Competitions, Conferences, and Publications

Some of the following dates listed are estimates – click the link to see up-to-date deadlines and other details.

August 31st, 2019
Deadline for the Symphonic Jazz Orchestra Commissioning Competition

September 1st, 2019
Submission Deadline for Fall Issue of the Oregon Music Educators Journal

September 13th, 2019 (@ 2 p.m. Pacific time)
Deadline for the ASCAP/MPL Paul McCartney Scholarship for Best Arrangement

September 15th, 2019
Deadline for JEN Scholarships and Awards

October 4th, 2019
Deadline for the David P (’60) and Susan W. Wohlhueter Jazz Ensemble Composition Contest at Ithaca College

October 10th, 2019
Deadline for the 2020 ISJAC/USF Owen Prize in Jazz Composition

December 10th, 2019
Application Deadline for International Trombone Association – Jazz Trombone Competitions

November 15th, 2019
Application Deadline for North American Saxophone Alliance Collegiate Jazz Solo Competition

December 15th, 2019 (est.)
Submission Deadline for ASCAP Young Jazz Composer Awards

December 15th, 2019
Application Deadline for National Trumpet Competition

December 31st, 2019 (est.)
Submission Deadline for Downbeat Magazine Student Music Awards

January 7th-10th, 2020
Jazz Education Network Conference | New Orleans

February 1st, 2020 (est.)
Submission Deadline for the Sammy Nestico Award – Jazz Composition Contest

February 1st, 2020 (est.)
Submission Deadline for the International Trumpet Guild Jazz Improvisation Contest

February 1st-March 31st, 2020 (est.)
Application Period for Presenters/Performers at 2021 Jazz Education Network Conference

March 1st, 2020
Submission Deadline for Spring Issue of the Oregon Music Educators Journal

March 1st – June 1st 2020 (est.)
Application Period for the Carmine Caruso Jazz Trumpet Solo Competition

March 2020 (est.)
Application Deadline for Jacksonville Jazz Piano Competition

March 15th, 2020 (est.)
Application Deadline for the American Jazz Pianist Competition

June 30th, 2020
Deadline for Presenter/Performer Applications for 2021 Oregon Music Educators Association Conference

June 30th, 2020 (est.)
Submission Deadline for the Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra Composition Contest

July, 2020 (est.)
Submission Deadline for National Band Association Jazz Composition Contest

May, 2021 (est.)
ISJAC Symposium | University of Texas-Austin

International Society of Bassists Competition