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Third Annual Jazz Ensemble Composition Contest
for Women Composers!
Entries will be accepted from women only.
All entries for the 2015 contest must be a guitar feature.
The winning and honorable mention compositions will be performed and recorded live by the Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra with award-winning guitarist Mimi Fox as part of the 2015 Earshot Jazz Festival in Seattle.
The winner of the contest will receive a $400 honorarium and the winning piece will be published by SWOJO or their designated publisher.
New this year! - Honorable Mention will be awarded a $100 honorarium.
This contest was created to encourage the composition and performance of the highest possible quality jazz ensemble literature playable by high school, college and professional bands alike.
This project is supported in part by
National Endowment for the Arts, Washington Arts Commission, 4 Culture, Seattle Office of Arts & Cultural Affairs,
The Seattle Foundation, and Earshot Jazz.
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