From the desk of Leslie La Barre (Marketing Coordinator)
2018 SCI Jazz Composition Competition
Society of Composers, Inc. is pleased to announce the first annual Jazz Composition Competition. One first prize will be awarded to a composer. First prize: $500.00
All entrants must be SCI members at the time of submission. Join SCI at http://www.societyofcomposers.org/join.
Submitted works must have been composed in the past 5 years from the submission deadline. Only original works for jazz big band are eligible; arrangements are not eligible. The work submitted must have not received an award in a national or international composition contest.
Submit both a score (PDF) and a recording (mp3) of one work composed for standard jazz band instrumentation [5 saxophones (with or without standard doubles), 4 trumpets/flugelhorns, 4 trombones (3 tenor plus bass), piano, guitar, bass, drum set]. The recording submitted can be of a studio session, live performance, or sequenced format. Live or studio recording preferred.
Scores should be free of identifying information, using only a title and pseudonym marked on the score.
Receipt Deadline: July 15, 2018, 11:59pm
For additional information or questions, contact the contest coordinator, Dan Cavanagh, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winners will be notified by October 1, 2018