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Composer Opportunities, Awards, & Commissions2019-10-02T09:46:40-04:00


The Electronic Music Composition Contest is a juried competition that spotlights global musical talent while offering cash prizes and opportunities to be published and heard.

First prize is $500 (Can.), a composer profile in Musicworks 136, Spring 2020 issue (both in print and online) and the composition released on the Musicworks 136 CD.
Second prize is $200 (Can.) and composer coverage on the website in 2020.
Third prize is $100 (Can.) and composer coverage on the website in 2020.

How to Enter
Interested parties must compose and submit an experimental piece in any electronic-music genre—acousmatic, electroacoustic, glitch, soundscape, intelligent dance music (IDM), turntable art, or video music.

The contest is open to entries from anywhere in the world and from artists at any stage of their careers. Pieces must be previously unpublished, i.e. not released on a commercially available recording at the time of submission.

Contest Entry Fee is $25 (Can.) All entrants receive a FREE, one-year subscription to Musicworks. Additional entries are $5 each, unlimited.

Our 2019 EMC Contest closes October 25, 2019.

For more information please visit musicworks.ca

The Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra is pleased to launch its 2019/20 Young Composers Competition.  Once again we will recognize the Grand Prize Winner with a $2,000 prize, plus a performance of the winning composition.  The Runner-Up will receive a $1,000 prize, and we will award $500 to the winner of the Promising High School Composer category.

This is the EPO’s fifth Young Composers Competition, and we are very proud to support the work of young Canadian composers of orchestral music.  For more information about the Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra visit www.eporchestra.ca

Deadline: November 8, 2019

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