2020 The Taiwan Band Clinic 

International Wind Band Composition Competition








Taiwan Band Director Association (TBDA) advocates the creation of original music by establishing a comprehensive platform of music composition, publishing, advertising, and promotion. TBDA encourages composers from around the world to present their original work and advance the quality and quantity of musical works. This competition aims to discover new talents, cultivate innovative composers, enrich Taiwan wind band music, and build an open platform where composers can readily discuss their craft. It is a clear statement to the international community that Taiwan champions musical diversity and vitality.



  1. All materials must be submitted via post.

  2. The attachments of submission must include the following:

  • Application Form (Please download the application form from www.taiwanbandclinic.org)

  • An affidavit of Composition with signature

  • A synopsis of Composition

  • A brief bio of composer

  • Eight copies of Full Score: Please binding the scores as B4 (25.7cm x36.5cm) Size.

  • A CD Includes a Midi file or WAV file of the composition.

   3. The deadline for registration: Please send all of the documents to the organizer before 30 April          2020.


Competition Rules

  1. Submissions must be:

  • not accessed co-composition more than one person.

  • an original, unpublished composition for wind band.

  • grade 3-4 level of difficulty.

  • 7-8 minutes in duration.

  • each participant submits up to 2 works.                                                                       

   2. Composers may re-submit non-winning compositions from other competitions. However, once           a work has been awarded a prize in any competition, it may not be submitted again.

   3. All submitted compositions must include a synopsis of his/her composition and description     

       that explains his/her work and musical materials used. The word limit of the synopsis is 500             words.

   4. The Organizer is not responsible for any misprint or mistakes on the score and parts of the

       selected compositions.

   5. Participation in this contest means that each participant agrees and accepts to all rules and


   6. Instrumentation

       The maximum instrumentation is as follows













   7. Application Notes

  • All submissions must not include words and/or symbols that can identify the composer.  Marks and symbols irrelevant to the music must not be allowed. Participants who fail to adhere to this rule will be disqualified.

  • Participants who are qualified to enter the final round must provide a hard copy of parts

       by post (delivery date based on postmark) within two weeks of receiving qualification notice.             Late delivery will result in disqualification. Individual parts must be printed single-sided in A4         size (21 cm x 29.6 cm) and must include page numbers and the name of the instrument.

  • The application must be completed in its entirety. Incomplete applications are not accepted. Applicants without the necessary qualifications and late submissions will not be accepted. The application documents will not be returned to the applicant.


Taiwan Band Director Association

Address: 7F., No.96, Sec. 2, Changsha St., Wanhua Dist., Taipei City 10846, Taiwan (R.O.C.)

Tel: +886-2-23706619

Fax: +886-2-23709281

E-MAIL: taiwanclinic@gmail.com

International Wind Band Composition Competition

Regulations and Rules 

Registration Form of the

International Wind Band Composition Competition

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