Summermusik Announces First Annual Summermusik Commission Competition

Summermusik (Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra) Announces First Annual Summermusik Commission Competition

Press Release | 2.5.24

CINCINNATI, OH – Summermusik (Cincinnati Chamber Orchestra) in partnership with Chamber Orchestra of Pittsburgh, Chamber Orchestra of the Triangle (NC), and Reno Chamber Orchestra announce the first annual Summermusik Commission Competition. This blind competition is open to composers of any nationality and age.

This first-of-its-kind initiative will provide the winning composer the rare opportunity to have their composition performed by four professional chamber orchestras over the course of the 2025-26 season with the premiere performance taking place in Cincinnati in August 2025. The winner will also receive a $10,000 grand prize and a travel stipend to attend the premiere.