Hosted annually by the UC Santa Barbara Department of Music, the Dorothy and Sherrill C. Corwin Awards recognize excellence in Music Composition and are open to all UC Santa Barbara undergraduate and graduate student music majors in the Department of Music, the College of Creative Studies, and the Media Arts and Technology Program. 

Every year, three external judges are nominated by the Corwin Chair of Composition, João Pedro Oliveira, to evaluate student scores and recordings and award prizes linked to monetary rewards, concert performances, and studio recordings. 

To submit an entry to the 2023 Dorothy and Sherrill C. Corwin Awards, please download the following forms:

2023 Corwin Awards Guidelines

2023 Corwin Awards Submission Form

The Dorothy and Sherrill C. Corwin Awards are generously supported by the Corwin Family Foundation.