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2024 Young Composer Competition - Society for Chamber Music in Rochester

March 1, 2024

Rochester, New York, United States

The Society for Chamber Music in Rochester and the Hanson Institute for American Music of the Eastman School of Music are sponsoring a college-level competition for young composers in New York State. The competition offers a $1,000 award and the opportunity to have the winning composition performed at a Society for Chamber Music in Rochester concert. Eligible participants must be enrolled in an undergraduate or graduate music program in a college or university in New York State. Submissions for the 2024 competition should be chamber music compositions, up to 15 minutes in duration, featuring two to seven instruments. The submission deadline is March 1, 2024. Composers must submit their compositions electronically in PDF format along with recordings of the composition. Judging will be based on originality, artistic promise, technical skill, and effectiveness in performance.

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