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Composer Institute 2012

The Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute offers a unique week-long intensive immersion into the world of a major American symphony orchestra.  The next Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute will take place January 2-7, 2012. The scores and application must be postmarked by April 15th, 2011. Under the guidance of composer Aaron Jay [...]

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2011 Piano Explorer Composition Contest

The 2011 Composition Contest theme is any interesting one: "Musical Instruments."  The January Piano Explorer says this about the contest: Every instrument has a different sound and character.  Some are deep and serious, while others are bright and sparkly.  Some are perfect for quick-moving, flashy passages, and some are best [...]

Composer Opportunities

Here are a few opportunities for composers: 2011 McKnight Visiting Composer Residencies The American Composers Forum is pleased to announce the 2011 McKnight Visiting Composer Residencies. The application deadline isMarch 26, 2011 (postmark). Funded by the McKnight Foundation, this annual program underwrites a residency in Minnesota of at least eight [...]

By |2016-12-31T15:20:20-05:00December 27th, 2010|Composing Opportunities|0 Comments

ASCAP Rudolf Nissim Prize

ASCAP has announced its competition for the Rudolf Nissim Prize for Composition. PRIZE: $5,000 FOR THE BEST ORIGINAL CONCERT MUSIC SCORE REQUIRING CONDUCTOR Dr. Rudolf Nissim, who served as head of ASCAP's Foreign Department for four decades, also established the Concert Music Department. Prior to fleeing to the United States in [...]

Atlantic Music Festival Call for Entries

AMF Institute is pleased to announce that the submission deadline for International Fellowship Program has been extended to February 1, 2010. The fellowship provides complete financial coverage for tuition and housing for orchestral instrumentalists, guitarists, pianists, opera singers, one composer, one conductor, and one recording engineer between the ages of [...]

By |2016-12-31T15:20:31-05:00January 13th, 2010|Composing, Composing Opportunities|0 Comments

2010 Composer Institute

The Minnesota Orchestra and the American Composers Forum, in cooperation with the American Music Center, present   The Tenth Annual MINNESOTA ORCHESTRA COMPOSER INSTITUTE and Future Classics! Concert ORCHESTRA HALL, MINNEAPOLIS October 25 - 31, 2010   Application deadline: March 1, 2010 (postmark)   The Minnesota Orchestra Composer Institute offers [...]