To participate in our chapter’s Young Composer Project, students must submit a completed project, either computer generated or neatly hand printed using a ruler for all vertical lines (bar lines, stems, etc.). The piece maybe submitted as a PDF by email or snail mail.  

Email to Dr. Nehrenberg at or snail mail to 19503 122 Place SE Kent WA 98031. 

If possible also include and mp3. An mp3 is required for any ensemble submissions. If mailing your submission, be sure to make a copy as I will not be returning the original documents. 

Parameters and Dates

There are two sessions available. Students may participate in one or both. The second session may be used for revised versions of the first composition or a new work.  For feedback the students can have either a written adjudication or a half-hour in person tutorial session. When submitting the composition indicate which evaluation, written or in person, you prefer. For in person, the student’s teacher and/or parent are invited to attend as well. In person sessions will be at my house, written reviews will mailed or emailed. 

First due date is November 29, 2021 with half hour tutorial sessions available December 3rd or 4th (contact me for your preferred time, I am available all day).

Second due date is January 31, 2022 with half hour tutorial sessions available February 3rd and 4th (same availability). 

The cost for either session is $35.    

If requesting a written evaluation, they will be mailed or emailed by the beginning of the following week.  

If you have any questions contact Dr. Steve Nehrenberg at