The Contemporary Music Festival proudly offers several contest opportunities for composers and performers. The Indianapolis Chamber Orchestra Composition Contest offers composers of orchestral music an opportunity to enter their music into a nationally recognized and peer reviewed competition and to hear the winning composition performed live at the festival. Likewise, the Music Now Concert competition offers composers of chamber works an opportunity to enter their music into a nationally recognized and peer reviewed competition and to hear the top 4-5 works performed live at the festival. The ISU Student Recital competition is designed to allow ISU students to submit works they have composed or performed for performance during the festival. For detailed information on specific contests, please click on the links in the right side navigation bar.