The Janet Altman Composing Competition returns!

Published on 22/03/2017

Imagine your composition played as a World Premiere by the Endcliffe Orchestra in their Summer concert of 2019.

The competition is open to anyone who can demonstrate a connection with Sheffield, be this working, living, playing in a local orchestra or attending an educational institution in Sheffield.

There are two categories: 18 years and under; 19 years and over.

In each category the winner and runner up will receive a cash prize!

Applications open from 1 July 2017.
Last date for submission of compositions is 30 September 2018.

All entries must be the entrant’s own unpublished and original work, not previously performed for the public.

For an application form and the rules and composing guidelines for the competition please write to