2015 National Composition Competition


We are excited to announce our Third Annual Composition Competition open to any and all student composers from across the country!


One First Prize-Winner will receive $1000, have their piece performed during DSQ's new music tour in Spring of 2016 with performances across Michigan, and receive a performance recording of the work.


Six Runners-Up will have their pieces premiered by DSQ in Michigan and receive live performance recordings of their works.



Our 2014 Winner:

Joseph Bozich - "Babel"
At right: DSQ with composer Joseph Bozich after the premiere performance at Weill Recital Hall at Carnegie Hall in New York City.

Our 2013 Winners:

Natalie Moller - "Phantoms"
Annika Socolofsky - "Bulgarity"
Pictured at right (L-R): Professor Donald Sinta, Danny, Annika Socolofsky, Joe, Zach, Natalie Moller, Dan. Following the US premiere of their works.