ASCAP/SEAMUS Student Competition

Submission to the Student Competition is now closed. Winners will be announced and honored during the conference.

 

The Society for Electro-Acoustic Music in the United States (SEAMUS)
is pleased to announce the 2012 ASCAP/SEAMUS Student Composer
Commissioning Program.

The purpose of this program is to stimulate student participation in
SEAMUS activities, and to encourage young composers to pursue creative
endeavors in electro-acoustic music. The program is administered by
SEAMUS and funded by Frances Richard and the American Society for
Composers, Authors and Publishers (ASCAP) http://www.ascap.com.

The submission deadline is October 15, 2011 [extended from October 1].

Please note that all students applying for the SEAMUS National
Conference will automatically be considered for the ASCAP/SEAMUS
Student Commission. In addition to applying for the national
conference, applicants must also fill out the 2012 ASCAP/SEAMUS
Student Commission Competition Application Form.

Awards
A maximum of two prizes may be awarded. The decision of the judges
will be final.

First Prize
• Commission of $1250 for a new work of electro-acoustic music
• Performance of the commissioned work at the 2013 SEAMUS National
Conference
• Performance of the submitted work at the 2012 SEAMUS National Conference
• Recording of the submitted work on the SEAMUS Compact Disc Series.
• Certificate of recognition

Second Prize
• Commission of $750 for a new work of electro-acoustic music
• Performance of the commissioned work at the 2013 SEAMUS National
Conference
• Performance of the submitted work at the 2012 SEAMUS National Conference
• Certificate of recognition

Eligibility
Applicants to the 2012 ASCAP/SEAMUS Student Commissioning Competition
must be student members of SEAMUS and must be either currently
enrolled in an academic program in the United States (high school
through doctoral studies) or a United States citizen studying abroad.
Consult the FAQ page at the SEAMUS web site www.seamusonline.org for questions of eligibility.


Paula Matthusen
SEAMUS
Board Officer for Members at Large
http://www.seamusonline.org