Encouraging the creation of new choral music for over four decades, the 43rd Annual Ithaca College Choral Composition Contest is now accepting entries. Compositions should be suitable for high school Mixed Choral Ensembles (SATB – Some divisi acceptable). Three to five minutes performance length is appropriate. Applications must be received by December 1, 2022.
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. Winners of first and second place will be awarded the following cash prizes:
FIRST PLACE - $1,200 | SECOND PLACE - $700
Finalists of the 43rd Annual Choral Composition Contest will be announced December 9, 2022.
The Ithaca College Choral Composition Festival will be held Saturday, February 11, 2023 at Ithaca College. Finalist composers have the opportunity to work with choirs performing their compositions.
Sponsored by the Ithaca College School of Music and Mark Foster Publishing (a division of Hal Leonard), this competition is open to all composers except for Ithaca College faculty, staff, and students and anyone who has been awarded First Place in this Choral Composition Contest within the last five years.