Young Composers Competition 2023/24

Every other year, we invite submissions of original orchestral compositions from Canadians 32 years of age and under for judging by an expert panel.

$4,000 in cash prizes will be awarded in three categories: a $2,500 Grand Prize, a $1,000 Runner-up, and a $500 Promising High School Composer prize.

The Grand Prize composition is performed by EPO in the following season.

2023/24 Winners

Grand Prize $2500: ‘Ellipse of a Cry’ by Simon Rivet

Runner Up $1000: ‘Tree Lines’ by Leslie Opatril

Promising High School Composer $500: ‘The Light of Yule’ by Irene Huang

Previous Winners

2021/22: “Grazie Altrettanto” by Umberto Quattrociocchi

2019/20: “Unanswered Letters” by Dr. Matthew Emery


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