Three prizes will be given as follows:
First Prize: US$30,000 cash prize, plus the world premiere performance by CCM's Philharmonia Orchestra in its 2020-2021 season of a newly commissioned work for orchestra (instrumentation TBD) and ballet, plus a commercially produced recording by the CCM Philharmonia.
Second Prize: US$20,000 cash prize.
Third Prize: US$10,000 cash prize.
Terms of the Awards: For the first prizewinner, 50% of the cash prize will be awarded upon announcement of the prizewinners; the remaining 50% will be awarded upon the receipt of scores and parts. For the second and third prizewinners, the entire prize will be awarded upon the announcement of the prizewinners.
Adjudication: Judges for the competition will be selected by the Dean of CCM, the Alexander Zemlinsky Fund in Vienna, and the Austrian Cultural Institute in New York City. Adjudication will be completed according to the TIMELINE below.