Friday, 31 August 2018

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Composers are invited to apply for a place in the 7th European Composers Competition, to be held in Montreux, Switzerland in 2019 as part of the 42nd European Brass Band Championships.

Composers are invited to submit an original composition for brass band of maximum 12 minutes duration. The competition will consist of one preliminary round and a final. The final will take place on the 26th April 2019 in the Stravinsky Hall, Montreux, where the new compositions will be performed by a leading Swiss brass band.

The prizes total EUR 2500 (1st), 2000 (2nd), 1500 (3rd) and 500 (audience prize) and 500 (band prize), including support for future commissions or further study. All competitors who reach the final will receive a diploma.

Applicants must have been born on or after January 1st, 1984. Closing date for entries is 1st January 2019.

For further details, please contact Kor Niehof –

Click here to download the rules and regulations.

Entry form can found at

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