Urbana Pops Orchestra

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2016 Urbana Pops Orchestra Composition Contest:



Aspiring composers are invited to submit a work to this year's UPO Composition Contest!  Composers must be residents or full-time students in the State of Illinois.  Works can be submitted under the Junior Division (18 or under) or Senior Division (18-35 years).

Given this year's theme, your piece must be scored to synchronize with the following video clips:

These videos were generously provided by Volition, a video game company based in Champaign.


For complete regulations and instructions on how to enter, see the Composition Contest Rules.  Good luck to all who enter!

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Supported in part by a grant from the Community Foundation of East Central Illinois and the Urbana Arts Council.