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 Ithaca College Composition Competition
Summary:Choir Competition
Deadline: 06 December 2019
Date Posted: 04 November 2019
Details: The Choral Composition Contest
41st Annual Choral Composition Contest
The Robert Campbell ’40, M.S. ’50, Endowed Choral Composition Prize will be awarded to the first place winner in the annual Choral Composition Festival.
Sponsored by Ithaca College School of Music and Mark Foster Publishing (a division of Hal Leonard).


• Mixed choir (SATB)
• Unaccompanied, or keyboard accompaniment
• Three to five minutes' duration
• Unpublished works only
• Rights to text must be cleared, and evidence of copyright holder's permission must be shown
• Secular or sacred, and suitable for public high school
• Open to all composers*
* Prior winners of this contest may enter only after five years. Ithaca College faculty, staff, and students are not eligible

• First -- $1200
• Second -- $700
• Winners will be announced at the March 28, 2020 concert.
• Finalists are required to be present at the performance of their work. Ithaca College will reimburse travel expenses up to a maximum of $250.

• Six scores will be selected for performance by high school choirs on March 28, 2020 at Ithaca College
• Finalists will be announced at by Friday, December 20, 2019
• Scores will be reviewed for possible publication by Mark Foster Publishing (a division of Hal Leonard).
• At the March 28, 2020 concert, the Ithaca College Choir will premiere a commissioned choral work

Submission and Return Guidelines
• Entry fee of $25 per score. Make checks payable to Ithaca College
• Include your name, address, phone number(s), social security number, and e-mail in a sealed envelope
• Names must not appear on the score
• Size of manuscript must not exceed 8 1/2" by 14"
• No scores will be returned unless a self-addressed mailer and postage are provided
• Mail entry to:

Janet Galvαn, Director of Choral Activities
Ithaca College
953 Danby Road
Ithaca, NY 14850-7000