String Ensemble Composition Contest
hosted by Prelude Chamber Music, Inc., and Friday Musicale
sponsored by Sharon Scholl for Summer 2021
- Open to everyone under 25 years of age
- Compose a one-movement piece of music of approximately four minutes duration, scored for string trio or quartet
- Deadline for submission: June 25, 2021
- The composition does not have to be created specifically for this event. You may enter a piece already in your portfolio.
- Submit a live or synthesized recording along with a digital score and parts. If you need assistance, please reach out to us.
- Competitions will be adjudicated by professional composers and performers.
- The three most outstanding scores will be performed in public program by professional string muscians as part of the Prelude Chamber Music Camp from July 18 -23, 2021, at Friday Musicale.
- Winners are highly encouraged to attend the performance, and possibly be a part of the performing ensemble.
- All applicants will be notified by email regarding the outcome of the contest.
- First Place: $1,000
- Second Place: $500
- Third Place: $250
Please complete and sign this form. Return it along with your contest materials.
Prelude Chamber Music concert finale at Friday Musicale: violins, viola, cellos