APNM's 2018 Composition Competition Call for Scores

The APNM 2018 Call for Scores Composition Competition - IS NOW OPEN

APNM's annual Call for Scores Composition Competition is open to both current APNM members and non-members. The winners of the competition will receive a performance by Iktus Percussion in New York City. Winners who are not currently APNM members will also receive an invitation to join with a year of complimentary membership.

Please submit pieces with a duration of about ten minutes or less for up to four percussionists, pianist, and optional flute, violin, or viola (see instrumentation below). Application materials must be received by Monday, January 15, 2018.

For each submitted work, please include:
-Entry fee via Paypal (PDF receipt as an attachment)
-Application form (see below)
-Score (PDF)
-MP3 recording

Application materials, including the PayPal receipt, should be emailed to michal@apnmmusic.org. If you need to send hard copies, please email in advance to make necessary arrangements.

Upon selection, composers must commit to attending the concert on May 11, 2018, in New York City.

Available Performers:
-4 Percussionists(pieces using chimes, timpani, or concert bass drum will not be accepted)
-Flutist or Violinist/Violist (only one per piece)

Application fee:
-Standard Fee: $15
-Students Fee: $10 (include proof of enrollment or school ID with email submission)
-APNM Member Fee: FREE

PayPal submission:

Monday, January 15, 2018, 11:59pm (received by)

Download the application form the above page.

Email questions to:
Michal Massoud, General Manager

Selection Process:
The selection committee consists of Carl Bettendorf, Stephen Dydo, Alice Shields, and Iktus Percussion’s Director, Chris Graham. They will review the materials and select 4-5 pieces to be programmed on the concert on May 11, 2018. In keeping with APNM’s mission to promote the music of its members, two of these concert slots will be reserved solely for existing members. Winning composers must commit to attending the concert. Results will be announced around February 15, 2018.

15 Jan 2018
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