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  • applicants must be between the ages of 18 and 27 as of May 1, 2021

  • applicants must identify as female, trans, or non-binary


  • Florent Schmitt, Légende, Op. 66, unaccompanied

    • submissions MUST be unaccompanied to ensure a fair judging process for all applicants

  • One solo work of your choice written by a composer who identifies as female, trans, or non-binary and/or who is from a historically marginalized group of people​.

    • Accompaniment is not required.

    • Choice work must be at least 3 minutes in length​

    • Single movements are acceptable if they meet the time requirements


Use the following resources to connect with a composer's work:


  • Each video should be submitted as a YouTube link and clearly labelled with the title of the work, the composer, and the performer name

  • Each recording must start at the beginning of the movement

  • Only single camera video should be submitted

  • Légende, Op. 66 must be submitted without accompaniment

  • Edited videos or audio will not be judged 


  • Due to barriers introduced globally by COVID-19, the submission fee for this round of competition has been waived

  • The deadline is now May 1, 2021 at 11:59pm Pacific Standard Time

  • Once submitted, this form cannot be edited. Email with any problems or errors prior to the deadline. 

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