May 10 is the deadline for submissions for the Utah Arts Festival's sixth annual Composer Commission, sponsored by US WEST Foundation. The commissioned composer will receive $5,000 and a chance to create a work to be heard at next year's arts festival.
Each year the festival commissions a Utah-based composer to write an 8-to-12-minute orchestral piece to be premiered by the Utah Symphony.Winner of this year's Composer Commission is Stephen Jones of the Brigham Young University music faculty. His piece will be premiered next June 22.
For forms and other information contact the Utah Arts Festival at 322-2428. All entries will be judged by a jury.