Joining the ACL

The Asian Composers League offers three types of memberships by application:

The ACL also has a roll of HONORARY MEMBERS, who are nominated by Full Members and approved by the General Assembly, and the EXECUTIVE COMMITTEE who oversee the running of the League, and are voted on by the General Assembly.

Application forms for Full, Associate and Individual Membership are also available for download at the bottom of this page.

The following table outlines the benefits, rights and privileges of each membership type. The application forms give further information, including the Membership Criteria for each type.

 Submission proceduresIs accommodation provided?Young Composer CompetitionCountry reportMay be on Executive Committee?Voting rightsMembership Fee (2011)
FULL At least one work guaranteed performance if six (6) works are submitted.

No maximum, but no more than 2 works per composer.

Works collected & sent from each organisation.

No entry fee.
Chief Delegate and Young Composer, for full duration of festivalMay submit one entryYesYesYesUS$150
ASSOCIATENo minimum or maximum.

No guaranteed performance.

No more than 2 works per composer.

Works are collected and sent from each organisation.

No entry fee.
TBDNoYes: combine with Full MemberNoNoUS$100
INDIVIDUALUp to 2 works in different categories.

No entry fee.
None providedN/AN/ANoNoUS$50
HONORARYWorks submitted through member organisationsFor full duration of festival.N/AN/AYesN/AN/A
EXECUTIVE COMMITTEEWorks submitted through member organisationsFor full duration of festival.N/AN/AN/AN/AN/A
NON-MEMBERSUp to 2 works per composer.

Entry fee will be required.
NoNoNoNoNoN/A

Members receive the following benefits:

  • Performance opportunities through the ACL Festival/Conferences
  • Stimulation and professional development opportunities for composers through cross-cultural dialogue
  • The ability to contact and connect with some of the most important minds in Asian music composition today

APPLICATION PROCEDURES

Organisations and individuals interested in becoming a member of the Asian Composers League should follow the guidelines below: