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Summary:Competition with orchestral and vocal categories
Deadline: 19 December 2018
Date Posted: 08 November 2018
Details: 2018-2019 Emerging Composers Competition
MYO is hosting an Emerging Composers Competition, open to all unpublished composers under the age of 25 as of July 1, 2019. This national competition has a Choral Division and an Orchestral Division and MYO Members and Alumni are actively encouraged to apply.

Competition Divisions
• SATB Youth Choir (Advanced High School level)
• Symphony Orchestra (Advanced High School level)

Competition Application
The online application form is now open.

Application Materials
1. Full score and complete set of parts (PDF files only)
2. A private YouTube or audio file (digital or live) rendition of the composition
3. Age Verification – Please provide proof of age. A copy of your birth certificate, passport, or driver’s license is acceptable
4. $25 Application Fee (payable online through PayPal)
5. A short written description of the composition outlining inspirations and important features (250 word maximum)

Application Deadline
Completed applications and scores in PDF form must be returned to the MYO office by Wednesday, December 19, 2018.

Finalists in each Division will receive a cash award and may have their composition performed by one of our MYO ensembles in the 2019-2020 season.

First Place: $500
Second Place: $200
Third Place: $100

The winning compositions will be announced by Wednesday, January 16, 2019.
The judges reserve the right not to award a prize in either Division.