Original Composition Contest

TMTA SA Original Composition Contest

The TMTA SA Original Composition Contest encourages students to compose their own compositions. With their private teacher's guidance, students compose solo or ensemble compositions. Solo compositions may be written for any single instrument and ensemble compositions include a minimum of two instruments. After a student's composition is judged through their local association, it may be submitted to the state contest for adjudication by highly qualified judges. 

IMPORTANT:  All entries must be submitted to the state by your Local Original Composition Chair.  Procedures and deadlines for submitting to your local chair will vary by association.  

For more information or questions:

  • Students and parents: Contact your teacher.
  • Teachers: Refer to the TMTA Handbook or contact your Local Original Composition Chair.
  • Local Original Composition Chairs: Contact the TMTA Office Manager.

Information for Local Original Composition Chairs

The 2017-2018 Original Composition Contest deadline has passed.  Results will be sent to local chairs in late March.