The Sunday Night Singers

Call for Scores

 
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CALL FOR SCORES

 

The Sunday Night Singers is looking for compositions to perform at the Spring concert in May 2020 and possibly at the 2020 World Choir Games in Belgium! The Sunday Night Singers is a mixed chamber choir, in Palmdale, CA, made up of young adults who have a musical background, are music majors, or have music degrees. The concert will be celebrating the women’s suffrage movement centennial in the United States. The compositions should follow that theme!

We are looking for any of the following themes:

Works with women as it’s main theme

Works about women empowerment

Works composed by women*

Works celebrating the Women’s Suffrage Movement

*we will be accepting works composed by people of all genders.

The Sunday Night Singers will choose up to 3 winners, with a cash prize of $250(USD) each!

The Sunday Night Singers will publicly announce their winner(s) no later than January 31, 2020. Anyone who is not selected will also be informed no later than January 31, 2020.

Eligibility:

  1. Work must be a world premier.

    1. Must not be promised to another group to premier or record. 

    2. Must not have been performed in a public setting before.

    3. Premier window ending November 30, 2020

  2. Work must be for choir. 

    1. 24-voice mixed chamber choir.

    2. Can be: unaccompanied, with piano, or with no more than 2 instruments

    3. SATB, SSAATTBB, SSAA

    4. Chorus is at a semi-professional level.

  3. Up to 15 minutes of music

  4. Lyrics must either be public domain, or composer must obtain permission from the copyright holder.

  5. Composers may only submit one composition.

  6. There is no fee to submit material.

*This competition is open to composers regardless of race, color, national origin, religion, creed, age, sex, sexual orientation, marital status, disability, or veteran status.

Submit:

  1. Score in PDF form.

  2. Midi or acoustic recording of composition in mp3 form. (“title - last name”)

  3. Short description of composition submitted.

  4. Proof of text being public domain, or permission from the copyright holder.

  5. A short bio of the composer.

  6. 1-3 links to work samples.

Composition must be submitted by December 15, 2019.

We will not accept late entries or incomplete submissions!


If you have any questions, or are having trouble submitting your material, please email the material to thesundaynightsingers@gmail.com with subject line “Call for Compositions”