Saturday, April 26, 2003

Postmark Deadline: May 15, 2003 Austin Peay State University announces its Seventeenth Annual Young Composers Competition, open to student composers who are citizens or permanent residents of the U.S. enrolled in an accredited public, private, or parochial secondary school, an accredited college or conservatory of music, or engaged in the private study of music with a recognized and established teacher. An applicant must not have reached his/her 30th birthday by May 30, 2003. The competition's purpose is to encourage young composers by providing professional-level performances of their music as well as financial incentive. In addition, it is hoped that through this kind of professional recognition there will be a greater awareness of these young composers in their communities. There is a First Prize of $1000 plus a performance during the 2003-04 season of the Dimensions Contemporary Music Series at Austin Peay State University. For more information and complete submission guidelines, please visit the web site or contact: Dr Jeffrey Wood Young Composers Competition for 2003 Department of Music Austin Peay State University Clarksville, TN 37044 Tel: (931) 221-7819 x7818 Email: Web: