Guidelines


Overview

Black composers are invited to submit an original work for bass clarinet solo or small ensemble.

Winners in each category will receive a $500 prize, along with publication of the work in the Alea Publishing catalog.

  • Each composer is limited to one submission.
  • Use of the bass clarinet is required, but any other instruments/voices (to a maximum of 5) are at the discretion of the composer.
  • Pre-recorded and/or synthesized sound may be included beyond the maximum of five performers.
  • Works may utilize any combination of traditional and/or modern techniques.
  • There is no minimum or maximum length for the piece submitted.

Submissions are now being accepted, with a final deadline of November 15, 2020.

Student Category

To be eligible to submit in the student category, an individual must be currently enrolled at an Historically Black College/University.

A student need not be majoring in music to qualify.

Professional Category

The professional category is open to any Black composer who does not fit the criteria of the student category.

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