We are delighted to announce the winners of our Band Music Shop Composer Challenge, a unique opportunity to showcase composition skills to some of the leading composers in band music!

We have been overwhelmed by the number and the quality of your submissions, receiving more than 60 compositions from 16 different countries and in less than two weeks! Our panel of judges made up of world renowned band composers, all represented by Hal Leonard Europe, had the difficult task of selecting a winner in each section that best captured the spirit of the theme and the guidelines of the challenge. Thank you to all of the composers who made submissions – you’ve shown us some wonderful talent and creativity!

And now, a huge congratulations to our three fantastic winners, Günther Fiala, Tom Hondeghem and Stephen Crooks




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 Günther Fiala  Tom Hondeghem  Stephen Crooks
 Austria  Belgium  Northern Ireland

Each winning composer receives a voucher to spend with Band Music Shop worth €250, as well as a license to the latest version of leading notation software Sibelius Ultimate, kindly donated by Avid. 


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Thank you all and keep on composing!

Band Music Shop Team