TMO is dedicated to supporting and championing Australian musical talent having previously run development programs for composers, young artists and conductors. After the completing the highly successful Composer Development Program in 2016 which launched four world premieres in TMO’s 2017 concert season, TMO are proud to announce a brand new composer competition which is designed to inspire new compositions from non-established composers across NSW.
The Emerging Composer Competition will invite new works for submission based on a set of stipulated guidelines for instrumentation. The initial phase will result in 10 finalists who will have the opportunity to receive feedback and re-submit their work for final judging. The winner and 2 runner-up composers will receive prize money with the winner also being featured in TMO’s final Met Concert performance of 2020 at the Seymour Centre.
Dates and Guidelines will be announced early in 2020.