Barlow Commissions

Composers or performing groups

Timeline

Submission period

Fri Feb 14 at 5 AM UTC

End of submission period

Tue Jun 2 at 5:59 AM UTC

Results date

Mon Aug 31 at 4 PM UTC

General Composer Commissions are available to composers or performing groups desiring collaboration for significant new musical works. Composers must already have an agreement with the performer(s) for whom they will compose the new piece. Additionally, the premiere for the new piece cannot occur sooner than January 1st following an award from the Endowment.

Latter-day Saint Composer Commissions are available to composers belonging to The Church of Jesus Christ of Latter-day Saints (LDS). In addition, composers who are willing to engage LDS subject matter may apply. Composers must already have an agreement with the performer(s) for whom they will compose the new piece. Additionally, the premiere for the new piece cannot occur sooner than January 1st following an award from the Endowment.

Details are available at web pages:
https://barlow.byu.edu/commissions-2/

See also Barlow Prize:
https://www.ulysses-network.eu/competitions/barlow-prize-2020/