The Humboldt State University Brass Chamber Music Workshop announces its twelfth annual composition contest. First Prize - $2000; Second Prize - $1000; Third Prize - $500. There are no application fees.
This years contest seeks original, previously unpublished, works for brass octet (3131): 3 trumpets (cornets, flugelhorns), horn (in F), 3 trombones (bass clef), and tuba. Bass trombone and/or euphonium may be used in place of one or more trombones.
All qualifying works will be played and judged by the Workshop coaching staff. Winners’ works will be performed during the July 2015 Brass Chamber Music Workshop in Arcata, California. Amateur musicians will perform the music in a workshop format. Qualifying submissions will be added to the Workshop Library. Contest particulars, including submission directions, qualifying guidelines, and tips for successful submissions can be found on the web by clicking HERE or by pasting the following URL into your browser's address line:
Deadline for submissions is February 1, 2015.
Send submissions to:
BCMW Composition Contest
c/o Tony Clements,
321 Dallas Drive,
Campbell, CA 95008