Live Music for Dance
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2011
Updated guidelines
For projects with performance
In New York or New Jersey.
Live Music for Dance provides
Grants to NY and NJ based
Professional dance companies
for collaborative projects
Involving a composer and/or
Musician’s.  Gants are
Provided for composer/musician
Fees for live performance.
MetLife Creative Connections
Leadership support generously provided
by the MetLife Foundation
Next deadline: January 7, 2012
The guidelines have changed!
Please review the guidelines for
important changes before beginning
your application. MetLife Creative Connections
provides support for American composers
to participate in public activities related to
specific performances of their original music.
By supporting the composer’s interaction with
audiences, performers, arts organizations, and
local communities, Metlife Creative Connections
 aims to increase public awareness and enhance
the creative artist’s role in society.
Metlife Creative Connections applications
are submitted by a Sponsoring Organization
requesting support for one or more composers
 participating in public activities organized,
sponsored, and/or presented by the organization.
For more information contact:
Scott Winship, Program Manager,
extension 102 or
Lorna Krier, Program and Events Coordinator,
extension 113 or
Emily Bookwalter, Program Assistant,
extension 110 or
American Composers Forum

First Nations Composers Initiative

Eiteljorg Museum of
American Indians & Western Art

First Peoples Fund
September 30 2011 Nomination Deadline
for 2012 Jennifer Easton
Community Spirit Awards.

National Museum of the
American Indian Office of
External Affairs and Development

New England Foundation for the Arts

Seventh Generation Fund

Carl von Ossietzky Composition
Competition 2011, Germany.
Deadline: 30 Oct 2011
Universität Oldenburg
Fk III, Institut für Musik,
Postfach 2503
z.Hd. Prof. Violeta Dinescu
D-26111 Oldenburg, Deutschland
Web site:

Garth Newel Piano Quartet Composition
Competition 2012
Garth Newel Piano Quartet
Composition Competition 2012
The work must be for piano, violin,
viola, and cello.
There is no time limit for works.
Deadline: November 15, 2011
For further information or questions,
please call Garth Newel Music Center
at 540-839-5018 or e-mail
Web site:

Texas Tech University Trombone $$
Choir Composition Contest
The Fourth Annual Texas Tech
Trombone Choir
Composition Contest is
calling for entries.
Postmark deadline is
November 30. 2011
Please submit a full score, parts,
Web site:

NATS Art Song Composition Award for 2012
Deadline: Dec. 1, 2011
The National Association of Teachers of
Singing (NATS) announces its biennial
Art Song Composition Award for 2012.

Entry Fee: 30.00
Currency: U.S. Dollar (USD)
Web site:

The Longfellow Chorus $$$
Seeks original, new scores for short solo
songs for soprano, with piano and/or
woodwind quartet accompaniment, that
incorporate the poetry, prose or translated
texts of Henry Wadsworth Longfellow for
their International Composers Competition.
Cash awards and premiere performances
in Portland, Maine, in March 2012.
Deadline: December 12, 2011

April 20, 2012
Town of Harelbeke (Belgium)
Seeks 15-25 minutes unpublished,
unperformed, original wind band
scores for their
“Harelbeke Town of Music”
International Wind Ensemble/
Concert Band Composition Contest.
Travel stipends for finalists.
Cash awards and premiere performances.

November 1, 2012
National Band Association
Seeks short, original and unpublished
works for Grade III/IV concert band
from composers under the age of 40
for their 11th Biennial BNA/ Merrill Jones
Composition Contest. Cash awards.

No Deadlines
Fort Collins Residency
Fort Collins, Colorado offers a
residency program for visual artists
and composers. We offer free studio
space for 15 weeks,
and a bedroom for out-of-towners.
For details, visit:

Anti-social Music
Seeks PDF scores for possible performances
in rock clubs and alternative venues in
New York City area.

Deviant Septet
Seeks chamber scores between 10-20 min.
for violin, contrabass (or electric bass),
clarinet (any), bassoon, trumpet, trombone,
and percussion for possible performances in NYC.

Duo 46
Seeks duos and trios featuring violin
and guitar for possible performance
and recording, with current priority
for violin, guitar and mandolin trios.

New York Composers Circle
Seeks composers in NYC to come to one
of its monthly salons and audition their music
for the group. NYCC is a composers’ cooperative
that produces 4 concerts a season featuring
its members’ chamber works.

Opus 21: Call for Scores
No Deadline
ELIGIBILITY: Composers of art music
from all genres, including contemporary
classical, jazz, rock, and world music,
as well as those whose compositions
fall in the hard-to-define categories in
between, are invited to submit works.
For more information please go to Web site:
Richard Adams
c/o Opus 21
145 Prospect Street
Kalamazoo, MI 49006

Music copyist and composer
provide versatile music copying,
arranging, orchestration and creation
of original composition service.

Score Realization For Composers
I am now offering this new service to
composers, arrangers, songwriters,
instrumentalists and students who need
to hear their music orchestrated and produced
by an experienced producer and composer
using precise audio technology and a
state-of-the-art sound library.
My professional and extensive background
Deadline: 31 Dec 2011
Entry Fee: 0.00
Web site:

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