- Open to composers of any age and nationality.
- World/US/West Coast premieres are highly encouraged.
- Works already premiered on the West Coast must be composed after January 2009.
- The instrumentation should work for the standard roster of Delirium Musicum: 6 violins, 2 violas, 2 cellos, double bass, and optional guitar or keyboard (harpsichord, synthesizer, etc). Quartets and quintets are welcome, but shall be arranged to make best use of Delirium Musicum’s roster.
- Concerti and works that feature string soloist(s) are acceptable.
- Suggested length of each submitted work: under 10 minutes.
- Submissions are due June 30th, 2019.

- Winners' piece(s) will be performed at one of Delirium Musicum's concerts during the 2019-2020 season.
- Winners will receive a cash award of $500.
- Winners who wish to attend the concert in Los Angeles will receive a travel stipend up to $500 for international travel, $350 for domestic travel necessitating airfare, and $100 for locals.
- Lodging will be provided in Los Angeles for up to 4 nights to attend rehearsals and the concert.
- A professional live video recording of the winners’ pieces will be made for promotional use.
- Winners will be featured on the website and social media of Delirium Musicum.

- Delirium Musicum may use the video recording made by the ensemble for promotional purposes.
- Additional concert(s) might be added prior to the main performance date.

For questions related to the application process, please check the FAQ or use the contact form to get in touch with Delirium Musicum.