BNMI’s 7th Annual Young Composers Competition

The Boston New Music Initiative is pleased to announce its seventh annual Young Composer Competition. The purpose of this competition is to further the mission of The Boston New Music Initiative to generate and celebrate the creation of new music. Incorporated in 2010, BNMI aims to advance the careers of its members in the field of new music by serving as a resource for networking, professional development, commissioning, collaboration, and programming. The call is open for acoustic, electro-acoustic, and multimedia works. Any composer born on or after January 1, 1998 is eligible to submit.

The winner of this competition will have their work performed by The Boston New Music Initiative during the 2021-2022 concert season and is expected to attend the performance. A travel stipend of up to $250 will be made available to the winning composer.

Submitted works should be an instrumental work including at least one instrument from BNMI’s core ensemble.

BNMI’s core ensemble consists of Flute (doubling Piccolo, Alto Flute or Bass Flute), Clarinet in B-flat (doubling Clarinet in A, or Bass Clarinet in B-flat), Violin, Violoncello, Piano and Percussion.


Deadline 15 April 2021