Tuesday, March 20, 2012

2012 PARMA Student Composer Competition Now Open ... Only 11 Days To Go

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2012 PARMA Student Composer Competition


Ten winners will be selected by an award-winning panel of three independent judges, and the winners' pieces will be published in the digitally-distributed 2012 PARMA Anthology Of Music: Student Edition. One Grand Prize Winner will be selected to have their piece professionally recorded and produced for release by PARMA. All recording, performer, production, and publicity costs will be completely subsidized, and the master will be released on a collection from PARMA to be distributed through industry leader Naxos.

There is no fee required for entry into the competition.


• Composer must be enrolled in a composition program or studying privately with a professional composer

• Composer must be 30 years of age or younger

• Piece must be written for up to five performers

• Piece must be ten minutes or less in duration

Competition Timeline

March 1, 2012 Submission period opens
March 31, 2012 Submission period closes
April 1–30, 2012 Judging period
May 1, 2012 Winners announced

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