Endorsement Page

Authorization for Competition 

I hereby certify that the musical composition submitted by this student is the original work of this student. Furthermore, any copyrighted materials, including texts, have been cleared for use. I also attest that this piece has not been published by an outside party, and that if selected, the student is responsible for providing parts for performing ensembles. I agree to the rules and regulations stated in the Guidelines of the NJMEA Young Composer’s Competition and understand that all sent materials will not be returned. 

Student’s Signature ____________________________________________________________________________ Date ________________ 

Parent/Guardian Signature ___________________________________________________________________ Date ________________ 

Sponsoring Teacher’s Signature ______________________________________________________________ Date ________________ 

Composition Title: _____________________________________________________________________________________

Checklist for Submissions

  1. Completed Online Application Form. 
  2. Send the following to:

    Dr. Andrew Lesser, NJMEA, 6 Christopher Mills Drive, Mt. Laurel, NJ 08054. 

    • Signed Authorization Page
    • Entry fee of $20 per submission. Make checks payable to NJMEA.

  3. Send the following electronic files to:
    andrew.lesser@yahoo.com
    • Electronic copy (PDF preferred) of the score. (Do not write any personal information on this paper.)
    • Audio file (live or computer generated) or MIDI file of composition.
    • Description of the work and program notes (PDF preferred – Do not write any personal information in the notes).

For any questions or concerns, contact: 
Dr. Andrew Lesser at
andrew.lesser@yahoo.com

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