Leith Hill Musical Festival Composition Competition 2017

February 9, 2017 in All Opportunities, choral, Composers by mwhiteside

Leith Hill Musical Festival
Composition Competition 2017

Deadline 1st July

Brief: Music: A piece to be scored for TBB voices and piano

For: Suitable for mixed-ability amateur singers

Duration: 3 – 4 minutes

Text: Composers may choose their own text, which may be

sacred or secular in content and which must be in English.

Prizes: There will be three prizes

1st Prize: £250 and performance in the LHMF

2nd Prize: £150

3rd Prize: £75

Composers: Should be UK resident.

There is no age restriction.

There is no entry fee.

Professional musicians connected with the Festival Choirs

are not eligible to enter.

Judges: Jonathan Willcocks, LHMF Festival Conductor and another member

of the Festival Music Committee.

Timetable: 1st July 2017 : The deadline for receipt of entries

1st Sept 2017: Results will be announced/published

Notes: 1. The composer is responsible for obtaining permission to

use any text which is still in copyright.

2. Competition entries are to be submitted in conventional

written vocal score format. Please send two paper copies

and one pdf.

3. No audio files are required.

4. Entries will be judged anonymously.

5. More than one prize-winning entry may be performed in future

Festivals if the standard merits this.

6. LHMF reserves the right not to award specific prizes if the

Judges do not consider entries to merit them