The ALEA III International Composition Prize

The Alea III International Composition Prize was established at Boston University to promote and encourage the creation of new music by young professional composers of all nationalities under 40 years old.

The Prize was established by Charles Politis, a Greek American industrialist.

Unperformed and unpublished works of all styles and esthetic directions are eligible and may be scored for any combination of single orchestral instruments, guitar, voice and/or electronics utilizing from 1-15 musicians.

Compositions range between 6 and 15 minutes in duration

During the preliminary stage of the competition, members of the Boston University Music Faculty select 6-9 works for the finals.

At the final stage Theodore Antoniou conducts the performances of the finalists composition, and after the concert a monetary prize of $2,500 is awarded.

The judges for the final round are well known personalities of the Boston music scene.

The panel, consisting of composers, performers, conductors, musicologists and educators, aims for a balance among a variety of musical approaches.

All scores are kept in the ALEA III library for the perusal of students, performers and any other interested individuals.

For more information and application, visit: The ALEA III International Composition Prize Website

Scholarship 2017/18

Undergraduate Scholarships,
Masters Scholarships,
PhD Scholarships,
International Scholarships.