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The John Sanders Memorial Competition for Young Composers

 The John Sanders Memorial Competition for Young Composers
Summary:Liturgical Choral Competition
Deadline: 23 March 2018
Date Posted: 19 July 2017
Details: In order to encourage the composition of music suitable for the liturgy, The Sanders Society will develop a biennial competition for young composers under the age of 30 years. The winning composition, a choral work of up to 6 minutes in length for SATB choir suitable for performance within a cathedral setting, will if of sufficiently high quality receive a first performance at a Choral Evensong at Gloucester Cathedral during the summer of 2018.

In addition the winning composer will receive an award of 1000.
The next composition competition for young composers will be judged in April 2018:

Closing date: 23rd March 2018
Judging: April 2018
The winning composer will be notified by email, (confirmed by letter) and details of the winning composition will be announced on 15th June 2018 on this website
First performance of the composition: Choral Evensong at Gloucester Cathedral: Summer 2018
Judges:
o Dr. Christopher Robinson
o Bob Chilcott
o Adrian Partington
o Tim Rogers (Encore Publications)
Full rules of the composition competition for young composers and an entry form may be downloaded below:
Competition Rules
Entry Form

Entry forms for UK entries can be obtained by post, enclosing a stamped (93p) C5 envelope, from:
The Sanders Society,
144 Tuffley Avenue,
Gloucester
GL1 5NS
Overseas applicants please contact info@sanderssociety.org.uk.


Web Site:www.sanderssociety.org.uk/Competition.aspx