2018 GUIDE TO COMPETITIONS

NATS Art Song Composition Award
NATS Art Song Composition Award
ABOUT THIS COMPETITION
The NATS Art Song Composition Award program's purpose is to stimulate the creation of quality vocal literature through the cooperation of singer and composer. The performance of the first place winning composition will be premiered at the NATS National Conference in 2020.
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9957 Moorings Drive, Suite 401
Jacksonville, FL 32257
UNITED STATES
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ELIGIBILITY
Competition is open to any composer. The work must be: song cycle, group of songs, or extended single song of approximately 15 minutes in length; for single voice and piano; to a text written in English, for which the composer has secured copyright clearance; composed within the last two years (after Jan. 1, 2017).
ARTISTIC DISCIPLINE(S)
Art Song Composition
DETAILS
Travel Covered? No
Frequency Annual
First prize Less than $10,000
Smallest prize Less than $5,000
Additional prizes Performances
Jury chair(s) Not provided
Jury size 1 to 5
Application deadline December 1, 2018
COMPETITION OPEN TO THE PUBLIC?
Not open to the public
PAST COMPETITION WINNERS
2017 Matt Boehler for "Foursquare Cathedral"
2016 David Conte for "American Death Ballads"
2014 Robert Patterson for "American Pierrot: A Langston Hughes Songbook"
2012 Melissa Dunphy for "Tesla's Pigeon"
2010 David Sisco for "Missed Connections"
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