Email your submission to [email protected] by July 15, 2018. Submissions MUST include:

  1. Score and complete parts in PDF format
  2. A sound file or recording in MP3 format
  3. Your complete contact information including full name, mailing address, e-mail address and telephone

The maximum ensemble of musicians is:

  • 6 Trumpet
  • 5 Horn
  • 3 Trombone
  • 2 Euphonium
  • 2 Tuba
  • Percussion selected from the following: 1 snare drum, 1 bass drum, cymbals, 2 timpani. (No auxiliary or tuneful percussion.)

Fanfares should be approximately 3 minutes long. Submissions longer than 3.5 minutes will be automatically disqualified.

The performance venue should be considered when writing your fanfare. The Meyerson Symphony Center lobby is a large space with marble and other acoustically reflective surfaces. Reverberant ring lasts approximately two seconds. Video recordings of several past winners are featured on our Facebook page – please use these to make wise decisions regarding the style and orchestration of your fanfare. For further information or questions, please email [email protected].