MTNA is dedicated to encouraging the creation of new works by American composers and annually assists its affiliated State Associations with the generation and performance of new music through the national Composer Commissioning program. A newly commissioned work receives its premiere performance at the convention of the State MTA responsible for that commission…and is submitted to the national commission committee.” Nominees are solicited from the membership; a member or local association may nominate a composer, or a composer (MTNA) member may nominate themselves.
September 15, 2019 - Deadline for submissions
October 1, 2019 - Recommendations made to Executive Committee
October meeting - Decision made by Executive Committee — composer notified
May 1, 2020 - Deadline for completion of commissioned work*
June 25-27, 2020 - Premiere performance of commissioned work (OhioMTA State Conference)
*Please note: because the 2020 OhioMTA State Conference has been moved to summer, the timeframe for completion of the commissioned work is shorter than usual.
Composer of the Year Chairperson
Patrick Reynolds; firstname.lastname@example.org
2686 Miami Village Drive,
Miamisburg, Ohio 45342