Composers Today: YCG


Young Composers Guild (YCG) membership is for the very serious young composers who plans to pursue composition as a career. Guild members perform their works at convention and for various branches throughout the year.


Su-Shing Chiu, State Chair
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Laurie Fischer-Blaisdell, Branch 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.
Mail to: Su-Shing Chiu, CT State Contest Coordinator, 9 Pesaro, Irvine, CA 92614


Fee: $75


Requirements: The young composer must have entered Composers Today Evaluations or State Contest and been recognized at least one time in high school by performing at Convention Symposium or State Winner’s Recital.
Repertoire: Three compositions are required. These may be a set, three different pieces or one longer work of three movements.
Length: Minimum total length of compositions must be 7 minutes of playing time.
Age Limit: High School grades 10, 11, 12, or college level.