Apply for The ASCAP Foundation Rudolf Nissim Prize

Program Administered by ASCAP's Concert Music Department

Wednesday, November 15, 2017

This Award honors Dr. Rudolf Nissim, who served as head of ASCAP’s Foreign Department for four decades and also established the ASCAP Concert Music Department. Prior to fleeing to the United States in 1940, Dr. Nissim had been Managing Director of the Austrian Performing Rights Society (AKM) for seven years. Dr. Nissim’s dedication to concert music and concert music creators was an inspiration to his colleagues, and his generous bequest to the Foundation is a reminder of his legacy in perpetuity.

Prize: The award recipient(s) will receive a monetary prize of $5,000 (to be shared equally among all co-writers of the winning musical work or composition).

Eligibility: All living concert composer members of ASCAP. Prior winners of this Prize are ineligible.

Submission Deadline: All submissions must be postmarked no later than Wednesday, November 15, 2017.

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