Composers are invited to apply for a place in the 9th  European Composers Competition, to be held in Palanga, Lithuania in 2024 as part of the 45th  European Brass Band Championships.



Composers are invited to submit an original composition for brass band of maximum
12 minutes duration.

The competition will consist of one preliminary round and a final.
The final will take place 2 May 2024 in the Palanga Concert Hall, where the new compositions will be performed by a championship section brass band.


1st place               EUR 2500
2nd place             EUR 2000
3rd place              EUR 1500
Band prize           EUR 500
Audience prize    EUR 500

All competitors who reach the final will receive a diploma.

Rules and invitation

Please read the rules and invitation for the competition carefully before enter.
EBBA ECC 2024 Rules and Invitation – Composer Competition (pdf)


Applicants must have been born on or after 1 January 1989.
Closing date for entries is 15 January 2024.

For further details, please contact Lilli Anne Grong-

EBBC 2024

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