New England Carol Contest
5th Annual New England Carol Contest
ChoralArt honors the carol tradition with a New England Carol Contest.
ChoralArt seeks new carols from composers with a New England connection (born in, current resident of, or composer currently studying at a college, university, or conservatory in one of the six New England states). The winning entry will be premiered during the 2018-2019 season at our Epiphany concert (January 2019).
- Premiere: no prior public performance of submitted composition
- Voicing: a cappella or keyboard accompaniment, SATB setting with divisi up to SSATB
- Duration: about 3 minutes
- Difficulty: like carols represented, for example, in 100 Carols for Choirs (Willcocks, Rutter; eds.)
- Text: new settings in English
The winning composer will receive a $750 cash prize. There is no cost to apply.
The deadline for submissions is August 15, 2018 at 6pm EDT. For more information please visit www.choralart.org/carolcontest/