OM/NI Submission Guidelines – Emerging Division

All applications and materials are due by March 31st, 2020


Qualifications & Eligibility

All applicants must be from 17-25 years old as of March 31st, 2020
2019 Competition instrumentation is for solo flute, accompanied flute (piano only) or an electro-acoustic work featuring solo flute with digital sound for playback.
Emerging division competitors may submit 1 (one) piece or a small suite of pieces, no longer than 6 (six) minutes

Scores may be neatly handwritten or engraved in a music notation program and saved as a PDF.

  • Free music notation programs include: Finale Notepad, Score Cloud, MuseScore, Lily Pond, Musink Lite, Musette.

  • Commercially available music notation programs include: Sibelius, Finale, Magic Score, Dorico and Forte.

Audio files (live performance or digital rendering) may be submitted along with your score, but are not acceptable substitutes for music notation.

Electro-Acoustic submissions must include 2 (two) audio files - the audio for the performance and a 2nd track including the tempo click track for rehearsal purposes. Both tracks should be CD quality stereo mp3 files. 

Be sure that your score includes each of the following:

  • Your name

  • Approximate performance time

  • Title of your piece

  • Any required tempo markings and dynamics