"Please note that the competition rules have been changed after publication of the rules in the January issue of ICB and on Social Media - the version below is the correct and legally binding one, with the changed article 9."
The International Federation for Choral Music (IFCM) announces the Fourth International Competition for Choral Composition, the chief aim of which is to promote the creation and wide distribution of new and innovative choral repertoire.
Participation is open to composers of any nationality or age.
The Competition is dedicated to choral compositions a cappella (SATB or divided into as many as eight parts, SSAATTBB) with a maximum duration of 5 minutes, speciﬁcally for medium to advanced choirs.
The text of the composition, sacred or secular, in any language, written for the occasion or pre-existing should be in the public domain.
If not, permission in writing must be obtained from the author or copyright holder of the text and must be enclosed with the entry form.
The entry fee is only US25.00! Apply between 1 April to 30 September 2019!
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