For: Suitable for mixed-ability amateur singers
Duration: 3 - 4 minutes
Text: Composers may choose their own text, which may be
sacred or secular in content and which must be in English.
Prizes: There will be three prizes
1st Prize: £250 and performance in the LHMF
2nd Prize: £150
3rd Prize: £75
Composers: Should be UK resident.
There is no age restriction.
There is no entry fee.
Professional musicians connected with the Festival Choirs
are not eligible to enter.
Judges: Jonathan Willcocks, LHMF Festival Conductor and another member
of the Festival Music Committee.
Timetable: 1st July 2017 : The deadline for receipt of entries
1st Sept 2017: Results will be announced/published
Notes: 1. The composer is responsible for obtaining permission to
use any text which is still in copyright.
2. Competition entries are to be submitted in conventional
written vocal score format. Please send two paper copies
and one pdf.
3. No audio files are required.
4. Entries will be judged anonymously.
5. More than one prize-winning entry may be performed in future
Festivals if the standard merits this.
6. LHMF reserves the right not to award specific prizes if the
Judges do not consider entries to merit them
7. Both newly written and pre-existing pieces will be accepted unless they have been commercially published.
Entries to be posted to LHMF Competition Administrator,
Cotswolds, Martineau Drive, Dorking, RH4 2PN
Pdfs to be emailed to firstname.lastname@example.org
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