Author: MCL

2023 Martirano Composition Award

The University of Illinois School of Music and Global Crossroads Living-Learning Community announce the 27th Annual Salvatore Martirano Memorial Composition Award.

The 2023 Salvatore Martirano Memorial Composition Award


Eligibility: Any composer, regardless of age or nationality is eligible.… << READ MORE >>

Melbourne Composers’ League: a wonderful collaboration between two countries

In a wonderful collaboration between two countries separated by such distance Melbourne audiences were able to hear live three of Albania’s leading and truly innovative composers alongside compositions by members of the Melbourne Composers’ League.… << READ MORE >>



In celebration of next year’s 50th anniversary of the Leslie Barklamb Scholarship for flute, the Melbourne Composers’ League (MCL) in conjunction with the Victorian Flute Guild (VFG) is proud to announce a competition for composers to submit original pieces for flute, which will be used as the ‘set pieces’ for the Scholarship in August/September 2023.… << READ MORE >>

1st Foshan Composers Contest

The 1st Foshan Composers Contest is a new competition created with the aim of encouraging composers to create new music celebrating to the city of Foshan. Composers of all ages and nationalities are invited to participate in the 1st Foshan Composers Contest 2022 to write compositions for an ensemble with Chinese and Western instruments.


Recording Opportunity from PARMA Recordings

PARMA Recordings and Brno Contemporary Orchestra (BCO) present a classical recording opportunity for production and release both in traditional stereo and in Dolby Atmos immersive audio.


Scores selected, approved, and meeting required criteria (see guidelines below) will be recorded with the BCO, led by conductor Pavel Šnajdr, produced by PARMA’s GRAMMY-winning team for release on the company’s Navona Records imprint, and distributed digitally worldwide by Naxos of America.… << READ MORE >>