EL COR CANTA

International composition competition for choir and orhestra

Timeline

Submission period

Mon Jan 21 at 5 AM UTC

End of submission period

Fri May 31 at 9:59 PM UTC

Results date

Sun Jun 30 at 4 PM UTC
The association EL COR CANTA (ECC) convenes the first edition of the EL COR CANTA International Composition Competition for Choir and Orchestra, focused on the creation of new choral-symphonic music of a level suitable for amateur choirs. El Cor Canta is an amateur choir of 140 singers of different levels and musical experience.

The competition focuses on the composition of original works on text that will be determined in each edition. The composition contest prize will be announced during the spring of 2019. The winning work(s) will be premiered in the concerts of the El Cor Canta project scheduled for February and/or March of 2020.

There will be two categories:
-Professionals for those born before 01/01/1984
-Young composers or composition students for those born after 31/12/1983. These participants may choose to participate directly in the professional category, indicating such on the entry form.

The submitted works should be compositions of choral-symphonic music for chamber orchestra, soloist and mixed choir (SATB) of an estimated duration of 15 minutes. The winning work in the professional category will receive a cash prize of 3000€, and the winning work in the category young composers or composition students will receive a cash prize of 2000€.

Details are available at web pages:
https://elcorcanta.cat/index.php/concurs-composicio