3rd Annual Young Composer Competition

Deadline extended! Scores now due June 2. The Boston New Music Initiative is pleased to announce its third annual Young Composer Competition. The purpose of this competition is to further the mission of The Boston New Music Initiative to generate and celebrate the creation of new music. Incorporated in 2010, BNMI aims to advance the careers of its members in the field of new music by serving as a resource for networking, professional development, commissioning, collaboration, and programming. For more information or to submit, please click here.

5th Annual Commissioning Competition

We are excited to announce Charles Peck as our winner. Mr. Peck will be writing a new composition for BNMI's core ensemble which will be premiered in April of 2018. We would also like to acknowledge two honorable mentions: Chen-Yang Xu and Charles Halka. Thanks to everyone who submitted to our 5th Annual Commissioning Competition.

Call For Scores for 2017-2018 Season "Dramatic Tensions"

This call is now closed. Thanks to everyone who submitted. Composers whose works were chosen will be notified by August of 2017.


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