New York Dance & Arts Innovations

New York Dance & Arts Innovations Inc. (NYDAI) is a not-for-profit organization established with the aim of multi-national creative support and promotion of the performing, visual and literary arts.


The 25th International Chopin and Friends Festival in NYC proudly announces the 6th International “New Vision” Composition Competition for fixed medias, Electronics or electronics with video, possible interactive systems.

The theme of the competition is: Galaxies , any kind of inspirations of the universe are welcome to mark the 550th Birthday of the Polish astronomer Mikołaj Kopernik.

Submitted compositions will be judged by 3 Polish/American composers:

Jakub Ciupinski (New York, SUNY Purchase)

Marcin Pączkowski (Seattle, University of Washington)

Jakub Polaczyk (New York, The New York Conservatory of Music)
Artistic Director of the Chopin and Friends Festival

The Grand Prize winner will be

awarded cash prize 400$

Submission Guidelines

6th International Composition Competition “New Vision 2023”


Eligible composers are those who are in the early to middle stages of developing an international career and for whom this prize would represent a significant career opportunity.


Fixed media Electronics (stereo) with possible video.

(Live electronics possible if the composer would be presenting their work)


Compositions should not exceed 8 minutes in length.

Materials for Submission:

Applications will only be accepted via google forms.

Please send larger materials by google drive, Dropbox links etc. as well as technical requirements of the work.

Audio and Video should be submitted as high-quality stereo mixes.

Submission format: .wav or .aiff, 2 channels (stereo)

Competition is anonymous. Composers may apply with multiple pieces.

Composer’s name should not be on the score, as scores will be reviewed anonymously by the composer’s pseudonym.

Paypal Receipt of application fee submission should be also included in the application.

Entry Fee: Donation to NYDAI of $20 for each composition. Composers may submit multiple works.

Payment accepted online via PayPal under donation payment link on the NYDAI website:

Please include your receipt through application form with the composition title.


Jury will choose First Prize, Second and Third, possible honorable mentions. First Prize winner will be presented during the 25th Chopin and Friends Festival in NYC during a concert at the Polish Consulate in NYC. The concert will have a screen and 2 channels audio – speakers system.


Submissions must be time-stamped by September 15, 2023, 11:59pm EST.

Winners will be announced by the end of September 2023. Winning piece will be broadcasted live and presented during the festival at the Polish Consulate in New York, November 8. direct all inquiries to NYDAI Inc.:


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