Musicworks 2019 Electronic Music Composition Contest
Total awards: 600 $
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Info & Rules

Contest info

Description

Musicworks’ annual juried contest spotlights new musical talent from around the world and offers cash prizes and opportunities to be published and heard. 

MUSIC

Compose and submit an experimental piece in any electronic-music genre—acousmatic, electroacoustic, glitch, soundscape, intelligent dance music (IDM), turntable art, or video music.
 

ELIGIBILITY

The contest is open to entries from anywhere in the world and from artists at any stage of their careers. Pieces must be previously unpublished, i.e. not released on a commercially available recording at the time of submission.
 

LENGTH AND FILES

Maximum length: 10 minutes.
Accepted file types: MP3 or MP4 only.
 

JURY & TIMELINE

Our 2019 EMC Contest closes October 25, 2019.
This is a juried contest. Jurors will not know the identities of the entrants.
Please do not include your name in the filename / title of your submission. Please remove credits if you are submitting video music.
Jury process begins in November 2019. Winners will be notified before the end of February 2020. 
 
 All entrants receive a FREE, one-year subscription to Musicworks. 

Number of winners

3

Status

active

Host

Musicworks

Category:

Music performance

Start date

4 September 2019  -  25 October 2019

Registration

4 September 2019  -  25 October 2019

Voting

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Awards

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First prize is $500 (Can.), a composer profile in Musicworks 136, Spring 2020 issue (both in print and online) and the composition released on the Musicworks136 CD.
Second prize is $200 (Can.) and composer coverage on musicworks.ca in 2020.
Third prize is $100 (Can.) and composer coverage on musicworks.ca in 2020.

Restrictions

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Age restriction: /

Available for citizens: Worldwide