Our Call for Scores(Marimba Solo) portal closed at 11:59pmcst, May 7th. The outreach has been overwhelming. We have had submissions from Sweden, Russian, Portugal, Italy, England, Scotland, Israel, Taiwan, Argentina, and the USA. Because of the high number of submissions, IPI is extending the panel evaluation period. Our panel is in the final stages of deliberations. We should have results posted soon. We appreciate your support and understanding. Results will be posted on our website https://www.exploreipi.org and on our Facebook page. If you haven't already liked us on Facebook, please like our page at: https://m.facebook.com/exploreipi/ and feel free to share our link with others who may be interested. Thank you again!

Submission Guidelines

  • Please accompany submissions with name and contact information.
  • Upon submitting your score, please pay the 18.00£, 20.00€, $25.00 submission fee.
  • Score submissions should be in PDF format and labeled (LastName_FirstName_TitleofPiece).
  • Audio renderings or recordings of submissions are highly encouraged. 
  • Acceptable audio formats include midi, WAV, and MP3 files, not to exceed 25mb. WAV and MP3 are preferred.
  • Submissions will not be considered complete until all of the above steps have been met.
  • Compositions must be previously un-published.
  • IPI reserves the right not to award a winning composition based on the consensus of the panel.

Submit scores and audio files by May 7th, 2018 to exploreipi@gmail.com along with $25 submission fee. Winners will be notified via email by May 18th, 2018. Address any questions to exploreipi@gmail.com



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1st prize   

  • Cash prize: 360£, 400€, $500
  • Live Performance at the IPI 2018 Seminar in Aberdeen, Scotland
  • Audio and Video Recording

2nd prize                           

  • Recognition of composer and work throughout IPI website and social media channels
  • IPI swag bag

3rd prize                           

  • Recognition of composer and work throughout IPI website and social media channels