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Regulations:

  • The entrant must be of stated age as of June 1, 2022, and be a student of a PEIRMTA member in good standing.

  • Each entry must be composed by the named entrant (teachers may advise with details of notation).

  • Compositions may be for a solo instrument or voice, or any combination thereof.

  • Scores must be neat and legible in black ink or a dark pencil, with tempo and dynamics included.

  • Computer-printed scores are allowed. Optimally, each composition should be accompanied with an audio recording of a performance of the composition (no videos please).

  • The bars in the composition should be numbered so that the adjudicator can easily refer to various parts of the composition.

  • Each composition must have a title. In multi-movement compositions, the instrumentation must remain the same in each movement.

  • Please keep a copy of each entered work.

  • The entrant’s name must not appear on the composition itself. Please attach the entry form to the composition using a paper clip.

  • Entrants may submit one or more works and may enter both sections (instrumental and vocal) of the appropriate category (Preparatory, Categories A and B) if desired.

  • Compositions must not have been among the winners of any other competition.

  • Each entry will receive a written adjudication.

  • 1st, 2nd and 3rd place compositions will be performed at the awards ceremony in Spring of 2022 (depending on COVID regulations).

  • Prizes (only if merited) will be awarded to the winners of each category. Certificates will be given to contestants who place second and third.

  • Entries must be received by Tuesday, March 1st, 2022

Prizes:

  • Preparatory - 8 yrs and under (Class 1 - instrumental; Class 2- vocal) – Gold medals
  • Category A: 11 yrs and under (Class 1 - instrumental; Class 2 - vocal) – Gold medals
  • Category B: 15 yrs and under - (Class 1 - instrumental; Class 2 - vocal) - $30
  • Category C: 19 yrs and under - $40
  • Category D: Open (over 19) - $50

Age Categories and Entry Fees:

A completed entry form and the correct entry fee must accompany each composition entered. If a composition is recommended for the CFMTA Student Composer Competition, the composer will be asked to pay half of the entry fee with the PEIRMTA paying the rest.

  • Preparatory: 8 yrs and under (Class 1 - instrumental; Class 2 - vocal) – $10 entry fee
  • Category A: 11 yrs and under (Class 1 - instrumental; Class 2 - vocal) – $10 entry fee
  • Category B: 15 yrs and under - (Class 1 - instrumental; Class 2 - vocal) - $20 entry fee
  • Category C*: 19 yrs and under - $20 entry fee
  • Category D*: Open (over 19) - $25 entry fee
    *Any instrument or combination of instruments, including voice
Click here for Entry Form

Compositions are to be sent to Valerie MacKenzie, 21 Greenleaf Drive, Charlottetown, PEI C1A 7R7 • 902-894-7465

Entries must be received by Tuesday, March 1, 2022

Please remember that late entries will not be accepted.