Reblogged from: American Composers Forum
The American Composers Forum (ACF) is pleased to announce the first annual American Composers Forum NextNotesTM High School Composition Awards.
The six NextNotes Composers will receive: mentorship from professional composers and musicians over a two-day workshop, flights to/from the workshop, room/board during the workshop, a public concert of the winning works, a scholarship of $1,000 to be used for formal composition studies, a recording of the culminating concert and also be eligible to receive up to $500 in “bring it home” funds to share their accomplishment with their hometown.
Up to thirty applicants will be chosen as an Honorable Mention and will receive written feedback on their composition from the panel of judges.
All entrants who submit all required materials and are deemed eligible applicants will receive a free one-year American Composers Forum student membership.
Knight Foundation is the founding sponsor of the NextNotesTM High School Composition Awards. Additional funding provided by The Augustine Foundation and the Rosemary and David Good Family Foundation.