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Composition for Middle School Wind Band - $2000.  Maximum duration: 4 minutes.


  • Composers must have been born on or after January 1, 1987 in order to be eligible.
  • Compositions must be completed by one composer.  Group compositions will not be accepted
  • A composer may only submit one composition.
  • No compositions exceeding the maximum duration cited above will be considered. *Compositions must not have been published or publicly performed.
  • Women & minority composers are encouraged to enter.
  • International applicants are also welcome to submit a composition.
  • Composers must submit scores electronically.
  • Synthesized recordings are permissible if no live recording is available.
  • Winning compositions will be announced in December, 2021.
  • Premieres will be awarded to an ensemble selected to perform at the 76th Midwest Clinic. December, 2022.

Deadline for submission to the Midwest Office: September 1, 2021.


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