From: Jan Jacob Hofmann
Date: December 16, 2010 5:55:48 PM GMT+01:00
Subject: Fwd: 2011 Martirano Award
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
University of Illinois
Director, Martirano Composition Award
email: firstname.lastname@example.org 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