The Young Composer Showcase spotlights young jazz composers, giving students an opportunity to have an original composition recognized and performed at an International level.
Application Deadline is October 15th 11:59pm EST
Students may enter only one original composition in only one of the categories.
Compositions submitted for the Showcase are expected to be in a jazz or jazz-related style.
Composition, by definition herein, implies an original work. (Arrangements of other copyrighted works are not eligible for submission).
Instrumentation may be varied, small to large, to include any combination of the following:
Chosen composers will be notified by Mid November or sooner, if possible.
Photo – You will be asked to upload a photo of yourself.
Bio – Prepare a short 50-word bio for upload in a doc or pdf format
Score – Upload a pdf of your score. File types in any other format will not be accepted.
Audio file – Upload an audio file. Files larger than the designated size herein or files submitted in the incorrect file format will NOT upload to the system.
Applications must be received online by 11:59pm (EST) October 15th.
2. A $25.00 non-refundable application fee must be paid prior to being able to complete the submission application. Log into your JEN member account and choose “Conference Registration & Fees” in the dropdown menu to pay your application fee.
3. Complete the Young Composer Showcase Application Form.
If you are a current member of JEN, click here to pay the:
The composer must be a fully enrolled student throughout the academic school year at the time of application.
Prepare your application materials PRIOR to submitting the Young Composer Showcase Application Form.
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Have questions? Please contact me!
Dr. David Fodor, Coordinator of the Young Composer Showcase