The 5th annual Call for Scores Composition Competition


Submission period

Fri Apr 17 at 4 AM UTC

End of submission period

Thu Oct 1 at 3:59 AM UTC

Results date

Sun Nov 1 at 5 PM UTC

Entry or Course Fee

$25 USD application fee
The Tampa Bay Symphony is announcing a call for scores competition for living composers.

The work must be composed after February 1, 2020.
The work must be influenced by or somehow connected to the COVID-19 pandemic. Program notes must state what the connection is.

One score will be selected for performance on our Spring 2021 concert series. Finalists will be notified by November 1, 2020 and the symphony will read/rehearse the compositions by the finalists at a public event on Sunday, January 10, 2021, 2:00pm.There is a cash prize of $1,000 for the winning composer provided the composer attends at least one of the Spring performances in person. Up to four finalists will be chosen to have their works rehearsed by the orchestra. Each finalist is eligible for up to $400 in travel reimbursement if they are available to attend ther eading rehearsal on January 10, 2021.

There is a $25 USD non-refundable application fee.

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