BCS launches The Mary Otty Composition Prize 2020

Bristol Choral Society is delighted to announce a
composition competition to be adjudicated by Judith Weir and Stephen Jackson.

Prizes
1st prize: £1,000
2nd prize: £500
Audience prize: £100

The winning work will be published by Shorter House.

Brief 
A carol for mixed voice choir, either a cappella or accompanied by harp and/or piano. Divisi up to SSAATTBB is acceptable.

Duration
4 – 5 minutes

Text
Composers may choose their own text, which may be sacred or secular in content, as long as it is suitable for inclusion in a Christmas programme. This must be non-copyright and in the public domain.

Performance
Saturday 12 December 2020 7.30pm, Bristol Cathedral Presented by Bristol Choral Society, conducted by Hilary Campbell, Harpist Anne Denholm, Pianist Liam Dunachie

Deadline
Monday 7 September 2020. Entries received after this date will not be considered.

Adjudicators
Judith Weir, Master of the Queen’s Music, and Stephen Jackson, Musical Director of Trinity Laban Chamber Choir

Please click here: The Mary Otty Composition Prize 2020 for full details and information on how to enter. We look forward to receiving your entries!