The Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards
SPONSORED BY THE HERB ALPERT FOUNDATION AND THE ASCAP FOUNDATION BART HOWARD FUND
The Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards are granted annually to encourage talented young jazz composers.
Click here for details on eligibility and to complete an application.
Applicants must be citizens or permanent residents of the United States who have not reached their 30th birthday by December 31, 2019. Applicants must submit a completed application; the notated score of one composition; biographical information listing prior music studies, background and experience. Applicants must also submit a CD of the composition. This program was initiated in 2002 and is now supported by The Herb Alpert Foundation and The ASCAP Foundation Bart Howard Fund. Recipients are selected through a juried national competition.
The “Application Period” begins on October 24, 2019, and ends at 5:00 p.m. Eastern Time on December 15, 2019. Hard copy materials must be postmarked no later than December 15, 2019.
The Herb Alpert Foundation
The Herb Alpert Foundation, a non-profit, private foundation established in the early 1980's, makes significant annual contributions to a range of programs in the fields of Arts, Arts Education and Compassion and Well Being. Its funding is directed toward projects in which Herb and Lani Alpert and Foundation President Rona Sebastian play an active role. [The Foundation does not accept unsolicited proposals.]