Call for Scores Vocalis Chamber Choir

Vocalis Chamber Choir - Buffalo, NY
Call for Scores

Deadline: October 15, 2018

In an effort to continue its mission of educating and inspiring the public of Buffalo and Western New York, Vocalis Chamber Choir is inviting the submission of new choral works. The selected composition for this season will receive a $500 honorarium and a live performance and recording of the work by Vocalis. Submitted works will also be held in consideration for performance in future seasons.


All composers welcome, regardless of age, nationality, race, gender.
Submitted works must be unpublished.
Due to performance constraints, works between 3-8 minutes in length will receive priority consideration.
There is no entry fee.

Vocalis Chamber Choir seeks works in two categories:
SATB a cappella works between three and eight minutes in length.
SATB works for chamber choir with solo/small instrumental accompaniment under 15 minutes in length.

All submissions should be made by email and sent to the address below.
All submissions should include the anonymous score and a recording of the piece for the panel’s consideration.
Deadline for entries is October 15, 2018.
All compositions will be evaluated anonymously in determining the winner.
The winning composer will be notified no later than December 1, 2018.


Please email a pdf of an anonymous score and an audio recording to:
Mary Keough -

For more information on Vocalis, please visit our website at:

The Vocális Chamber Choir, a select ensemble of dedicated professionals based in Western New York, is committed to performing great a cappella music from all eras, and to cultivating an awareness of the art of choral singing. We strive to inspire, educate, and enlighten our audiences through an intimate and moving concert experience.

15 Oct 2018