Call for scores: Applications now open for 2020 New Jersey Symphony Orchestra composition institute

Posted on: November 25, 2019

The New Jersey Symphony Orchestra is accepting applications now through February 14 for the 2020 NJSO Edward T. Cone Composition Institute, held July 13-18 in collaboration with the Princeton University Department of Music. The tuition-free institute offers four composers the opportunity to have their music performed by the New Jersey Symphony Orchestra (NJSO) and participate in in-depth sessions with industry leaders. Housing at Princeton University and on-campus meals are provided; the NJSO will reimburse participants up to $250 towards travel costs. The Institute is open to university composition students or composers in the early stages of their professional careers. Composers will hear their works in rehearsal and performance, participate in masterclasses with Institute Director Steven Mackey, and receive musical and practical feedback from NJSO musicians and guest conductor Ludovic Morlot. The NJSO will present participants’ works in a July 18 concert at Richardson Auditorium. Learn more at or contact NJSO Artistic Operations Coordinator Cassandra Mueller at or (973) 735-1740.

Posted November 25, 2019