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Young Composers Competition of the Community Music School of Webster University

 Young Composers Competition of the Community Music School of Webster University
Summary:Young Composers Competition
Deadline: 25 October 2013
Date Posted: 16 September 2013
Details: WHAT: Young Composers Competition of the Community Music School of Webster University

WHO: Student composers, ages 12-21, in two age categories: Level I for students ages 12-16, and Level II for students ages 17-21.

PRIZES:

· Recognition at the Young Composers Competition (YCC) concert on Saturday, March 29, 2014.

· Professional performance and recording of composition at the YCC concert.

· Invited to participate in composition workshop weekend on March 29-30, 2014.

· Written critique and conference with guest composer Dr. Beth Denisch.


WHEN: Entry forms and compositions must be submitted and postmarked by October 25, 2013


ENTRY FORMS AND ADDITIONAL INFORMATION: http://www.webster.edu/community-music-school/programs/young-composers-competition.html or call (314) 968-5939 for an entry form and competition guidelines.

WHERE: All events will be held at the CMS Center on the Webster University campus, 535 Garden Avenue, St. Louis, MO 63119.

Student composers ages 12-21 are invited to submit music compositions to the Young Composers Competition of the Community Music School of Webster University, sponsored by Arden & Harry Fisher. Deadline for submission is Friday, October 25, 2013.

Since 2004, the Young Composers Competition has recognized and encouraged the efforts of those between the ages of 12 and 21 who are involved in the creative process of composing music. This program, unique to the St. Louis region, is an open competition which has received submissions from the St. Louis area and throughout the nation.

Guest composer, Dr. Beth Denisch’s music has been performed around the world. Her music has been described as “... wonderfully evocative ... simply splendid,” David Cleary, New Music Connoisseur, “…fierce rhythmic patterns,” Bernard Holland, New York Times, and “... brimmed with personality and drive ...” Anthony Tommasini, The Boston Globe. Dr. Denisch is currently a Professor at Berklee College of Music and active in the Feminist Theory and Music organization. Learn more about Dr. Denisch at www.bethdenisch.com
Web Site:http://www.webster.edu/community-music-school/programs/young-composers-competition.html