Composition Competition


I’m the Artistic Director of Homophonic! An annual concert of new classical music by LGBTIQ+ composers as part of Melbourne’s Midsumma Festival.
We have just launched our 2nd Homophonic! Pride Prize, a composition competition open to all LGBTIQ+ identifying Australian Composers.

2020 Martirano Composition Award

The University of Illinois School of Music and Global Crossroads Living-Learning Community celebrate the 24th Annual Salvatore Martirano Memorial Composition Award by announcing the 2020 Award Competition.

The 2020 Salvatore Martirano Memorial Composition Award

Eligibility: Any composer, regardless of age or nationality is eligible.


Carl Orff Competition 2019/2020 by Musicalion

Dear music friends in Melbourne,

we would like to introduce our Carl Orff competition 2019/2020 and we are contacting you to reach even more international composers to participate this year.

It is a great possibility for unknown composers to share their work with the public and our vision is that with the compositions of this competition we can provide an insight and encourage a better understanding for other cultures.… << READ MORE >>