Entries for the 2021 CMNZ Commissioning Prize have closed. If you have any questions please contact Elliot Vaughan.
The CMNZ Commissioning Prize is in place to commission a New Zealand composer who has not been commissioned by CMNZ before. The new piece will be toured by a group in the CMNZ Regional Series the following year.
Award: An 8-10 minute commission premiered and toured by a group in the CMNZ 2022 Regional Series. The fee will align with CANZ guidelines.
Eligibility: The prize will be awarded to a composer who has not been commissioned by CMNZ before. New Zealand composers, including NZ-born composers now based overseas and composers born overseas now living in Aotearoa will be considered.
2021 Deadline: Sunday 21 February, 2021
Banner image of detail from ‘a pink-lit phase’ by Eve de Castro Robinson, commissioned by CMNZ for the Nash Ensemble, 1997.