Annual Competitions, 2021-22
(click on each link below for complete competition information)

Contests for Organizations & Ensembles:

Virtual Performances—all ensembles and individuals

               The American Prize in Virtual Performance, 2021-22

                     Postmark Deadline extends to July 20, 2021


Orchestras

               The American Prize in Orchestral Performance, 2021-22

                     Postmark Deadline extends to July 20, 2021

American Music: all instrumentations and styles

            The American Prize: ERNST BACON Memorial Award for the Performance of American Music, 2021-22

                     Postmark Deadline extends to July 20, 2021


Choruses

               The American Prize in Choral Performance, 2021-22

                    Postmark Deadline extends to July 20, 2021


Bands/Wind Ensembles

               The American Prize in Wind Ensemble/Concert Band Performance, 2021-22

                     Postmark Deadline extends to July 20, 2021


Opera Companies

               The American Prize in Opera Performance, 2021-22

                     Postmark Deadline extends to July 20, 2021


Music Theater Companies

               The American Prize in Musical Theater Performance, 2021-22

                     Postmark Deadline extends to July 20, 2021


Theater Companies

               The American Prize in Theater Performance, 2021-22

                     Postmark Deadline extends to July 20, 2021


Chamber Music

               The American Prize in Chamber Music, 2021-22

                    Postmark Deadline extends to June 22, 2021.

                    Contest information for instrumental soloists may be found via the INSTRUMENTAL PERFORMANCE link (below.)





Contests for Individuals:


CONDUCTORS


The American Prize in Conducting—Orchestra, 2021-22

                    Postmark Deadline extends to July 20, 2021




 

Orchestra Conductors: Programming


The American Prize in Conducting—The Marijosius Award in Orchestral Programming, 2021-22

 

Postmark Deadline extends to July 20, 2021


Conductors: American Music—all instrumentations and styles

            The American Prize: ERNST BACON Memorial Award for the Performance of American Music, 2021-22

                     Postmark Deadline extends to July 20, 2021



The American Prize in Conducting—Choral, 2021-22

                    Postmark Deadline extends to July 20, 2021

The American Prize in Conducting—Wind ensemble/concert band, 2021-22

                    Postmark Deadline extends to July 20, 2021


The American Prize in Conducting—Opera/Operetta, 2021-22

                    Postmark Deadline extends to July 20, 2021


The American Prize in Conducting—Musical Theater, 2021-22

       

             Postmark Deadline extends to July 20, 2021




STAGE DIRECTORS


The American Prize in Stage Direction, 2021-22: The Charles Nelson Reilly Prize

 

                    Postmark Deadline extends to July 20, 2021




ARTS ADMINISTRATION (marketing / education projects)


The American Prize in Arts Marketing / The American Prize in Arts Education, 2021-22

                    Postmark Deadline extends to July 20, 2021




PIANO


The American Prize in Piano Performance—solo piano, 2021-22

                   Postmark Deadline extends to June 22, 2021

The American Prize in Piano Performance—concerto: Lorin Hollander Award, 2021-22

                    Postmark Deadline extends to June 22, 2021


VOICE


The American Prize in Vocal Performance—Schorr Prize: Opera/Operetta, 2021-22

                    Postmark Deadline extends to June 22, 2021


The American Prize in Vocal Performance—Schorr Prize: Art Song/Oratorio, 2021-22

                    Postmark Deadline extends to June 22, 2021

 




COMPOSERS


The American Prize in Composition—Orchestra Division, 2021-22

                    Postmark Deadline extends to June 22, 2021


The American Prize in Composition—Choral Division, 2021-22

                    Postmark Deadline extends to June 22, 2021


The American Prize in Composition—Concert Band Division, 2021-22

                    Postmark Deadline extends to June 22, 2021


The American Prize in Composition—Chamber Music Division, 2021-22

                    Postmark Deadline extends to June 22, 2021


The American Prize in Composition—Theater Works Division, 2021-22

                    Postmark Deadline extends to June 22, 2021

 




CHAMBER MUSIC & SOLO INSTRUMENTS


The American Prize in Chamber Music Performance, 2021-22

                    Postmark Deadline extends to June 22, 2021



The American Prize in Instrumental Performance, 2021-22

                    Postmark Deadline extends to June 22, 2021



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CALL FOR JUDGES

Deadline ongoing—click here for more information