The Herb Alpert School of Music holds the following competitions each year:

  • The Mimi Alpert Feldman Award (graduate students only): Applications available in early fall quarter.
  • The Benno Rubinyi Piano Competition (non-graduating undergraduate students only): Applications available in early spring quarter.
  • The Henry Mancini Award for Composition of Music for Motion Pictures and Television Films: Applications available in early spring quarter.
  • The Herbert H. Wise Award for Composition and Conducting: Applications available in early spring quarter.
  • The Stanley Wilson Award in Composition and Brass Performance: Applications available in early spring quarter.