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 24th International Chopin and Friends Festival in NYC proudly announce the 5th International “New Vision” Composition Competition for Woodwind Quintet in memory of Wojciech Kilar (90th Birthday anniversary).

Submitted compositions will be judged by Cracow Golden Quintet and composers:
Paul Moravec(USA: Mannes School of Music/, Adelphi University), Marta Ptaszynska (Poland/USA, University of Chicago) and Artistic Director of the Chopin and Festival – Jakub Polaczyk (Poland/USA: The New York Conservatory of Music)

The Grand Prize winner will be awarded cash prize 400$

Submission Guidelines
5th International Composition Competition New Vision 2022

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. Submitted works may have received premieres or/and performances in the past.

Woodwind Quintet

Compositions may not exceed 8 minutes in length.

Materials for Submission:
Applications will only be accepted via google forms.

Competition is anonymous. Composers may apply with multiple pieces . Full score (PDF format only): composer’s name should not be on the score, as scores will be reviewed anonymously by composer’s pseudonym.

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

Optional Audio recording of the piece (MIDI rendering is acceptable). Program notes of the piece.

Entry Fee: Donation to NYDAI $20 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 the application form with the composition title.

Jury will choose First Prize, Second and Third, possible honorable mentions. First Prize winner will be performed during 25th Chopin and Friends Festival in NYC by acclaimed Cracow Golden Woodwind Quintet.

Submissions must be time-stamped by September 1, 2022, 11:59pm EST.

Winners will be announced by September 20, 2022. Winning piece will be recorded during the festival at the Polish consulate New York, November 2 by Cracow Golden Woodwind Quintet. Please direct all inquiries to NYDAI Inc.:



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