2017 OYW Composition Competition

2018 Oklahoma Youth Winds 
Composition Competition

 

The Oklahoma Youth Winds is comprised of many of the most talented and dedicated wind, brass, and percussion students in the state of Oklahoma. The group has received numerous distinctions for their superior level of performance, including their most recent accolade as the choice Community Ensemble at the 2017 Oklahoma Music Educators Association Convention. The groups primary conductor is Dr. Matthew Mailman, and he is assisted by Ms. Sarah Neely and Mr. Christopher Hall. 

Award

  • $100 prize
  • Premier performance by Oklahoma Youth Winds in Spring 2018
  • Recording of live performance

Deadline for Entries

  • Postmarked or submitted by Friday, December 1st, 2017
  • $25 per entry/no limit to number of entries

Guidelines

  • One (1) composition per entry
  • Composition must be written for wind ensemble at a Grade 4 level
  • Composition must be unpublished, unawarded, and have never been publicly performed nor professionally recorded for commercial release
  • Composer must submit a PDF of the score as well as a MIDI or live recording for each entry (please submit by email to Caleb Mitchum, cmitchum@oyomusic.org)
  • Incomplete submissions will not be accepted
  • The decisions of the jury are final

How to Enter (all steps must be completed for each entry):

  1. Complete the entry form online
  2. Submit your composition and midi/recording
  3. Pay your entry fee

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