Texas New Music Ensemble
Student Composer Competition 2023



 - Any composer currently studying at a Texas high school, college, or university



 - Full-tuition Scholarship to the Texas New Music Festival 2023, July 10th-16th in Houston, TX - attendance at the festival is mandatory

 - TNME will commission a new 6-minute work for Pierrot Ensemble from the winning composer and premiere it at the Festival 

*There is no additional cash prize for the commission outside of the full-tuition scholarship



 - Email a score, recording (if possible), and a current C.V./Resume to admin@tnme.org - pdfs and mp3s only, please.


Application Fee:

 - $35.00 

Please be sure the application fee is paid before submitting your work 



Dec. 20th 2023

Previous Winners

2022 - Jaylin Smith

2021 - Justin Langham

2020 - Dustin Schulze

2019 - Paul Novak

2018 - Moni Jasmine Guo

2017 - Alejandro Basulto-Martinez

2016 - Stephen Ryan Jackson