Brooklyn Youth Chorus 2019-20 Men’s Ensemble Composer Competition

Entries should be:

Original ensemble compositions (choral or instrumental) written within the last 10 years (2009 or later)
Written for any choral or instrumental voicing
The scores you are submitting are NOT the work we will perform. These scores serve as a work sample from which a composer will be selected to write an original choral work.

The eventual work will be:

3-part Men’s Choir (TBB, TTB); click here for detailed notes for composers
Acapella, or with piano accompaniment
Five to eight minutes in length
Original and with no prior public performance (public performance is defined in the U.S. copyright law to include any music played outside a normal circle of friends and family)

Mon, Nov 4, 2019 - Sample submission deadline; 12:00 pm EST
Mon, Nov 18, 2019 - The winner will be notified
Mon, Jan 6, 2020 - First draft deadline
Mon, Feb 3, 2020 - Final draft deadline
Feb 2020 - The winner will be announced to the general public
Sat, May 16, 2020 - Premiere performance of the winning composition
Scores must be submitted via our online submission form
Entry scores should not include composer’s name so that evaluation and judging of each composition may be conducted anonymously
The competition winner will receive:

Prize of $500 USD
World premiere performance by the Brooklyn Youth Chorus Men’s Ensemble
Well-rehearsed recording of the live performance

4 Nov 2019