Registrations for the Young Composers Competition 2017 have long since closed, and with the deadline for entries coming closer and closer, it’s time we release information on the grand collection of prizes up for offer this year.

There are three categories in which the prizes will be awarded. They are as follows:

Youth Age 11-15
Middle – Age 16-20
Emerging – Age 21-25

In each category, we will award a 1st Place Winner, 2nd Place Winner, 3rd Place Winner, and an Honourable Mention. Here are the prizes for each:

1st Place – (1236.42)
FULL Native Instruments Symphony Series Collection (946.70)
FULL Native Instruments Definitive Piano Collection (188.80)
FULL Cubase Pro 9 (100.92)

2nd Place – (€725.42)
FULL Native Instruments Symphony Series String Ensemble (517.46)
FULL Native Instruments The Gentleman Piano (107.04)
FULL Cubase Pro 9 (100.92)

3rd Place – (€368.80)
FULL Native Instruments Symphony Essentials Woodwind (201.27)
FULL Native Instruments Scarbee Clavinet / Pianet (66.61)
• FULL Cubase Pro 9 (100.92)


In case you’ve forgotten, the deadline for participants to submit their piece is October 20th. The judging period will then begin, and on November 30th we will release a list of all the finalists. Then, on December 20th, the full list of winners, along with their runner-ups, will be posted here on the site and all will be sent an email with download links & information to access their prizes.

Good luck!!
The Young Composers Team


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