Composition & Arrangement Competition
for High School Students

Bacoustics HS Competition2


2016 High School
Composition & Arrangement Competition

Win the opportunity to have a LIVE PERFORMANCE of your piece by BACOUSTICS!

Submissions due November 1, 2016.

  • All high school students in the United States are eligible.
  • Entries must be composed for 5 bassoons and contrabassoon.
  • Submissions will be evaluated by members of Bacoustics and the winner will be selected based on creativity, compositional integrity, and knowledge and treatment of the bassoon.
  • Submit entries (PDF & MP3) to:

 is the Rutgers University undergraduate bassoon ensemble comprised of students enrolled at the Mason Gross School of the Arts studying the bassoon.  Students involved in the ensemble learn the necessary skills needed to play the bassoon successfully in a coached chamber music setting.  The ensemble is committed to raising “bassoon awareness” within the community and providing educational outreach concerts at schools throughout the state of New Jersey as well as neighboring New York and Pennsylvania.