A music composition contest for high school sophomores, juniors and seniors, in five categories of music, with a cash prize of $1000 per category, public performance and recording by an APU ensemble, a 1 year membership in J.W. Pepper's® My Score® program, and consideration for publication by J.W. Pepper/Wingert-Jones Publications.

TODAY is the deadline, at 11:59 PM PST!

As is often the case, last minute entries are coming in for the contest.  TODAY is the deadline, at 11:59 PM PST! Good luck to all who are entering!

It’s a very close contest!

The judging is finally almost completed.  We’re waiting for one more judge to function as a sort of tie-breaker, and then we’ll be ready to announce the winners. Watch this space!  An announcement of the winners will come very soon!    

The judges are almost done!

The judges have been hard at work.   There are some great entries, so the decisions aren’t easy, but results are coming in and will be announced soon! Watch this space.

The 2016 Contest Is Now Closed

Thanks to all those who entered the contest! The 2016 contest is now closed. Results will be announced soon.

The contest closes January 4 at 11:59 PM PST!

If you’re still planning to enter the contest, this is just a reminder that the deadline is Monday, January 4 , 2016, 11:59 PM Pacific time. Go for it!