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 Cambridge Chamber Singers
Summary:Choral Competition
Deadline: 15 October 2018
Date Posted: 22 August 2018
Details: Composition Competition
SUBMISSIONS FOR THE 2018 CONTEST ARE NOW OPEN!
THE DEADLINE FOR ALL ENTRIES IS OCTOBER 15, 2018.

Competition Details

There is no entry fee.

Submission Criteria
1. Original composition for a cappella, 4-6 part mixed choir, occasional divisi is acceptable;
2. Approximately three to six minutes long;
3. Not previously performed in Massachusetts;
4. Anonymous submission:
1. Remove all names and identifying marks;
2. Provide a separate document (PDF or Word) containing your name, address, email, and phone number;
5. Submit a legible score. In addition, recordings or synthesized versions are stronglyencouraged but are not required;
6. A maximum of two different scores may be submitted by each composer;
7. If the text is not public domain, include written permission to use it;
8. You must submit electronically via email to competition@cambridgemadrigals.orgwith your piece as a PDF attachment. Sibelius, Finale and other formats will not be accepted. Attachments larger than 5MB are blocked, so use a Dropbox, such as SendStuffNow, for larger audio files.

The prize for the winning composition is $700. The piece will also be performed by the Cambridge Chamber Singers at their two concerts in the Boston area. CCS encourages the composerís attendance.

The Cambridge Chamber Singers reserves the right to not award a prize.

There are no restrictions according to age or residency. The text may be in any language. A composer may submit no more than two pieces, but composers are welcome to resubmit non-winning works again.

Composers will receive an e-mail confirming their completed application at the close of the competition. Before that time, composers will only be contacted if their submission is incomplete.

For further information, email competition@cambridgemadrigals.org.

Web Site:cambridgechambersingers.org/compcomp/
Email:competition@cambridgemadrigals.org