Music Educators Association of New Jersey

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Original Composition Festival

The MEA annual Original Composition Festival is devoted to young composers and their original compositions. It is not a competition and is open to any MEA student composer. This is an exciting opportunity for young composers to be together, network, and hear one another's compositions. All performers receive an Original Composition Festival Certificate. This event is offered in the spring after the conclusion of the Eric Steiner Original Composition Competition.

Winners of the Eric Steiner Original Composition Competition are featured at the Festival and presented with their awards. All participants in the Eric Steiner Original Composition Competition are encouraged to perform at the Festival.

Please check our Calendar for the spring date and location. Details are also available on the Print Version of the Guidelines and the Interactive Registration Form. To enter students, log onto your Member Homepage and fill out the Original Composition Festival Interactive Registration Form found in the right hand column.

Please read the guidelines below before entering your students.


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