2019 SCI Jazz Composition Competition
Society of Composers, Inc. is pleased to announce the second annual Jazz Composition Competition. One first prize will be awarded to a composer. First prize: $500.00
To Qualify All entrants must be SCI members at the time of submission. Join SCI here: 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.
To Apply 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.
Apply at New Music Engine at: https://www.newmusicengine.org/categories/2019-SCI-Jazz-Composition-Award/index.html
Receipt Deadline: September 3, 2019, 11:59pm
For additional information or questions, contact the contest coordinator, Dan Cavanagh, at firstname.lastname@example.org.
Winners will be notified by October 15, 2019