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 Promising Young Composers' Competition
Summary:Competition with 2 categories
Deadline: 01 March 2020
Date Posted: 04 December 2019
Details: Warren County Summer Music School Warren, Pennsylvania is pleased to announce its seventh annual competition, 2020.

DEADLINE: entries must be received by March 1, 2020
• E-mail application plus a PDF copy of your composition and an MP3 recording, with composer’s name removed from score and recording, to:
• First prize: $1,000 USD; each age group prize, $250

• Composer may be: ages 15-18, 19-23, or 24-30 as of March 1, 2020
• The composition must be an unpublished, original work
• Before the Award is conferred, winners will be required to submit a current photo and full resume

• The composition must be appropriate for performance by students in grades 7-12
• The composition should be written for one of the following:
1. instrumental -- solo, chamber, or large ensemble
2. vocal -- art song, small vocal ensemble or chorus (any combination of voices)
• Recommended duration: vocal--two to five minutes, instrumental—less than 9 minutes
• Winners agree that the Warren County Summer Music School may perform the winning works without fee or royalty in perpetuity
• WCSMS will accept one composition per composer in each category