The Detroit Symphony is sponsoring a competition for female composers….check it out ladies!
The Elaine Lebenbom Annual Memorial Award for Female Composers
WINNER NOTIFICATION DATE AND PREMIERE SEASON FOR THE SIXTH ANNUAL ELAINE LEBENBOM COMPETITION HAVE CHANGED. PLEASE SEE BELOW FOR UPDATES
The Elaine Lebenbom Memorial Award for Female Composers is granted annually to a living woman composer, of any age or nationality, in the spirit of recognizing and supporting the creation of new orchestral works by women.
The Award recipient will compose an original orchestral work for performance by the Detroit Symphony Orchestra on its Classical Subscription Series. In addition, the winner will receive a cash prize of $10,000. The Elaine Lebenbom Award is the only annual symphony sponsored award in the world exclusively for female composers.