The ASCAP Foundation Herb Alpert Young Jazz Composer Awards

Thank you for applying for The ASCAP Foundation Herb Alpert Young Composer Awards!

Please note that, for Entrants between the ages of 13 and 18 (or the age of majority in the state, district, or territory of Entrant’s residence, if older), the Entrant’s parent or guardian will be required to complete and submit this Online Application. The Entrant’s parent or legal guardian must also download, complete, and return this Parental Consent form.

Entrant Details

Entrants must be, at the time of entry, at least 13 years of age or the age of majority in the state or country of residence, whichever is older.
Please enter your date of birth. Click the "Previous Year Arrow" to select the year of your birth, then select the month and day.

Current Address

Please select "Yes" if you want us to use the contact information provided in the Current Address fields or select "No" if you would like us to use the information provided in the Permanent Address fields.

Permanent Address

Music Education

Please enter up to three institutions in reverse chronological order.

Work Details

1. Chart/Score (required)
a. Uploading a chart or score is required. The score should be in PDF format, and the file must be no larger than 250MB.
b. Only one work will be accepted per entrant.

2. Audio file (required)
a. Uploading an audio file is required. The file must be in MP3 format, and it must be no larger than 250MB.

Enter a url or brief biography (limit 500 characters)
Title of Composition:*
Does your work include text?
I confirm that this is my original work and that it was composed in 2018 or later.*
For larger ensembles, you can use generic descriptions rather than listing individual instruments (e.g., full orchestra).
Performing Ensemble:

Terms & Conditions

I represent and warrant that: (a) I am authorized to submit this Online Application (or in the case of Entrants between the ages of 13 and 18, submit this Online Application on behalf of the Entrant who is a minor) to participate in this Award; (b) all information set forth in this Online Application is true and correct; and (c) I have read and agree to comply (and in the case of Entrants between the ages of 13 and 18, shall ensure that the Entrant shall at all times complies) with The ASCAP Foundation Official Awards General Rules and Regulations (including Schedule A and the Eligibility and Submission Requirements set forth therein).*

I further certify that either: