International Alliance for Women in Music

37th IAWM Search for New Music Competition


37th IAWM Search for New Music Competition

The IAWM holds an annual composition competition for IAWM Members who identify as women composers called the “Search for New Music by Women Composers”, aka SNM. This international competition includes several  prize categories ranging from chamber and orchestral works to electro-acoustic media, improvisation, and sound installation. Each prize has its own monetary award. Membership in IAWM is required to enter, but contestants may join at the time of entry. Entries are anonymous. The SNM committee administers the competition, receives entries, selects judges and publicizes the contest guidelines and the list of winners. Click here for 2018 SNM Guidelines and Prize categories. 

Submissions are due by April 30th, 2018.

For more information, please see Submission Guidelines. Please submit via New Music Engine.