Friday, August 7, 2009

It's not too late to enter!

The deadline for the 2009 CML Composition Competition is fast approaching, but you still have time to get your piece entered. Here are all of the details:

Classical Marimba League
2009 Composition Competition
'A Renaissance of Tonality'

Submission deadline: September 4, 2009
Awards include: Sheet Music Publication with C. Alan Publications,
World Premiere Performances & Live Recordings

The 2009 competition is open to five (5) Style categories & five (5) Instrumentation categories.

Participants may choose from any of the five (5) Instrumentations to couple with their chosen Style.

Tonal 21st Century

Marimba Solo
Marimba & Piano
Marimba & Cello
Marimba Duet [1 Marimba, 4 Hands]
Marimba & Percussion Ensemble

Download 2009 Composition Competition Application

Scores and all application materials must be received by September 4, 2009.
Results will be announced in September - October, 2009.

Each year, up to 5 winners will have their work performed and recorded live, the following season, by one of the participating music conservatories. These winners will also have their work published by C. Alan Publications.

The work must be an original, unpublished composition. Duration, difficulty, instrument range and other boundaries within the style selection are up to the composer's discretion. There is no age restriction to the participants.

1) Two hard copies of the full score & completed application form
2) E-mail of Sibelius or Finale sheet music file for publication review
3) Application fee of $35 U.S. per piece made payable to the Classical Marimba League
Candidate may submit up to one work per category (no more than 5 works)

Mailing - Materials are to mailed to:
Classical Marimba League
P.O. Box 29323
Greensboro, NC 27429

Additional materials are to be e-mailed to:

Download 2009 Composition Competition Application

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