The NBRMTA Student Composer Competition is an annual competition. Students can enter their original compositions in various categories as per  the chart and guidelines that follow.  Compositions will be judged, with eligible winners advancing to the CFMTA National Student Composer Competition.

The 2017 NBRMTA Student Composer Competition is now closed.

Please check back for the competition results.

PLEASE NOTE: The NBRMTA Student Composer Competition is an annual competition. Entrants must be students of teachers who are members of the NB Registered Music Teachers’ Association. Eligible students can enter their original compositions in various categories as per the chart and guidelines that follow.  Compositions will be judged, with eligible winners advancing to the CFMTA National Student Composer Competition.

If you are interested in having your students compete in this competition, but are not yet a Registered Music Teacher in the province of New Brunswick, please visit our membership page for full details on how to become a member, including the online application form.


Le Concours de composition pour les élèves du Nouveau-Brunswick de l'APMNB est un concours annuel.  Les élèves des professeurs membres de l’APMNB sont invités à soumettre leur compositions originales selon les règlements qui suivent.  Les compositions seront jugées et les gagnants avanceront au concours de composition national de la FCAPM.

La compétition de compositeurs étudiants 2017 NBRMTA est fermée.


For competition regulations, please click for English or French information.

Printable English application form or French application form

Online English application form or Online French application form

Please scroll down to the bottom of this web page for PayPal and e-transfer payment options.

There are prizes available for the winners of the class, including the Janet Hammock Composition Awards.  Janet Hammock is a Canadian composer and pianist, currently residing in Sackville, New Brunswick.  She is a member of the NBRMTA and Professor Emeritus of Mount Allison University where she taught with the Department of Music for 31 years.

For more information, please contact the Competition Chair, Ross Simonds.


NBRMTA Student Composer Competition entry fees may be paid via e-transfer directly to: treasurer@nbrmta.com (without additional administrative fees added to the total), or via PayPal listed by category below (additional PayPal administrative fees are automatically added to the total):

PREPARATORY & CATEGORY A ($15.00):



CATEGORY B ($20.00)


CATEGORY C ($25.00)


CATEGORY D & CATEGORY 5 ($35.00)



Please click here for the 2016 NBRMTA Student Composer Competition Results.