Texas Composers Competition

Winning works will receive a cash prize of $200 and be submitted, on behalf of the Texas delegation, to be considered for inclusion on the prestigious ISCM World New Music Days 2011 to be held in Zagreb, Croatia (April 7-17, 2011).



  • Send only score and recording (if available) at this time. Composers whose works are selected will be required to provide additional information as stipulated at: http://www.iscm.org/files/CallforScores2011.pdf (on page 4).
  • Electronic submissions (encouraged) should be in standard file formats (Finale, Sibelius or PDF for scores, any standard audio format for recordings).
  • Composers may submit multiple works if desired.

Entries can be emailed to slias@sfasu.edu or mailed to:

Stephen Lias
SFA School of Music
PO Box 13043, SFA Station
Nacogdoches, TX 75962-3043


The deadline for receipt of materials (either electronic or by mail) is July 1, 2010.

The number of winners selected will be determined by the judges based on the quality and appropriateness of works submitted. SFA reserves the right not to award any submissions. Composers selected as 2009 winners of this award are ineligible.

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