Thursday, September 12th, 2019
Back to school, back to finding the next creative voices in music!
The American Composers Forum is calling all musicians to the sixth annual American Composers Forum NextNotes® High School Music Creator Awards. NextNotes is a national program designed to nurture the next generation of creative voices in music – in any style!
- All-expenses-paid opportunity to work with mentors
- Performance and recording of your music
- Win $1,000 for continued growth
- … and more!
Whether you create for voices, electronics or instruments, are a singer/songwriter or improviser, hip-hop artist or sound designer… if you create original, creative music and are in high school, we want you to apply!
NextNotes rewards and celebrates
Creativity | Originality | Skill | Potential
Risk-taking | Bravery | Passion
Students in grades 9-12 will submit a single piece in any style by the deadline of January 6, 2020. Read the guidelines and FAQ here. Six NextNotes Creators will receive: mentorship from professional creators and musicians over a two-day workshop, flights to/from the workshop, room/board during the workshop, a public concert of the winning piece, a scholarship of $1,000 to be used for music creation studies, a recording of the culminating concert and the potential to receive up to $500 in “bring it home” funds to share their accomplishment with their hometown.