The NSRMTA Student Composer Competition is an annual competition. Students can enter their original compositions on or before April 27th. Compositions will be judged, with eligible First-Place winners advancing to the CFMTA National Student Composer Competition.

PLEASE NOTE: The NSRMTA Student Composer Competition is an annual competition.
Entry deadline for 2020 is April 27th. Deadlines are near the end of April but vary from year to year.

Entrants must be students of teachers who are members of the Nova Scotia Registered Music Teachers’ Association. Eligible students can enter their original compositions in various categories as per the chart and guidelines that follow.

Teachers, if you are interested in having your students compete in this competition, but are not yet a Registered Music Teacher in the province of Nova Scotia, please visit our membership page for full details on how to become a member. You can apply to become a member there by completing the onlineapplication form.

The NovaScotia Student Composer Competition awards various prizes of ribbons for all entries, and certificates, and cash to the First Placewinners of each class.

For more information, please contact the Competition Convener, Skippy Mardon,

The 2021 NSRMTA Student Composer Competition is now open. Please scroll to the bottom of the page for the online entry form.

Click or drag a file to this area to upload.
Please ensure the TITLE of the composition is on EVERY page. Please NUMBER every page Please mark in bar numbers for every 10th measure of piece. Do NOT include the student’s name on the Composition – only on the entry form.
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Mail in Cheque - Cheque to be made out to NSRMTA and mailed to Laura Marriott 3376 Connaught Ave, Halifax, NS B3L 3B5

E-transfer - Send to - The password should be "composition"