Pictures 2017
In the tradition of Mussorgsky's masterpiece, Pictures at an Exhibition, New Jersey Pre-college (grades 7-12) and College students are invited to create an original composition, in the style of a fanfare, written for trumpet, horn and trombone based on Soundsuit by Nick Cave, current on view at the Montclair Art Museum.  All winning compositions will be premiered on Sunday, June 11, 2017.

Deadline for Submissions

Wednesday, May 31, 2017
All submissions will be made electronically


Composer's ForumTBD

Awards Ceremony and Concert
Sunday, June 11 3pm (pre-concert talk at 2:15pm)
Montclair Art Museum, Montclair, NJ
(Free and open to the public)
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    Nick Cave (b. 1959), Soundsuit, 2015
    Mixed media including beaded and sequined garments, 
    ​fabric, hair, and found objects
    Museum purchase; Acquisition Fund; 2015.13
    ©Nick Cave.  Photo by James Prinz Photography.  
    Courtesy of the artist and Jack Shainman Gallery, New York.