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How to Apply:

  1. Create a pdf file which lists the following information: composer’s full name, mailing address (include country), country of citizenship, e-mail address, phone number, website (optional), title of work submitted, program notes (less than 250 words) and composer biography (less than 250 words).
  2. Send ONE email to (Kyle Kindred, Director of Composition Studies at Sam Houston State University) including the following items as attachments:
    • one pdf version of composer and submission information
    • one pdf score of your original work for two violins and orchestra
    • one MP3 sound file (MIDI realizations are welcome) of your original work
  3. Use “2015 SHSU-BMF ICC” as your subject heading
  4. No entry fee is required for this competition.

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Electronic Submission Deadline:

March 1, 2015

Award Announcement (e-mail notification):

April 1, 2015

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