Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition

The Grawemeyer Award in Music Composition honours those who bring beauty and inspiration into the world. This international prize recognizes outstanding achievement by a living composer in a large musical genre: choral, orchestral, chamber, electronic, song-cycle, dance, opera, musical theater, extended solo work and more. The award will be granted for a work premiered during the five-year period prior to the award deadline. The amount of the award to the composer will be one hundred thousand dollars ($100,000.00).

Eligibility: Musical works including, but not limited to, choral, orchestral, chamber, song-cycle, dance, opera, musical theater, extended solo.

 

Note: Please contact Institutional Strategic Awards at awards@sfu.ca for assistance. The 2020 Award has been cancelled due to the Covid19 crisis, so there will be no call for nominations this fall for the usual deadline in January (2021).

Agency Website: http://grawemeyer.org/music-composition/#toggle-id-2

Upcoming Deadlines

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January 14, 2022January 14, 2022 *
16:00:00 16:00:00 America/Vancouver Application Deadline: Grawemeyer Award for Music Composition Honours those who bring beauty and inspiration into the world. .
* NOTE: This deadline is an estimate based on previous years, but a confirmed deadline has not yet been published. We will update the deadline when it has been confirmed.
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