The Musica Sacra Institute is now accepting submissions for the Musica Caelestis National Composers’ Competition 2017, organized in the celebration of the 25th anniversary of the Warszawa-Praga Diocese under the patronage of Archbishop Henryk Hoser. The competition is open to Polish composers of any age. Works must be 5-7 minutes in duration, composed for female choir (up to 4 parts), with lyrics in Latin for the purpose of being performed during liturgy in a capella or with organ accompaniment.
The deadline for submissions is May 15, 2017 (based on postmark). Scores should be sent to the following address:
Musica Caelestis National Composers’ Competition 2017
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Members of the jury include Paweł Łukaszewski, Miłosz Bembinow, Bartosz Kowalewski and Łukasz Farcinkiewicz. The results will be announced by mid-June 2017. The winners’ concert and awards ceremony will take place on November 12, 2017 in Warsaw-Praga Cathedrals of St. Florian and St. Michael the Archangel.