The 2016 AGBU Sayat Nova International Composition Competition





1st Prize: 2.500 €

2nd Prize: 1.500 €

3rd Prize: 1.000 €


Special Prizes: Carnegie Hall Award, Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra Award, and Armusic Publishing House Award

The winning piece of the special Carnegie Hall Award will be premiered at the "AGBU Performing Artists in Concert" at Weill Recital Hall in December of 2017.


The Armenian National Philharmonic Orchestra's (ANPO) Award is given to the first prize winner who will be commissioned to write a 10 minute piece to be premiered by the ANPO in the 2017/18 season.


In collaboration with the Composers Union of Armenia, the top three prize winners of the Competition will get their winning works published by the Union’s Armusic Publishing House in Yerevan.