Young Composer’s Award

The Ben Steinberg Young Composer's Award

The Ben Steinberg Young Composer’s Award (YCA) competition, is held annually to promote young Jewish composer’s works.  The award provides the winner with a cash prize, a premiere performance, transportation to the first performance, and the possibility of publication through a generous endowment established by Burton Zipser.  The YCA Competition is funded and managed by the GTM.  Additional contributions to the Zipser Endowment Fund are welcomed.

Criteria for the award is announced in January or early February.  The announcement of our winner takes place in late October / Early November.