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January 15, 2008

Yale Glee Club Emerging Composers Competition

Once again the Yale Glee Club invites composers to submit a composition for their Fourth Annual Emerging Composers Competition.

Eligibility: Composers should be in the early stages of their musical careers. Yale alumni may participate, but current Yale students are not eligible. Employees of Yale University and previous Yale Glee Club Emerging Composers Competition are not eligible.

Guidelines for submitted compositions:

• Mixed choir (SATB)
• Unaccompanied, with piano accompaniment, or with instrumental accompaniment of not more than three individual instruments
• Three to five minutes’ duration
• Unpublished works which have not received a premiere performance, only
• Rights to text must be cleared and evidence of copyright holder’s permission must be shown
• Secular or sacred text
• Level of difficulty suitable for a college choir or community choir, or excellent high school choir

Prizes:
• $1500 plus travel expenses to New Haven for attendance at premiere performance by the Yale Glee Club
during its 2008-2009 concert season
• Possible future publication in Yale Glee Club Choral Series
• The winner will be announced in late April, 2008. All entrants will be notified by mail. The winner will
also be announced on the Yale Glee Club web site (www.yale.edu/ygc) at this time.
submission guidelines:
• Five (5) copies of the submitted score must be postmarked no later than February 1, 2008. Only one
composition per entrant may be submitted.

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Posted by acapnews at January 15, 2008 9:47 PM

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