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2017 Hymn-tune Composing Competition

 2017 Hymn-tune Composing Competition
Summary:Hymn writing competition
Deadline: 11 December 2017
Date Posted: 05 October 2017
Details: Multitude of Voyces invites submissions for its inaugural hymn-tune composing competition.

Multitude of Voyces exists to support Inclusive Community through music with underrepresented, underutilised, vulnerable or marginalised communities. This competition is part of a project which aims to raise the profile of and provide new opportunities for women composers, writers and performers involved in Anglican worship.

The competition is open to those who identify as women composers (hereafter known as women composers) of any nationality and age. The hymn-tune should be written for SATB voices with organ/piano accompaniment and should be suitable for an SATB congregation to sing without rehearsal. The tune should be suitable to be sung to the words Sing a New Church by Sister Delores Dufner OSB.
There is no entry fee.

There will be one prizewinner whose hymn-tune will be sung to the given words at the International Womenís Day Service at St Thomasís Church, Salisbury, on Thursday 8 March, 2018.

The Jury will consist of the Director of Multitude of Voyces Louise Stewart, the musical director of the International Womenís Day service, Olivia Sparkhall, and a senior female church musician.

The deadline for receipt of entries is Monday 11 December 2017. The results of the competition will be announced on the Multitude of Voyces website on 31 December 2017, once the winner has been contacted by email.
Web Site:www.multitudeofvoyces.co.uk/competition-detailses invites submissions for its inaugural hymn-tune composing competition. Multitude of Voyces exists to support Inclusive Community through music with underrepresented, underutilised,