Contests/Opportunities

This is a compilation of jazz-related contests and opportunities. Some of the listings are exclusively for women while others are open to people of all identities.

Do you know of an opportunity that should be listed here? Let me know.

June 2019

Seattle Women’s Jazz Orchestra Composition Contest
Deadline: June 30
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Deadline Passed


March 2019

Boysie Lowery Living Jazz Residency
Deadline: March 31
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Michael Brecker International Saxophone Competition
Deadline: March 31
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DCJazzPrix Band Competition
Deadline: March 3
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Jazz Workshop Scholarship
Deadline: March 1
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Summer Sessions: Women’s Performance Program Scholarship
Deadline: March 1
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February 2019

Women in Jazz Organization Mentors
Deadline EXTENDED: February 7
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January 2019

International Alliance for Women in Music and Feminist Theory and Music 15 Conference – Call for scores, papers, and more
Deadline: January 15
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December 2018

DownBeat Student Music Awards
Deadline: December 31
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Yamaha Young Performing Artists
Deadline: December 19
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The Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards
Deadline: December 15
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Vandoren Emerging Artist Competition
Deadline: December 7
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