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2008 choral composition competition

Mercoledì, Gennaio 16, 2008 - 17:08
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2008 choral composition competition of the Cincinnati Camerata

Prize: $500 and performance in May, 2008

Entry fee: $30.00 US.
Check or money order payable to Cincinnati Camerata
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Receive deadline: Thursday, February 14, 2008

Submission criteria:

  • Original composition for 4 to 6 part mixed choir; a cappella or with up to five instruments one of which may be keyboard; no electronics.
  • Five to eight minutes long
  • Not previously performed in Ohio or Greater Cincinnati
  • Anonymous submission:
    • Remove all names and identifying marks (tape and white out are acceptable)
    • Include a sealed envelope with your name, address, email and phone number.
    • The name of the work should be on the outside of the envelope.
  • Submit a performance score.
  • Recordings or realizations on CD are not mandatory but are strongly encouraged.
  • Electronic submission (i.e. via email) is not permitted.
  • Include in the envelope written permission to use the text. If the text is public domain include confirming information to support this.
  • Do not send original scores or only copies.
  • There are no restrictions with respect to race, sex, age or residency.
  • The text may be in any language.
  • A composer may submit only one piece.

More Details:

  • The winning composition will be performed on the Cincinnati Camerata Spring Concert in May, 2008 and may be performed at other times.
  • The Cincinnati Camerata reserves the right to not award a prize.
  • The winning composer must provide a final score and part set by March 31, 2008. The Camerata will make up to 40 copies for use by the chorus.
  • Members of the Cincinnati Camerata, Music Under Construction, and the judging panel are prohibited from entering this contest.

Send all submissions to:

Cincinnati Camerata
1201 Locust Avenue
Dayton, KY 41074

For further information email Camerata@MusicUnderConstruction.com

Be sure to include text permission as applicable and entry fee!

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