promoting the arts of Music Arranging, Composition and Orchestration within the entertainment industry community and the general public.

promoting the art of Music Arranging, Composition and Orchestration within the entertainment industry community and the general public.

Bill Conti Competition Submission Deadline

Bill Conti 

Big Band Arranging & Composing Competition

Entry Deadline Today, September 1, 2020

American Society of Music Arrangers and Composers

 

Bill Conti
Big Band Arranging & Composing Competition

1st Prize - $1,000, 2nd Prize - $300, 3rd Prize - $200

DEADLINE FOR ENTRIES: Tuesday, September 1, 2020

Each prize winner may attend the rehearsal of his or her piece by the Kim Richmond Concert Jazz Orchestra in Los Angeles, CA (Subject to California State Restrictions in place this fall and to Orchestra schedule) and will receive a simple archival recording for personal use only
(no posting on Social Media).

ELIGIBILITY

ASMACʼs Bill Conti Big Band Arranging & Composing Competition is open to all Student or Associate Members of ASMAC in good standing, age 35 or under, as of September 1, 2020
(Student membership is $25. Visit asmac.org for more info and to join online.)

RULES & GUIDELINES

> CONTENT: Only one work can be submitted per contestant. The work can be an original composition or an arrangement of a pre-existing piece. The work shall never have been published nor publicly performed. If an arrangement, it must show a creative compositional reworking of the original tune.
> INSTRUMENTATION: 3-5 woodwinds (saxes, flutes, clarinets), 3-4 trumpets (including flugels),
2-3 trombones, , bass trombone (opt.), piano (opt.), guitar (opt.), bass, drums
> LENGTH: Your work should be roughly between 5 and 10 minutes in length.

SUBMISSION OF MATERIALS

> APPLICATION: 1 completed Application form.
> ALIAS FORM: On this Alias Form you will give your real name as well as your chosen alias and all contact information. To ensure fairness of judging, label all materials (application, score and audio file) with your chosen alias.
> SCORE: Your score should be in concert pitch (not transposed). If sending digitally, convert to a PDF file. If sending hard copies, please provide 6 copies.
> AUDIO: You must provide a recording of a synth or live rehearsal version of the work. If sending digitally, please convert to mp3 format (not .wav or .aiff). If submitting by US mail or similar service, please put on CD or DVD.

> DEADLINE: All materials must be received by Tuesday, September 1, 2020
ADJUDICATION • JUDGES: Judges will include recognized and award winning arrangers and composers,

under the direction of Charles Fernandez, Competition Chair.

WINNER ANNOUNCEMENTS: The winners will be announced in October of 2020
Winners must provide a complete set of copied parts in order to have their works rehearsed at the Kim Richmond Concert Jazz Orchestra rehearsal. *Transportation to rehearsal is entirely the responsibility of each winner.

Please Email or send all forms and materials to: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it.
OR mail to: ASMAC Competition, 5903 Noble Avenue, Van Nuys, California 91411 Questions: Email: This email address is being protected from spambots. You need JavaScript enabled to view it. OR CALL 818-994-4661

Details

Event Date Tuesday, September 1, 2020 11:00 pm
Registration Start Date Tuesday, July 7, 2020 12:00 pm
Cut off date Tuesday, September 1, 2020 11:00 pm
Individual Price FREE
Location Online