18th Annual Cambridge Chamber Singers Composition Competition

18th Annual Cambridge Chamber Singers Composition Competition

Submission Criteria

  1. Original composition for a cappella, 4-6 part mixed choir, occasional divisi is acceptable;
  2. Three to six minutes long;
  3. Not previously performed in Massachusetts;
  4. Anonymous submission: Remove all names and identifying marks;
  5. Provide a document, PDF or Word, containing your name, address, email and phone number;
  6. Submit a legible score. In addition, recordings or synthesized versions are strongly encouraged but are not required;
  7. A maximum of two different scores may be submitted by each composer;
  8. If the text is not public domain, include written permission to use it;
  9. You must submit electronically, to the e-mail below, with a PDF attachment. Sibelius, Finale and other formats will not be accepted. Attachments larger than 5MB are blocked, so use a service such as Dropbox, Google Drive, or SendStuffNow for larger audio files. Please make sure files can be accessed through October 31, 2017.

The winning composition will be performed by the Cambridge Chamber Singers at two concerts in the Boston area in 2018. CCS encourages the composer’s 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.

For further information, email competition@cambridgemadrigals.org.

15 Oct 2017