Saturday, February 5, 2011

Deadline: ASCAP Morton Gould Awards

Attention Young Composers!

Another deadline is fast-approaching - The ASCAP Foundation Morton Gould Young Composer Awards. (PDF application)

Age limit: under 30 (as of 1/1/2011)
Due: March 1 (postmark)
Send: application form, 1 score, bio/education history, complete works list, recording (optional), & text-setting permissions (if applicable)

---Last year's stats (2010)---
Total Applicants: 730
Winners: 37 (5.07%)
Honorable Mentions: 15 (2.05%)
Non-Winers: 678 (92.88%)

Not bad as national competitions go. So cast your line. You might get a nibble.


  1. Update: PDF Application Form says under 30 as of 1/1/2011. ASCAP Web Announcement says under 30 as of 3/1/2011. Which is it? Ask ASCAP.

    Inquiring minds want to know!

  2. The age 30 cutoff date is indeed January 1, 2011. Many thanks to the folks at ASCAP for clearing that up!

    New link: