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 San Francisco Choral Artist's Call for Scores
Summary:SATB choir competition
Deadline: 01 December 2018
Date Posted: 17 October 2018
Details: New Voices Project

First Prize: $500*

SAN FRANCISCO CHORAL ARTISTS, a 20-voice chamber choir, announces its 15th annual New Voices Project competition for composers under age 30.

BASIC REQUIREMENTS: We seek an unperformed work, 4 minutes or less in length, for SATB a cappella choir, on a nature theme. It may include simple body percussion; divisi to 8 parts or fewer. Composers must be under 30 years of age as of June 1, 2018 and USA residents. For full requirements, please visit our website:

Incomplete submissions, or those not meeting the stated requirements, will be eliminated.

THEME: For our March concert entitled “Out of the Garden, Into the Woods: from Paradise to Scary” we seek a new and creative work based on themes of nature. Note: The composer is responsible for obtaining relevant rights to use copyrighted material.

COMPOSER BENEFITS: The selected work(s) will be premiered by the SF Choral Artists at three concerts in March 2019, in San Francisco, Oakland, and Palo Alto, CA. Up to three winners will be selected. The first-prize winner will receive $500*, and all winners will receive a professional-level recording from a live concert.

SUBMISSIONS: must be mailed by Dec 1, 2018 as a PDF file with covering email to [with composer’s name in the subject line], or two, unbound copies via USPS to: SFCA, New Voices Project, 55 Taylor Street, San Francisco, CA 94102-3619

* the committee reserves the right to divide the prize money between 2 winners in the case of a tie