Seeks 7-10 minute works for 1-6 players, from early-career women composers ages 18+. Six selected applicants will participate in program in Madison, Wisconsin, May 28-June 2, 2024, featuring private lessons, masterclasses with a focus on professional development, and performance of works. Tuition is $849, and does not include lodging and meals. Single rooms are available for $70/night.
Fee: $0 · Deadline: December 20, 2023 · Posted: November 29, 2023
Seeks 5-15 minute works for solo clarinet, clarinet and piano, or 2-5 player chamber ensemble that prominently features clarinet, from any composers. Two winners will each receive $1000 and a performance during ClarinetFest in Dublin, Ireland, July 31-Aug 4, 2024.
Fee: $0 · Deadline: February 18, 2024 · Posted: November 29, 2023
Seeks applications from any composers with university degrees or enrolled in degree-granting programs, to program July 10-19, 2024 in Valencia, Spain. Selected participants will write new works for Mivos Quartet or VICE Ensemble, and receive lessons, masterclasses, and workshops. Tuition is 1400 Euros, housing is 616 Euros, and participants are responsible for their own meals.
Fee: $0 · Deadline: January 21, 2024 · Posted: November 29, 2023
Seeks 6-10 minute orchestral works from US-based composers. One winner will receive a $1000 prize and two performances in central Minnesota April 6-7, 2024. If they choose to attend the performance, they will also receive up to $1000 in travel funding and the opportunity to give educational presentations in local schools.
Fee: $0 · Deadline: December 14, 2023 · Posted: November 27, 2023
Seeks applications, including descriptions of in-process projects or proposals for new projects, from composers in the US who are pursuing music professionally. 50-60 selected artists will receive awards of up to $5000 each, to aid in expenses related to collaboration with other artists/practitioners.
Fee: $55 · Deadline: February 1, 2024 · Posted: November 27, 2023
Seeks applications from composers ages 9-18. 45-55 selected students will participate in program in composition, performance and improvisation, June 29-July 31 in Dublin, New Hampshire. Tuition is $9700, and includes room & board, but not travel to & from camp. Some need-based financial aid is available. The $55 application fee can be waived if it presents a financial barrier to applying.
Fee: $35 · Deadline: February 1, 2024 · Posted: November 27, 2023
Seeks applications from composers ages 18+, to program June 15-23 in Dublin, New Hampshire, featuring acclaimed ensembles- and composers-in-residence, and including lessons, workshops, seminars, and performance opportunities. Tuition is $3100 and includes housing, meals, and local transportation. Some need-based financial aid is available. The $35 application fee can be waived if it presents a barrier to applying.
Fee: $0 · Deadline: January 15, 2024 · Posted: November 27, 2023
Seeks pieces of any length for any combination of two instruments (piano not allowed), from any composers. One winner will receive $400 and a performance at Northwestern State University in Natchitoches, Louisiana, at conference April 7, 2024.
Fee: $0 · Deadline: December 15, 2023 · Posted: November 21, 2023
Seeks applications from any composers ages 18-30, to online program April through August 2024, featuring two group lessons and four private lessons with Derrick Skye, and three opportunities to workshop a new piece, leading to an online public performance. There is no tuition to participate.
Fee: $0 · Deadline: November 30, 2023 · Posted: November 17, 2023
Seeks applications from ensembles, organizations (with 501(c)(3) status or foreign equivalent), companies, or fiscally sponsored individuals, including proposals for new professional recordings of completed works composed in the past 40 years (first recordings are preferred). Works should be American concert music or contemporary jazz. This is a two-part application process. Selected applicants will be shortlisted for grants of up to $10,000 to cover project costs.
Fee: $40 · Deadline: January 11, 2024 · Posted: November 17, 2023
Seeks applications from any composers ages 21+, for program at Massachusetts Museum of Contemporary Art, July 15-Aug 4, 2024, featuring workshops and performances of new work (six minutes for an instrumentation assigned after acceptance). Tuition is $3750, and room & board is $700. Some financial assistance is available. Application is free until the early bird deadline of December 14. After December 14, the $40 application fee can be waived if it presents a financial barrier to applying.
Fee: $0 · Deadline: January 5, 2024 · Posted: November 17, 2023
Local 4 Music Fund seeks 5-30 minute works for up to nine players, from female-identifying and nonbinary composers who live or work in the States of Ohio, Michigan, Pennsylvania, West Virginia, Kentucky, and Indiana. Selected compositions will be professional performed in Cleveland during May 30 – June 2, 2024.
Fee: $25 · Deadline: January 1, 2024 · Posted: November 17, 2023
Seeks applications from any composers ages 18+, for program August 11-22, 2024 in Lake George, New York, featuring seminars, masterclasses, private lessons, and the performance of new participant works by ensemble-in-residence The Rhythm Method. Tuition is $2168 and includes housing and daily lunch. Some need-based and merit-based scholarships are available. Fellows are responsible for their own travel and dinners. The $25 application fee can be waived if it presents a financial barrier to applying.
Fee: $0 · Deadline: January 14, 2024 · Posted: November 15, 2023
Seeks unpublished works for euphonium and/or tuba and percussion, preferably under 10 minutes, from any women composers. Selected works will be performed at the University of Florida School of Music in Gainesville in Spring 2024, or on the 2024-25 season.
Fee: $0 · Deadline: February 1, 2024 · Posted: November 15, 2023
Seeks 2-4 minute SATB a capella works that deal with the theme of gardens in some way, from composers under age 30. Winner will receive $500 and three performances in the San Francisco Bay Area during June 2024.
Fee: $0 · Deadline: December 4, 2023 · Posted: November 15, 2023
Seeks work samples and cover letters from any composers. Three selected composers will hear their unfinished new pieces (three minutes of musical material) workshopped in real time by the Attacca Quartet on Janaury 19 at Chamber Music America’s national conference in New York City. Composers will receive full CMA Conference registration, travel/accommodation as needed, and a $500 honorarium.
Fee: $0 · Deadline: December 1, 2023 · Posted: November 15, 2023
Seeks applications from adult composers eligible to work in the US. Selected applicants will participate in six-month program for emerging composers to develop a new work for chamber orchestra under the guidance of Augusta Read Thomas, culminating in residency in NYC July 18-23, 2024, including world premiere of participant works by Orchestra of St Luke’s. Domestic travel and housing are provided for residency.
Fee: $0 · Deadline: December 19, 2023 · Posted: November 15, 2023
Seeks proposals for new live performance projects from US-based artists and organizations. Each grantee (of over 90) will receive a $25,000 grant for the development of the project, a $5,000 unrestricted general operating grant, and a $1,000 micro-grant to redistribute to another artist in their community.
Fee: $0 · Deadline: December 15, 2023 · Posted: November 15, 2023
Seeks works for flute choir and low clarinet choir, up to 10 minutes, from any composers, for performance February 10, 2024 in Phoenix.
Fee: $0 · Deadline: March 1, 2024 · Posted: November 13, 2023
Seeks work samples of chamber music for 2-7 players written since 2018, ideally including loadbang’s instrumentation (within), from any composers. One winning composer will receive $1000 as a commission to write a new piece, which will be premiered in New York City by loadbang, as well as tuition-free participation and workshops with loadbang at the Longy School of Music’s Divergent Studio from June 24-July 6, 2024 in Cambridge, Massachusetts.
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