The Indianapolis Symphonic Choir announces the 11th Annual Christmas Carol Commission Competition as part of its commitment to the future of choral music. Submitted works must be original, unpublished, and have not been publicly performed; between 3 and 5 minutes long; written for SATB (divisi is acceptable), mixed adult choir; and may be a cappella or utilize keyboard accompaniment. Text and language are at the discretion of the composer, and should be suitable for a Christmas/holiday performance.
Composers 35 years of age or younger (as of December 1, 2020) who are United States citizens or legal residents may submit one composition via email (PDF) to the Indianapolis Symphonic Choir by 11:59 p.m. (EST), May 31, 2020. Compositions must be in PDF format and emailed to email@example.com. No consideration will be given to entries received after the deadline. Submitted materials will not be returned. Questions may be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org. There is no entry fee, although the attached submission form must accompany the composition. The winner will receive a cash prize of $2,500 plus travel and lodging for the world premiere in December 2020.
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