Composers Today: Evaluations


The State Evaluation registration must be completed online. Check the State website and then click on Composers Today. Original compositions by either a teacher or a student are submitted by January 15 for evaluation. Each entrant receives a certificate as well as comments, suggestions and ratings by two evaluators. Pieces with a rating of 4 or 5 may be submitted by April 15 online for consideration for Convention Symposium Recitals.

All student entrants are invited to play at the Branch Composers’ Today Festival Recital.


Laurie Fischer-Blaisdell, Chair
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t: 714-392-5026

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To Apply: All applications are online via the MTAC website. Log into your teacher home page, then click on Composers Today.


Fee: Varies according to length of composition, starting at $45.00.



Requirements: Any student or teacher, any level or age. Composition manuscript must be done entirely by the composer, either by hand or computer.