Musical Composition Submission Guidelines

Submissions in this category include original musical compositions.

  • Each musical score should be submitted for evaluation to the online submission portal in portable document file (.pdf) format. This file should be uploaded as the "Submission File" in the portal and should be named with the last name of the submitter.
  • Titles are limited to 10 words and are entered directly into the online submission portal.
  • Please include a separate cover page, as described on the Submissions page. This cover page should be uploaded as a "Supplementary File" in the online submission portal. Please name this file "(last name of submitter)_coverpage"
  • A sound file of the composition's performance should also be submitted electronically in .mp3 format. This file should be uploaded as a "Supplementary File" in the online submission portal and named "(last name of submitter)_performance".
  • A short description (50 words or less) of the artwork can also be submitted. This should be entered into the "Abstract" section of the online submission portal. If you do not wish to include a short description, please enter "No Abstract" in the "Abstract" section.