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COMPOSITION
PEIRMTA STUDENT COMPOSER COMPETITION 2020

RUGULATIONS:

  • The entrant must be of stated age as of June 1, 2019 and be a student of a PEIRMTA member in good standing.

  • Each entry must be composed by the named entrant (teachers may advise with details of notation).

  • Compositions may be for a solo instrument or voice, or any combination thereof.

  • Scores must be neat and legible in black ink or dark pencil, with tempo and dynamics included.

  • Computer printed scores are allowed.  Optimally, each composition should be accompanied with an audio recording of a performance of the composition (no videos please).

  • The bars in the composition should be numbered so that the adjudicator can easily refer to various parts of the composition.

  • Each composition must have a title. In multi-movement compositions, the instrumentation must remain the same in each movement.

  • Please keep a copy of each entered work.

  • The entrant's name must not appear on the composition itself.  Please attach the entry form to the composition using a paper clip.

  • Entrants may submit one or more works, and may enter both sections (instrumental and vocal)  of the appropriate category (Preparatory, Category A and B), if desired.

  • Compositions must not have been among the winners of any other competition.

  • Each entry will receive a written adjudication.

  • 1st, 2nd, and 3rd place compositions will be performed at the award ceremony early in April 2020.  Prizes (only if merited) will be awarded to the winners of each category.  Certificates will be given to contestants who place second and third.

  • The prizes are:

          Preparatory:  8 years and under (Class A - instrumental; Class B - vocal​)   Gold Medals

          Category A: 11 years and under (Class A- instrumental; Class B - vocal)    Gold Medals

          Category B: 15 years and under (Class A - instrumental: Class B - vocal)   $30.00

          Category C: 19 years and under  $40.00

          Category D: Open (over 19 )         $50.00

  • Entries must be received by Friday, January 31, 2020

  • If a composition is recommended for the CFMTA Student Composer Competition, the composer will be asked to pay half of the entry fee with the PEIRMTA paying the rest.

  • A completed entry form and the correct entry fee must accompany each composition entered

 

Age Categories and Entry Fees   

  • Preparatory:  8 years and under (Class A - instrumental; Class B - vocal​)   $10.00 entry fee

  • Category A: 11 years and under (Class A- instrumental; Class B - vocal)    $10.00 entry fee

  • Category B: 15 years and under (Class A - instrumental: Class B - vocal)   $20.00 entry fee

  • Category C: 19 years and under  $20.00 entry fee

  • Category D: Open (over 19 )         $25.00 entry fee​

Entry form is available at the top of this page                       

Compositions are to be sent to Valerie MacKenzie, 21 Greenleaf Drive, Charlottetown (Sherwood), PEI    902-894-7465

Please remember that late entries will not be accepted.