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Two Competitions For Composers


Grade ll/lll Concert Band, anyone may enter – Deadline JUNE 1 2012

2012 NBA/MERRILL JONES MEMORIAL YOUNG COMPOSERS BAND COMPOSITION CONTEST

FOR GRADE III/IV CONCERT BAND Age limit under 40 November 1st 2012 Deadline November 1st 2012

For web links go to NATIONAL BAND ASSOCIATION






YOUNG BAND COMPOSITION CONTEST
NATIONAL BAND ASSOCIATION
2012 INAUGURAL YOUNG BAND COMPOSITION CONTEST
SPONSORED by ALFRED MUSIC PUBLISHING

WHO MAY ENTER: Anyone
REQUIREMENTS: A work for concert band with no restrictions as to style or form. Compositions must be for Grade II/III concert band and accessible to young bands.
ENTRY MATERIALS: Full score (pdf), full set of parts (pdf), and recording (mp3) of specified instrumentation submitted via single CD
AWARD: Publication in Alfred’s premier Young Symphonic Band Series
$2,000 advance on future royalties once the composition is released for sale (when enough copies of the piece are sold to cover the advance, the composer will receive the normal royalty rate as deemed by Alfred Publications) Publication and Recognition in the Alfred 2013 Spring Catalog
Recognition at National and Regional Band Conferences
Recognition in the NBA Journal and the Instrumentalist Magazine
ENTRY DEADLINE: June 1, 2012
FORMS AND INFORMATION:
Tonya Millsap (t_mill@bellsouth.net)
426 Hever Castle Way, Dacula, GA 30019
CONTEST APPLICATION: Click here for PDF application and instrumentation and range guidelines

NATIONAL BAND ASSOCIATION
2012 NBA/MERRILL JONES MEMORIAL
YOUNG COMPOSERS BAND COMPOSITION CONTEST
FOR GRADE III/IV CONCERT BAND

WHO MAY ENTER: Anyone 40 years of age or younger (birthdate on or before November 1, 1972)
REQUIREMENTS: A work for concert band with no restrictions as to style or form. Compositions
must be for GRADE III/IV CONCERT BAND and must not exceed eight (8) minutes in length.
ENTRY MATERIALS: Full score and compact disc recording of specified instrumentation.
Award: $2,000
ENTRY DEADLINE: November 1, 2012
ENTRY FORMS AND INFORMATION: Email: Dennis Zeisler dzeisler@odu.edu or write to:
Dennis Zeisler, Director of Bands
Department of Music
Old Dominion University
Norfolk, VA 23529
Attn: NBA/Merrill Jones Composition Contest