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Through career building and performance opportunities, the Elise Hall Competition aims to encourage the next generation of innovative, progressive, and passionate contributors and a community of advocates for equity in music.

The Elise Hall Competition for Emerging Saxophonists aims to encourage and support the professional and artistic development of young female-identifying, trans, non-binary, and equity seeking saxophonists. 


CREATE opportunities for young female-identifying, trans, and non-binary saxophonists to build valuable relationships with other artists and supporters

DEVELOP programming with consideration of applicant needs, diversity, and innovation

COMMISSION new works for saxophone by composers from equity seeking groups.

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