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Summary:Hymn/anthem competition
Deadline: 29 February 2020
Date Posted: 04 December 2019
Details: The Cathedral Church of St. John the Evangelist in Winnipeg (Diocese of Rupert’s Land, The Anglican Church of Canada) is pleased to announce the 200th Anniversary Anthem Composition Competition. Using our theme ‘Celebrating God’s Faithfulness’, entrants are invited to submit unpublished anthems on or before February 29, 2020. Three monetary prizes ($2200 for first, $1200 for second, $800 for third) will be awarded by a panel of judges. The three pieces will be premiered in Winnipeg on May 31, 2020, as part of a choral festival at St. John’s Cathedral celebrating 200 years of God’s faithfulness in the life of the Anglican Church in Western Canada.

• The composer must be a Canadian citizen or permanent resident.
• The hymn text must be, in some form, a proclamation of the Gospel of Jesus Christ.
• The hymn may be written for up to 4-part choir, SATB voicing.
• The hymn must include organ accompaniment.
• The hymn’s length is to be 3-5 minutes.
• The composer must secure rights to any texts not in the public domain.
• The three winning compositions become the property of the Corporation, Cathedral Church of St. John the Evangelist, Winnipeg, Manitoba.
• Scores must be submitted as a PDF file, including complete contact information

Please send completed scores to:

Cathedral Church of St. John the Evangelist
135 Anderson Avenue
Winnipeg, Manitoba R2W 5M9
Office: 204.586.8385
Facebook: Cathedral Church of St. John the Evangelist
Twitter: @deanrupertsland (Saint John’s Cathedral)