Heartland Symphony Orchestra has received a grant from Crow Wing Community Trust to help support its 2017/2018 Composers’ Competition. This year, composers from Minnesota, Iowa, Wisconsin, North and South Dakota, and Illinois are invited to submit an original orchestral composition. The winning score will be premiered by the Heartland Symphony Orchestra at its Spring concert series to be held in three central Minnesota communities: Crosslake, (April 6, 2018) Little Falls (April 7, 2018) and Brainerd (April 8, 2018).
The winner will receive a $1000 monetary prize, an opportunity to work with the orchestra and its conductor, and a performance CD and DVD. The deadline for submissions is February 2, 2018. For more information call 1-800-826-1997 or email HeartlandSymphony@gmail.com. Complete application instructions can be found on the website: www.HeartlandSymphony.com. 2017-2018 Composers’ Competition