ASBDA Young Composer Competition
SPONSORED BY GRAND MESA MUSIC PUBLISHERS
AMERICAN SCHOOL BAND DIRECTORS ASSOCIATION
THE ASBDA COLORADO CHAPTER YOUNG COMPOSERS CONCERT BAND COMPOSITION CONTEST

Who May Enter: Any student currently enrolled in Colorado Public or Private school . Grades 5-12. This student must be enrolled in the school's Band program.

Requirements: A work for concert band with no restrictions as to style or form. Compositions must be for GRADE I-IV CONCERT BAND and must not exceed 7 minutes in length.

Entry Materials: Full score and audio file of specified instrumentation.

Award: $150 cash award

Entry Deadline: Submitted by April 30, 2019 (11:59PM)

CONTEST INFORMATION
1. This contest is open to any Colorado student currently enrolled in Grades 5-12.
2. The composer’s name MAY NOT appear on the score or audio file. Any entry received with the composer’s
name on the score or audio file will not be accepted for evaluation. The score and audio file should be identified by title
only.
3. Entries must be the original and unpublished concert band work of the composer.
4. There are no restrictions as to style or form. Compositions must be for Grade I-IV Concert Band and
must not exceed 7 minutes in length.
5. Only one entry may be submitted.
6. Entries must be submitted with a full score (pdf) and audio recording (mp3) of good quality by the specific
instrumentation indicated in the score. Synthesizer recordings are acceptable but not encouraged.
7. Entries must be submitted by April 30, 2019 (11:59PM).
8. The decision of the contest committee will be final and no correspondence may be made regarding the
award. Should the committee consider none of the submitted compositions to be meritorious, a “no prize”
decision will be rendered.
9. The winning composer will receive a $150 cash award.
10. Composers will be notified of the judges’ decision no later than May 23, 2019.
11. Composers should send their entries through this form. If you have questions, please contact the Composition chairperson, Kirk Vogel, at kirkvogel@msn.com

Name (first name last name)
Home Phone
Email
Address (street address, city, state, zip code)
School (complete name-no abbreviations)
School Phone
Band Director
Band Director Phone Number
Band Director Email
Title of Composition
Audio of Composition Please submit recording here:
Score of Composition Please submit score here:
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