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2018 SCI/ASCAP Student Commission Competition

 2018 SCI/ASCAP Student Commission Competition
Summary:Student Commission Competition
Deadline: 01 March 2018
Date Posted: 25 January 2018
Details: SCI, in conjunction with ASCAP, is pleased to announce the 18th annual Student Commission Competition. One first prize will be awarded to an undergraduate or high school student composer and one first prize to a graduate student composer. These commissioned works will be premiered at an SCI Conference and, if qualifying, a recording of the work will be included on the SCI CD Series.

Undergraduate & High School Division
First Place - $1,000
Premiere at an SCI conference
Recording in SCI CD Series (if qualifying)

High school and undergraduate students of any age and nationality are eligible to apply, provided they are enrolled in a composition degree program or are studying privately with a recognized professional composer.

Graduate Division
First Place - $1,500
Premiere at an SCI conference
Recording in SCI CD Series (if qualifying)
Score published in SCI Journal of Music Scores

Graduate students of any age and nationality are eligible to apply, provided they are enrolled in a college or university graduate composition program or are studying privately with a recognized professional composer at the time of their submission. Composers already holding a D.M., D.M.A., or Ph.D. in music are not eligible to enter the contest.

To Qualify
All entrants must be SCI members (student members or student chapter members) at the time of submission. The student rate is $35 per year. If your institution has an SCI student chapter, then annual dues are $25. Join SCI at www.societyofcomposers.org/join.

To Apply
Submit both a score (PDF) and a recording (MP3) of one work for any combination of instruments, voices, and/or electronics. The recording you submit can be of a studio session, a live performance, or a sequenced format. Multiple movement works must be combined into a single file.
Submissions must be uploaded at http://www.newmusicengine.org/:
o Undergraduate & High School Division
o Graduate Division
Note: You are only permitted to submit to one division.

Receipt Deadline: March 1, 2018

For additional information or questions, contact the contest coordinator, Mark Phillips, at sci.ascap@gmail.com.
Web Site:www.societyofcomposers.org/students/ascap.html