Entries for the CMWC must be postmarked by June 1.
Late entries WILL NOT be accepted.

Download Creative Music Writing Competition brochure.

APTA invites your submissions of an original composition for any solo instrument, including voice, or any combination of instruments, to the annual Creative Music Writing Competition. The categories and application fees are as follows:

Pre-Junior (Grades 1-3) $10
Junior (Grades 4-5) $12
Intermediate (Grades 6-7) $15
Senior (Grades 8-9) $20
Open (Grade Ten and above) $25
*Teaching Pieces $15
 ** Etudes $15

*This class is for students who want to try their hand at composing at a level that can be significantly lower than their performance level.

**This class is for teachers who are writing studies to address specific needs of their students. Please include a description of the technical and/or musical issue the the the study is intended to work on. This could be for any grade level. Teachers entering this class must be amateurs; i.e. unpublished.

To receive further information about the Creative Music Writing Competition, please contact:

Michelle Miller
140 Clareview Road
Edmonton, AB  T5A 3Y3
Ph: 780-450-6560
cmwc@aptaonline.net