Charles B. Olson

Charles B. Olson

The Encore Wind Ensemble proudly presents the Charles B. Olson Young Composers Contest. This contest has been created to encourage the developing young composer 15-22 years of age, and promote the performance of high quality wind band literature in honor of the Encore Wind Ensemble’s founding conductor, Charles B. Olson. 

Composers age 15-22 are eligible to submit a 5-8 minute composition for wind ensemble for consideration. The winning composition will receive a $1,000 cash award with a public performance and recording by the Encore Wind Ensemble. 

Deadline: May 1, 2018

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