Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchestra

Young Composer Competition 2014

This competition is over! Check out the website in Spring 2015 for information about next year's competition.

The EPO is inviting submissions for its second Young Composers Competition. Original works scored for orchestra will be judged by a three member panel. Three winners will receive cash prizes and the Grand Prize composition will be performed by the EPO during its 2014/15 season. The deadline for submissions is November 1, 2014.


Grand Prize: $2,000 plus performance of composition
Runner-Up: $1,000
Promising High School Composer: $500

Complete contest guidelines
Application form

Competition Judges

Gary Kulesha, Canadian Composer
Dr. Patricia Shand, Professor Emerita, Faculty of Music, University of Toronto
Sabatino Vacca, Music Director, Etobicoke Philharmonic Orchesta

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