 1, 2020.

Applicants are encouraged to consider one or more of the following themes in their submission:
• Storytellers
• Night at the Opera
• Festive Holidays (December concert)
• Reno Pops “On Pointe (dance themes in all genres)
• Fine Arts & Architecture

Full symphonic instrumentation is preferred. Maximum suggested performance length: 13 minutes.

Winner(s) will receive a small honorarium and an opportunity to have their work performed, live, in the 2020-21 season.

Entries should include a legible full score and be clearly marked with the composer’s name and contact information (name, address, e-mail and phone). Where possible, please also include a recording or sound file of the composition.

Finalists will be notified by September 30, 2020 and will be requested to send orchestra parts for the final screening.

Entry fee is $10 and can be paid by check payable to Reno Pops Orchestra included with hard copy submissions, or for digital submission, by Paypal donation via Paypal donations should list “Composer’s Night” and the applicant’s name and title of piece in the memo line. Entry fee is waived for applicants who live or work in the Northern Nevada/Northern California region.

Mail hard copy submissions to: Reno Pops Orchestra, PO Box 20952, Reno, NV 89515.
E-mail digital submissions to: .

1 Aug 2020
U.S. Dollar (USD)