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Carol Composition Competition

 

PRESS RELEASE: The Chapel Choir of Worcester College, Oxford invites entries for its carol composition competition. Compositions are invited from composers aged 26 or under to set the anonymous text, Adam lay y bounden for four part mixed choir (with optional divisi). Settings may be unaccompanied or with organ accompaniment and should last no longer than 4 minutes. Compositions must be currently unpublished works. The winning composition will be premiered at the College Carol service in December 2015. Entries will be adjudicated by Professor Robert Saxton, Dr Thomas Hyde and Thomas Allery. The winning composition will win a prize of £350. The deadline for entries is September 1st 2015. Further details of how to apply are available from the College chapel website, http://www.worcesterchapel.co.uk/choirs/carol-composition-competition/