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Have your music published on a new app for classical music

Hello fellow composers- is sponsoring an ongoing composition contest that offers some unique opportunities. 

The "OnTime" contests will allow composers to have their music featured on a new app which showcases classical music, jazz and great composers. is dedicated to high-level music and musicians and helps composers get commissions, performances, prizes, and international recognition.  We're not a forum, just a place for serious musicians to…


Added by Julie Harris on June 15, 2016 at 8:57am — No Comments

Listen and Vote - FirstNote 2016 Spring Composition Contest is now open for Public Voting

Hello fellow composers!

In early March, invited composers from around the world to write a piece in honor of Spring.  Thirty-three talented composers responded to the challenge, and wrote some incredible music.  Our international panel of five judges narrowed the list down to eight, and now the public is listening to and voting on this superb short list.…


Added by Julie Harris on May 26, 2016 at 7:28am — No Comments

Film Score Competition - Public Voting

Hello everyone-

I thought some of you might enjoy seeing/hearing the films and newly composed scores of the VirtualArtists Remix 2014 Film Scoring competition.  One member of Composers Forum made it to the short list!   Betcha can't guess which film and which CF member!  ;-)   We're voting now, until midnight EDT, Saturday August 30.   Anyone can vote, now that the short list has been selected.

If you'd like to listen and/or vote, here's the link: …


Added by Julie Harris on August 13, 2014 at 2:09pm — 1 Comment

* Simply Stunning - Composition Competition

Happy New Year, everyone!

Hope your new year has been filled with exquisite music so far!!!   Here's a new competition for you:

Simply Stunning Composition Competition

All the details are described in the above link, but it's essentially a competition for violin and piano duet.  My favorite violinist, a superb musician, is graduating from high school this spring…


Added by Julie Harris on January 7, 2014 at 11:06am — 2 Comments

Congratulations to Greg Brus

Congratulations to Composers' Forum member Greg Brus who just won first place and $100 USD in Harmonia's annual Scary! Music Competition. 

You can hear his winning piece, "The Mad Witch", along with the 2nd and 3rd place winners here:  Sixty Seconds Hall of Fame

You can hear all the entries here: …


Added by Julie Harris on November 3, 2013 at 8:40pm — 5 Comments

Halloween Composition Contest - We always have fun with this one!

Hi y'all -  My composition studio here in North Carolina is having our annual Sixty Scary Seconds competition - and YOU are invited to join in.  

Here's the brief checklist - details are found in the link at the end.   Enjoy!!


Annual Halloween Composition Contest for all ages

Theme:   Scary Sixty Seconds

Submission: .mp3 format - winners must submit…


Added by Julie Harris on September 22, 2013 at 6:38pm — 4 Comments

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