Email your submission to [email protected] by July 15, 2018. Submissions MUST include:
- Score and complete parts in PDF format
- A sound file or recording in MP3 format
- 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].