Choral Composition Contest


Now Open: 41st Annual Choral Composition Contest
Encouraging the creation of new choral music for more than three decades, the 41st Annual Choral Composition Contest is now accepting entries. Entries should be suitable for high school Mixed Choral Ensembles (SATB – Some divisi acceptable). See Guidelines & Regulations for further information.

The Robert Campbell ’40, M.S. ’50, Endowed Choral Composition Prize will be awarded to the first-place winner in the annual Choral Composition Festival. Winners of first and second place will also be awarded the following cash prizes:

• First Place - $1200
• Second Place - $700

Winners will be announced at the 40th annual Choral Composition Festival Concert on Choral Competition Festival Saturday, March 28th, 2020.

• Finalists are required to be present at the performance of their work. Ithaca College will reimburse travel related expenses up to a maximum of $250.

Sponsored by Ithaca College School of Music and Mark Foster Publishing (a division of Hal Leonard). This competition is open to all composers with the exception of Ithaca College faculty, staff and students.

Applications must be postmarked by Deadline: Friday, December 6th, 2019

Submission and Return Guidelines

Entry fee of $25 per score. Make checks payable to Ithaca College
Include your name, address, phone number(s), social security number, and e-mail in a sealed envelope
Names must not appear on the score
Size of manuscript must not exceed 8 1/2" by 14"
No scores will be returned unless a self-addressed mailer and postage are provided

Mail entry to:
Janet Galván, Director of Choral Activities
Ithaca College
953 Danby Road
Ithaca, NY 14850-7000

We look forward to hearing your work!

Janet Galván
Director of Choral Activities
Ithaca College

6 Dec 2019
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