2015 look and listen


Composers Competition 2016

The deadline to enter the 2016 competition was September 20, 2015. Thank you to all who participated.

We are pleased to announce that this year’s winner is J. Alexander Brown, for his piece Music for Double Bass. Congratulations Jesse, and we look forward to having your work in the lineup for our 2016 Festival!

The Prize:

One Winner receives a $1000 cash prize as well as a performance of his or her work at the 2016 Look + Listen Festival in New York City. The concerts feature performances of 20th and 21st Century music by talented and rigorous professional performers.




Past Winners:

2003 Mei-Fang Lin
2004 Peter Gilbert
2005 Panayiotis Kokoras
2006 Erin Gee
2007 Izzi Ramkissoon
2008 Nathan Davis
2009 Paul Leary
2010 Dan Visconti
2011 Zibuokle Martinaityte
2012 Ashley Fu-Tsun Wang
2013 Evis Sammoutis
2014 Antonio Macaretti
2015 Daniel Fawcett
2016 J. Alexander Brown