Musica Caelestis National Composers Competition

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
ul. Odkryta 38A m 20
03-140 Warszawa

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.