2017 GUIDE TO TOP COMPETITIONS

Rapido! 14-Day Composition Contest
ABOUT THIS COMPETITION
The Rapido! Contest promotes the creation of new chamber works and highlights lesser-known composers. Participating composers write a five- minute work in just 14 days. The national grand prize winner receives a cash prize, premieres in five cities by five chamber ensembles, and a commission from the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra.
MAIN OFFICE
Atlanta Chamber Players
P.O. Box 5438
Atlanta, GA 31107
UNITED STATES
info@rapidocompositioncontest.com
WEBSITE
http://rapidocompositioncontest.com
ELIGIBILITY
Contest is open to the first 100 online registrants (in each of 5 regions) of any age and level of experience who are residents or full-time student residents of one of the 50 United States.
ARTISTIC DISCIPLINE(S)
Chamber Music Composition
DETAILS
Travel Covered? No
Frequency Biennial
Cash prizes $10,000 to $50,000
Additional prizes Performances
Jury chair(s) Robert Spano, Composer & Conductor
Jury size 1 to 5
Application deadline May 26, 2017
Application notes Registration deadline is May 26, but the composition period will take place in June (see website for exact dates).
SEMIFINALS (live rounds)
Three semi-finalists for each region (West Coast, Midwest, Southwest, Northeast, & Southeast) will compete in live concerts in Atlanta, Boston, Dallas, Detroit, and San Francisco with live judging.
COMPETITION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?
Semifinals Semifinals streamed
Finals Finals streamed
PAST COMPETITION WINNERS
2016 Mark Buller
2013 Charles Zoll, 2013
2011 John Elmquist, 2011
2010 Jon Jeffrey Grier, 2010
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