Entries for the CMWC must be submitted electronically by June 1.  Please be sure to read all rules thoroughly before submitting your application.  Late entries WILL NOT be accepted.

Creative Music Writing Competition Rules

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) $13
Junior (Grades 4-5) $16
Intermediate (Grades 6-7) $18
Senior (Grades 8-9) $20
Open (Grade Ten and above) $25
*Teaching Pieces $18
 ** Etudes $18

*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 Teachers entering this class must be amateurs; i.e. unpublished. 

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

Rosanna Dagnillo
132-250 Shawville Blvd SE #136
Calgary, AB  T2Y 2Z7
Ph: 587.998.9926