Entries must be submitted online no later than 11:59 p.m. on Monday March 10, 2014. TheC7Prize is for works completed within five years prior to the competition announcement, as well as works written specifically for the competition. Submissions should not have been traditionally published or accepted for publication; please see guidelines for details and definitions. There is an entry fee of $25 for one entry, and $15 for the second entry by the same composer. Late or incomplete submissions will not be considered.
The 2014 competition is open to composers who are citizens of Canada and The United States of America, as well as students of any nationality studying in these countries, all with the exception of the competition adjudicators and administrators of TheC7Prize and their families. There is no age limit.
Composers' submission requirements for 2014 are for SATB works. This includes:
• piano accompanied originals
• a cappella originals
• piano accompanied arrangements
• a cappella arrangements
Piano accompaniment should reflect compositional value beyond a piano reduction. A cappella submissions should include a piano reduction. Works may have been performed; however there are some restrictions which may be found in the competition guidelines.
The C7Prize is unique amongst composition competitions. It invites conductors and their choirs worldwide to be part of the adjudication process, and focuses on choral performances at all adjudication levels.
Conductors worldwide...HERE is how you and your choirs can participate and register.
• Brady Allred
• Hilary Apfelstadt
• Dan Forrest
• Elise Letourneau
• Donald Patriquin
• Cheryl West
• The Conductors who comprise the Marketplace Adjudicators