Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra

Young Composers Competition


Every other year, the EPO invites submissions of original orchestral compositions from Canadians 32 years of age and under for judging by an expert panel.

3 cash prizes are awarded and the EPO performs the Grand Prize winning composition at a regular season concert.

The 2021/22 Competition will proceed despite the pandemic! The application form will be available in March with the deadline for submissions being November 2021.

2019 Winners

Grand Prize: Matthew Emery “Unanswered Letters”
Runner up: Curtis Wright “Guardians of the Night”
Promising High School Composer: Achilles Jiang “Sunrise”

2019 Contest Guidelines

Note: Due to cancellation of the March 2020 and 2021 concerts, “Unanswered Letters” will be programmed at a future performance.

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