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Emerging Composers Competition - Yale Glee Club

Saturday, April 1, 2023

New Haven, United States

There are no restrictions on age or nationality. A CV is used to determine whether the composer could be characterized as “emerging.”

-Mixed choir (SATB, divisi possible)
-Unaccompanied, with keyboard accompaniment, or with instrumental accompaniment of not more than three individual instruments
-Three to five minutes duration
-Preference will be given to unpublished works that have not received premieres outside of informal academic settings
-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

-$1500 plus travel expenses to New Haven for attendance at premiere performance by the Yale Glee Club during its 2023-24 concert season
-Possible future publication in Yale Glee Club New Classics Choral Series
-The winner will be announced in May, 2023. All entrants will be notified by e-mail. The winner will also be announced on the Yale Glee Club web site ( at this time.

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