Composition Category

 Application Deadline: January 11, 2020
Submission Deadline: February 1, 2020

Application Fee: $125
*$25 late fee past deadline
Please send the application form, fee, score and DVD recording (if applicable) to:
 National Young Maestro Competition
Attention: Composition Category
 P.O. Box 386
  Tennent, N.J. 07763
  • Composition recordings may be sent by
       email via YouTube link by the 2/1/19 deadline.  
  • DVD Composition recordings must be sent in along with the application by the 2/1/19 deadline. 
  • Works must not exceed 7 minutes in duration.
  • Composition submissions MUST include both the score as well as the recording for the original work.​
  • The application fee is non-refundable.​
  • Scores can not be returned.
  • Judges decisions are final and can not be appealed. 

National Young Maestro Competition is proud to support young and upcoming composers.  Applicants between the ages of 5-21 are welcome to submit solo, duet, or chamber compositions.  Winners who are invited to debut their work at a concert event are responsible for hiring and rehearsing the musicians who will be performing their piece. There will be NO additional concert fee for the performing musicians.
Winners will be honored with an invitation to 
debut their work in one of the concert events at 
Merkin Concert Hall, Lincoln Center
***Winners are responsible for finding, rehearsing, and booking their own musicians for the performance of their work.  Composers may perform their own work.