The CINTAS Foundation Brandon Fradd Fellowship in Music Composition competition is offered annually. Candidates must submit a minimum of 3 and a maximum of 5 recordings two should be recent works. Recordings must accompany scores. Scores must be digitally scanned in PDF form. A list of all works (including the date of each) must be provided showing which works have been performed or read. All recordings should be on a CD preferably in mp3 format. Please do not submit commercially sold CDs or compilations. Compositions on microfilm or loose sheets will not be accepted. For the purpose of historical value the winner is expected to submit signed and dated bounded scores and an accompanying CD to be added to the CINTAS Fellows Collection.
Eligibility: Creative artists living outside of Cuba of Cuban citizenship or direct lineage (having a Cuban parent or grandparent). Prepare two narrative statements: the artist's statement describes your personal history your development as an artist and your plans for the future. The Project Statement describes the project or activity that you would undertake if awarded a Cintas Fellowship. Please include a timeline for the project and identify other sources where appropriate of funding for the project.Candidates must submit two letters of recommendation with the application. Letters may be submitted separately if necessary but must be received by the application deadline. Each letter of recommendation must be submitted in a sealed envelope with the recommender's signature across the seal. Letters of recommendation must be written in English or Spanish. For more information or to apply please visit the scholarship provider's website.