Crystal Baton Composition Competition
ARE YOU THE NEXT MOZART?
DO YOU HAVE AN ORIGINAL MELODY STUCK IN YOUR HEAD?
The Crystal Baton Composition Competition is a unique opportunity for elementary and middle school students to compose a simple melody line that will be arranged, orchestrated, and performed by the Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra.
Entries must be delivered or postmarked to the Grand Junction Symphony office at 414 Main Street or submitted online at GJSO.org/education by Friday, April 15th.
Grand Junction Symphony Orchestra
414 Main Street
Grand Junction, CO 81501
Selection of the winning entry will be made by a panel of local music professionals. The winning student will be notified by Monday, April 18th and their piece will be performed at the Grand Junction Symphony’s All Mozart concerts on Saturday, April 30, 2022 at 7:30PM and Sunday, May 1, 2022 at 3:00Pm. Both concerts will be held at the Avalon Theatre.
Click here to download the application or enter below! If you fill out the digital application below, please note that your composition will still need to be mailed or delivered to the office.
Melodies should be between 16 and 64 measures in length, be clearly notated, and can be submitted either handwritten on staff paper or composed with computer-aided notation software.