Open Set 2021 – MoMath’s Song Contest

Make math your muse!  MoMath is now accepting submissions for its annual mathematical song competition, Open Set.  Write your own words to a favorite tune or compose your own melody; the only rules are that the lyrics must be original and must be about math or a mathematical concept.  The winners will be announced — and the winning songs presented — at an online event on March 24.

Songs should be suitable for sharing with a general audience.  All submissions must be in English, and songwriters may submit up to three songs.

Submission Instructions

  1. Begin your submission by completing the form at  Co-writers and additional performers should each complete an entry form (the lyrics and video need only be submitted once). 
  2. Send an email to with the subject line “[YOUR NAME] – Open Set entry,” containing:
    1. Your original song lyrics (the melody may be original or based on an existing song)
    2. A video of yourself performing the song (as an attachment or YouTube link)

Enter today!  Submissions will be accepted through February 22, 2021.

Register for online event on March 24

You may view the 2017 performances at