> Below please find the guidelines for the 2011 Martirano
> Composition Award. The deadline for the award is March 14, 2011
> (postmark). Please inform your colleagues and students of this
> Thank you for your help in promoting the 2011 Martirano
> Composition Award.
> Zack Browning
> University of Illinois
> Director, Martirano Composition Award
> 217-244-2686 office
> email: email@example.com http://www.zackbrowning.com
> The University Of Illinois School Of Music presents
> The 2011 Salvatore Martirano Memorial Composition Award
> Eligibility: Any composer, regardless of age or nationality.
> Awards: First Prize cash award of $1000 and second prize cash award
> of $500 plus performances by the University of Illinois New Music
> Ensemble in November of 2011 at the Krannert Center for the
> Performing Arts. Additional awards and performances may be given at
> the discretion of the judges.
> Judges: A panel of judges consisting of international composers and
> University of Illinois music composition faculty members will select
> the winning compositions. The winning composers are expected to
> attend the award concert/reception and will be responsible for their
> transportation costs (the competition will provide a stipend for
> lodging). The winning composers will assume full responsibility for
> providing adequate performance materials upon request.
> 1. Medium: Full scores of any style or aesthetic direction for one to
> fifteen performers (including vocalists) may be submitted. Works for
> tape, electronics and/or mixed media with or without instruments/
> voices are eligible.
> 2. Duration: 20 minutes maximum
> 3. Limit: One entry per composer
> 4. Entry fee: A non-refundable entry fee of fifteen U.S. dollars
> ($15.00) must be included with each submission. Payment must be in US
> Dollars in the form of a check, international money order or credit
> card (preferable). All checks and money orders must be payable to the
> University of Illinois, and must be drawn on a U.S. bank. Please make
> sure to print the credit card authorization form (click here for
> form) and sign authorizing the use of the card for the amount
> specified, the type of card, card number, and expiration date
> (incomplete authorizations will be rejected).
> 5. Anonymous Submission: The composer’s name must not appear on the
> score itself or on any item (tape, CD, etc.) submitted in supplement
> to the application. A sealed envelope must accompany the score and
> contain the composer’s name, address, telephone number/e-mail (if
> applicable) and a brief biographical sketch. If a recording of the
> work is available, it should accompany the score and be identified
> only by the title of the composition.
> 6. Return of Materials: Scores will not be returned unless a self-
> addressed, stamped envelope of the proper size is enclosed.
> 7. Previous winners and faculty and currently-enrolled students at
> the University of Illinois are ineligible for the competition.
> Send submissions to:
> 2011 Martirano Composition Award
> Attn: Zack Browning, Director, Martirano Award
> 2136 Music Building
> University of Illinois
> 1114 West Nevada
> Urbana, IL 61801 USA
> All submissions must be postmarked by March 14, 2011